As a Research Grant Specialist I, you will wo rk with directly with the Graduate Research Administration Manager to complete and prepare for submittal of federal, non-federal and foundation grants. You will w ork as the liaison between departments or research groups and Sponsored Research & Funds Administration, Accounting, and Finance departments. Prepare and route internal documents for signature and processing. Performs all pre- and post-award administrative functions. Assist with budget development and entry of financial information into federal systems. Ensure technical proposal is compliant with all federal, state and local agencies solicitation requirements.
Additional duties and responsibilities include:
Monitors and tracks awards submitted and received.
Monitors federal and non-federal grant accounts, tracks expenses, project reconciliation and research-related financial reporting.
Performs necessary funding corrections via direct cost transfer requests (DCTRs).
Assists in the development of financial projections for project account management.
Assists in the development and submission of progress reports.
Perform Pre-Award administrative tasks including: internal documents, review sections of proposals to ensure requirements are met and draft and review proposal budgets.
Assist Faculty, students, and management team with all T32, F31, F32 Pre-Award and Post Award activities including: trainee assignments in xTrain, Pre-Award submissions, and Post Award financial management including payroll / stipend allocations.
Centralized point of contact for all T32 coordination and questions across the student /trainee population on campus.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.