Sponsored Programs is part of the Office of Research , a group dedicated to aiding the research community in navigating the lifecycle of their work, from finding funding to creating proposals to helping inventions find their way to the public.
Under the guidance of the Sr. Managing Research Administrator (SMR), the Award Analyst is responsible for creating and modifying sponsored research accounts. This process involves reviewing award notices, account information and file documentation, verifying that all necessary internal approvals have been obtained, reviewing and adjusting budgets for set-up, recording appropriate data into the Kuali Coeus (KC) system, participating in award set-up QA, and issuing account notifications to Principal Investigators (PIs) and Department Administrators (DAs). The Award Analyst works closely with Research Administrators (RAs) in Sponsored Programs and Post Award Financial Operations (PAFO) to resolve issues and answer questions that arise during the award set-up process. The Award Analyst serves as the point person and subject matter/process expert for all Analysts across teams. Trouble shoots and triages problematic transactions. Assists SMRA with documenting policies and developing procedures for the award set-up lifecycle. Maintains documentation related to award set-up. Coordinates and delivers, along with the SMRA, trainings for new hires. Responsible for the creation and distribution of Award Aging reports.
This position is eligible for the generous tuition remission at Boston University. Please include a cover letter to be considered for this role.
B.A./B.S., strong computer skills with attention to detail. Ability to use discretion when reviewing awards. Must multi-task with workload. Knowledge of grants is preferred.
One to three years of work experience.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms and bend to lift items. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products, catering and supplies, up to 20 pounds.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 8097
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