This position will administer and support all pre- and post-award operations associated with the Accelerator Award grant program at The Ohio State University Corporate Engagement Office. In addition to providing programmatic support, this is a customer-focused role that will provide research administrative support services to Accelerator Award program-affiliated faculty members (approximately 30 Principal Investigators (PIs) across 25 departments) totaling $1M in research spending per year.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, research administration, or a scientific and/or relevant field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Three years of grant or contract management experience. Excellent written and communication skills. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Ability to exhibit professionalism and maintain relationships with external partners, faculty and staff. Ability to work both independently and part of a team. Demonstrated problem-solving skills. Effective time management and prioritization skills. Ability to take initiative, multi-task and work well under pressure. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Excellent math, analytical skills, and ability to analyze budgets.
Two years of experience in research administration. Experience in university setting working with faculty in administrative role. Knowledge of federal, state, and university requirements regarding pre- and post-award administration. Knowledge and experience with The Ohio State University Office of Sponsored Program’s policies, processes and regulations.
Target Salary: $48,000.00 - $60,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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