blog posts Grants and Contracts Assistant, Specialist, or Coordinator Sep 23, 2022 3:45 pm The Prairie Research Institute (PRI), a research and service institute of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign centrally located between Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis, houses five large scientific surveys covering a wide range of expertise including biology, water resources, climate, geology, sustainable technology, and archaeology. PRI’s mission is to provide objective, integrated scientific research and service that allow citizens and decision-makers to make choices that ensure sustainable economic development, enduring environmental quality, and cultural resource preservation for the people, businesses, and governments of Illinois. Learn more at go.illinois.edu/PRIjobs. Why Work at the Prairie Research Institute? Highlights of Employee Benefits The Prairie Research Institute is seeking two individuals to join our Grants and Contracts team (level is dependent on qualifications). Grants and Contracts Assistant: Entry level position, responsible for assisting in monitoring assigned grant and contract financial activity to ensure compliance with grant guidance and regulations. Provide assistance to Principal Investigators in creating budgets and spending plans for assigned grant submissions. Grants and Contracts Specialist: Perform pre- and post-award administrative duties related to sponsored projects, with special emphasis on maintaining the data necessary for compliance with institutional policies and procedures, state and/or federal laws, and contractual obligations. Coordinate with PRI principal investigators (PIs). Grants and Contracts Coordinator: Independently perform pre- and post-award administrative duties related to sponsored projects, with special emphasis on maintaining the data necessary for compliance with institutional policies and procedures, state and/or federal laws, and contractual obligations. Independently manage a portfolio of PRI principal investigators (PIs). Office Support Associate - Illinois State Archaeological Survey Sep 7, 2022 4:00 pm The Illinois State Archaeological Survey is seeking to hire a part-time Office Support Associate to provide support to the ISAS Business/Administrative Associate in the administration of grants and daily operation of the business office. Position is based in Champaign, Illinois.