JOB SUMMARY: Assist faculty in the Division of General Internal Medicine and the Division of Geriatric Medicine in preparing and assembling grants proposals/contracts in compliance with sponsor, Medical Center, and federal guidelines and deadlines. Interact with other departments and agencies to facilitate the development, submission, and administration of grant proposals. Independently manage budget responsibilities for grants. Monitor terms and agreements of grant awards for compliance.
Assist faculty in preparing and submitting grant/contract proposals in compliance with sponsor, VUMC, and federal guidelines and deadlines.
Assist faculty in understanding guidelines and determining requirements, deadlines and time management for responses to PAs/RFAs or general application submissions in a proactive manner. Coordinate multiple applications under absolute deadlines.
Work in a collaborative manner with the Administrative Officer, Principal Investigator and the Office of Research, throughout the application process prepare budgets including indirect cost calculations, achieve a professional document for submission, and tracking and receiving back confirmation of submitted application.
Responsible for PEER submissions for signatures for Conflict of Interest Forms, and PI Assurance.
Process all contracts through PEER and work with OCM and sponsors to ensure the contracts are fully executed.
Proficient in COEUS and PEER, comfortable with learning new systems/technology.
Interact with other departments and agencies to facilitate the development, submission, and administration of grant proposals.
Responsible for tracking and receiving back confirmation of submitted application from Grants & Contracts.
Provide outside departments with biosketches, other support and ancillary data as requested.
Responsible for preparing and submitting progress reports, RPPRâs. Must be familiar with all NIH systems.
Independently manage pre and post budget responsibilities.
Reviews budget details with PI, including: personnel, effort allocated and overall expenses, ensuring consistency with sponsor and institutional policy.
Prepares and submit budget changes to AO/financial manager and the Department of Finance.
Monitor expenses to stay within the sponsor and the Institutional guidelines, following policies, effort allocation and overall expenses.
Serves as a resource for the Division PIs, Trainees, and Scholars.
Keeps abreast of new/updated agency policies, procedures, deadlines and timeframes of new initiatives by working closely with AO/financial manager.
Attends all training offered by the Office of Research as well as reading online/published materials (i.e.: NCURA newsletter, NIH online updates).
Keeps AO/financial manager and PIs informed of any material changes.
Provide PI information on for submitting: New Animal or IRB protocol requests.
Monitor terms and agreements of grants and contracts for compliance.
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VUMC Recent Accomplishments
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US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center), 9 adult and 9 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
Truven Health Analytics: among the top 100 hospitals in the US
Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
American Association for the Advancement of Science: 12 faculty members elected fellows in 2014
Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Middle Tennessee
Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US
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