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Transition Staffing for Research and Sponsored Programs

We understand the unique staffing challenges you face within your institution, so we offer staffing solutions that help you balance your most precious resources. From temporary assistance with staff supervision to core services related to proposal and award processing, we have qualified, experienced research administration support staff to supplement your team.

The MAXIMUS Transition Staffing Services for higher education and research institutions provides skilled sponsored project (pre-award and post-award) professionals that can assist with meeting your current staffing needs during periods of transition.

Pre-award: Our pre-award professionals can assist with information dissemination, program promotion, proposal development, proposal writing, proposal submission, federal electronic submission interfaces.  In addition, we have professionals skilled in award negotiation and acceptance. 

Post-award: Our post-award professionals can assist with award establishment in a variety of grant and agreement modules.  Our professionals are also skilled in financial award management, oversight, reporting and award closeout.

Our professional staff average more than 12 years of experience in sponsored project administration, many bring more than 20 years of experience, and none have less than 3 years of experience.  Our professionals can come in and quickly understand your operational business model and can immediately begin making a difference in services, while reducing the burden on staff who have taken on numerous caseload assignments.  We typically can have a professional sponsored project administrator onsite within three business days. 

Our transition staffing rates are significantly lower than traditional consulting rates and are reasonable for experienced sponsored project professionals and provides for daily support.  We provide our professionals with short-term housing, per diem and on-site transportation.

We can assist while your staff is out on family medical leave or during vacancies, while you recruit to fill positions.