The mission of the Office of Research Administration (ORA) is to provide exceptional support for IU's research community in order to catalyze research productivity and protect the institution and its research community from risk.
ORA accomplishes this mission by minimizing the impediments to research activity, promoting research conduct that meets the highest standards of ethical integrity, and ensuring that research activity is compliant with all local, state, and federal regulations.
Works within Grant Services Bloomington and is responsible for review, preparation and submission of proposals for external funding. Reviews, analyzes, interprets and negotiates legally binding terms and conditions of standard (i.e. non-complex) awards. Resolves conflicts and facilitates contract and grant revisions through discussions and correspondence with agency officers and legal personnel, University counsel, faculty and staff, and other administrative and programmatic units at IU throughout the life of the award. Establishes university accounts and budgets, reviews and approves grant and contract expenditures posted to those accounts, interprets agency policies and award documents to departments on allowable expenses, and conducts final review and closeout of expired accounts. Advises faculty and staff on the proposal process, budgeting policies, award terms and conditions, and financial policies and procedures.
Note: The position is located in Bloomington but has postings in Bloomington which serve the Bloomington, Kokomo, Northwest, South Bend, East, and Southeast campuses, and postings in Indianapolis which serve the IUPUI campus and the regional medical centers. .
This position is posted at a PAE3AD level but may be filled at a PAO2AD level depending on the candidate's qualifications. Although they will be similar, the duties and responsibilities may differ if filled at the lower rank. Please see the Requirements Section below for the qualifications listed for each level.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree and three years of experience with grants, contracts, or university or research policy and procedure.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate and exchange information with a wide variety of individuals. Strong organizational skills and ability to use independent judgement. Demonstrated computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office software.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Extensive computer use. Ability to read and understand complex information.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 3AD
Department: RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION (UA-RSCH-IUBLA)
Internal Number: 73203
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