We are searching for communicative candidates who are proactive and passionate about our mission and the clients they serve. The purpose of the position is to administer and manage the research account activities in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, as well as related centers with the goal of enhancing and promoting the growth of its research mission. This position provides oversight in research development by assisting the faculty in the preparation and fiscal management of competitive grant proposals. The Division Research Business Administrator provides financial leadership with timely analysis; advances strategies aimed at supporting the research mission; provides support for financially accurate proposals and post award account management; maintains a compliance focused oversight assuring adherence to agency guidelines, federal and state laws, and University policies. This position will act as a point of contact for their customers. They will build long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationships with their contacts, always striving to find the solutions which best fit the individual needs of our customers.
Some of the responsibilities include:
Account Management – review and process grant applications, administer and evaluation all post-award applications, participate in account management of foundation funds, etc
Leadership – Establish and maintain relationships with internal and external organizations within the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Work closely with Investigators and Business Manager to ensure information is appropriate and correct.
Compliance – Maintain a compliance focused oversight assuring adherence to agency guidelines, federal and state laws, and University policies. Interpret and implement extramural grant and contract policies and procedures.
Development = Learn new application submission processes (i.e., electronic submissions) and become skilled at using new technologies. Meet with the GIM faculty to develop an understanding of their research goals and assist them in achieving these goals.
To succeed in this position, candidates must have solid experience managing grants, especially large ones and/or complicated ones (multi-site, multi-organizational). They must demonstrate exceptional communication, computer, and problem-solving skills. They should be resourceful, analytical, adaptable, and organized with the ability to build rapport with customers who are typically faculty and staff from our partner organizations and administrative offices at the University, i.e., ORA.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree, plus 5 years of research, grant or academic fiscal-related experience; OR Master's degree, plus 2 years research or grant-related experience.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to effectively communicate and exchange information. Use of Microsoft Office programs and knowledge of University systems. Research administration, accounting, business or related University experience.
Certified Research Administrator. Supervisory experience. Work in a higher education setting.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 3AD
Campus: IUPUI - Indianapolis
Department: GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE (IN-INTM-IUINA)
Internal Number: 72213
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