1) The Pre-Award Administrator will facilitate the development and initiation of research grants and contracts within the Department of Medicine.
2) Work with faculty and staff to identify, prepare, and submit grant applications to federal and private sources and secure sponsored funding from federal and local granting agencies as well as foundations.
3) Assist in the timely submission of required annual reports and continuation applications.
4) Serve as a resource to Section administrators and post-award account administrator to ensure that award activities and spending adheres to award terms and conditions.
5) Attend institutional meetings that focus on grants management and establish and maintain appropriate working relationships with both internal and external agencies. Â
1) Strong computer skills including word processing, database management, and spreadsheet skills.
2) Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
3) Attention to detail.
4) Be flexible and adaptable.
5) Knowledge of general accounting standards and auditing.
6) Strong organizational skills.
7) Strong financial and analytic skills.
8) Research issues and propose solutions to problems.
9) Demonstrated initiative in improving processes and enhancing systems.
10) Exercise sound judgment, discretion and tact.
11) Familiarity with federal and non-federal grant and contract policies.
12) Time management skills and the ability to handle multiple, concurrent tasks within deadlines.
13) Work with individuals from across the division and university.
1)Bachelor's degree or higher in accounting, business administration, or science
1) Three years of administrative, accounting, or grant and contract administration experience
2) Budgets, ledgers, invoices, and fiscal reporting
3) One or more aspects of sponsored program administration in a research environment
4) Accounting systems
2) Cover letter
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