The primary purpose of this position is to ensure all grant funding is expended according to the terms of the grant award. The individual in this position is responsible for the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of quantitative information. This position is part of the Research Administrative Hub for the College of Nursing and the College of Allied Health Sciences. The Grants Manager assists with post-award grant support and administration for faculty and students engaged in a broad range of research and workforce training projects. The individual in this position will assist faculty members and students with post-award administration of externally federal and foundation funded grants and contracts, as well as internal research-related accounts such as faculty startup funds, grant-contract reassignment time funds, indirect cost funds, graduate student research assistantships, and tuition remissions. The individual in this position may also assist with pre-award activities as well as internal research-related accounts.
A large portion of the daily support provided by the CON-CAHS Hub is administrative and transactional in nature: fiscal, budgetary and account management, regulatory compliance and reporting, grant preparation and internal review, quality control, transactional troubleshooting, collaboration with central university grant.
This diverse portfolio includes projects funded by extramural grants, faculty startup funds, institutional state funds and indirect cost accounts. The support provided is partly programmatic: strategic planning for growth in research programs and research culture, development of interdisciplinary scientific and clinical research projects, graduate research training program development, etc.
The Grants Manager serves as a liaison between the Colleges of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences Research Administrative Hub, faculty members and departments, and a range of central university offices responsible for pre- and post-award grant administration including the Office of Research Administration, regulatory compliance, budgetary and fiscal management.
The support provided is partly programmatic: strategic planning for growth in research programs and research culture, development of interdisciplinary scientific and clinical research projects, graduate research training program development, etc.
Programmatic responsibility lies with the designated Associate Deans for Research. However, a large portion of the daily support provided by this Grants Manager is administrative and transactional in nature: fiscal, budgetary and account management, regulatory compliance and reporting, grant preparation and internal review, quality control, transactional troubleshooting, collaboration with central university grant administration offices, central budget offices and external funding.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:
Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information)
Bachelor's degree (writing-related, business-related, or math-related degree), or equivalent, and experience in pre- and/or post-award grant administration, and fiscal/budgetary management and oversight. Experience with/understanding of applicable state and federal laws and policies.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 975342
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Colleges of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences Research Administrative Hub is a Research Administrative Hub on the Health Sciences Campus at East Carolina University. The Hub includes two Colleges that are part of the Division of Health Sciences: The College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS) and The College on Nursing (CON). CAHS is comprised of nine departments: Addiction & Rehabilitation Services, Biostatistics, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Health Services and Information Management, Nutrition Science, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant Studies. CAHS offers a number of undergraduate, graduate, clinical doctorate (DPT and AuD) and research doctorate (PhD) degree programs. CON is comprised of 3 departments: Undergraduate, Advanced Nursing and Education and Nurse Science. The CON student body is heavily weighted toward graduate education, with help of the college’s students enrolled in graduate programs with a clinical, professional and/or research emphasis. The college offers a practice doctorate (DNP) and a research doctorate (PhD).
For both CAHS and CON, the faculty research enterprise is rapidly expanding. The colleges have a growing portfolio of externally funded grant projects. The colleges' portfolio of extramural grants, as well as other research-related funds such as indirect cost accounts, grant-contract reassignment time funds, faculty startup funds, are managed through the Hub. The Grants Manager reports to the Associate Dean for Research, but will function in a largely independent manner on a day-to-day.
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