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Teachers College, Columbia University Grant Researcher (Work Study) in New York, New York

Grant Researcher (Work Study)

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Position type: College Work Study

Location: New York

Categories: Research

Job Summary:

The Office of International Affairs (OIA) seeks a Grant Researcher (work study) to support the work of international engagement at Teachers College. The primary responsibility of the Grant Researcher is to oversee and maintain an accurate and comprehensive grant database for TC faculty and students engaged in international work. This includes researching available and relevant funding opportunities; maintaining a calendar of submission deadlines and overseeing a larger grant database for OIA records. In addition, the Grant Researcher may be asked to support the preparation of literature reviews and presentations on topics related to issues in international education. The Grant Researcher may also be asked to assist with organizing OIA meetings and events, such as visits from international delegations.

This position is remote with the possibility of some in-person hours (only as needed) in Spring and Summer 2022.

Salary: up to $9000

Start Date: Immediate

End Date: June 30, 2022

Basic Functions

  • Research available and relevant grants for TC faculty and students doing international work

  • Summarize Requests for Proposals (RFPs)

  • Research and summarize background material for funding proposals

  • Maintain the International Grants Database on the OIA website; and a calendar of submission deadlines

  • Research literature and data relevant to project topics

  • Support various administrative activities and clerical tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a student matriculated in a TC degree program (full-time TC employees are not eligible for this position)

  • Must have been awarded federal work-study for the term in which a work-study position is being sought

  • Must be taking at least 5 credits (or equivalent, which includes full-time equivalent offerings - HBSK 6480, CCPJ 6480, CCPX 6480, or any 8900 course)

  • Must be able to abide by the Student Confidentiality Agreement; and the Student Privacy Requirements

  • Knowledge and/or experience with grants and funding

  • Must be a strong writer and able to research and edit large volumes of information

  • Able to multitask, prioritize and work with little supervision

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Strong team player; able to work with a diverse group of staff and faculty

Required Documents

(Applicants must submit ALL documents in order to be considered.)

  • Resume

  • Cover letter

  • Writing sample (maximum 2 pages single-spaced; please doNOTexceed this limit.)

If you're interested, please visit the TC Careers page to apply. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and interviews will begin thereafter. Questions? Please email us

Advertised: 11 Nov 2021 Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: 31 Jan 2022 Eastern Standard Time