The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) seeks a motivated Grants and Administration Specialist to serve as an integral member of the SERC Admin Team. SERC is a research institute of the Smithsonian Institution dedicated to ecological and environmental research and education. Its Edgewater, Maryland, campus consists of 2,650 acres of forest, farmland and wetlands, and 15 miles of Chesapeake Bay shoreline. Grants, interagency agreements and other sponsored projects supply a significant portion of SERC’s operating budget and are central to achieving its research and education mission. The Specialist reports to the Financial Administrator and plays a crucial role in ensuring SERC’s sponsored projects and administrative functions are effective, compliant and successful.


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