Grants Administrator - Research and Graduate Education 14586
The Office of Research and Graduate Education at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Grants Administrator. The primary purpose of this position is to manage and provide centralized grant administrative support to Health Sciences Center (HSC) Departments through developing strategies to meet and improve the organization's goals. This position will report to the Director of HSC Pre- and Post-Award and will serve as part of the HSC Shared Services unit for centralized Grants Administration. This position will be responsible for providing management and oversight of daily pre- and post-award grants administration to members of the HSC community, with a special emphasis on complex center and training award mechanisms (T32s, P20s, P50s, etc.).
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Responsible for management of sponsored projects/contracts from award initiation through closeout.
Performs analysis and evaluation of data.
Manages programmatic and financial needs for extramural funded projects.
Interprets and educates others on all granting laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
Creates historical data including tracking, burn rates, revenue, trends and future projections.
Approves and manages monthly financial reports and provides oversight on research portfolios.
Initiates and facilitates the grant proposal preparation and submission process.
Monitor and remain knowledgeable of all current agency funding opportunities.
Develop the budget for all awards and ensure the budgets are accurate before submission to the approving agents.
Maintain his/her knowledge of grants administration
Lead role on the preparation of proposals with a varying level of complexity.
Advises/educates members of the HSC community on area of expertise as it applies to pre- and post-award processes and management.
Coordinates and supports the research and service missions for the Office of Research and Graduate Education.
Works independently to implement a variety of correspondence and special projects.
Assistant to the HSC Pre- and Post-Award Director when needed.
Attends leadership functions to effectively communicate vital information, and to advise/troubleshoot solutions that will enhance the efficiency of pre- and post-award administration at the HSC.
Assists HSC leadership with the development of operational policies and procedures for effective centralized pre- and post-award services.
Master's Degree in Business or relevant field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Experience working in higher education and/or grants management.
Experience researching, collecting data to form reports and make recommendations
Ability to perform financial calculations, prepare/maintain financial reports, analysis, and summaries for a large customer base.
Experience preparing and managing large multi-layered and complex funding mechanisms (Training and/or Multi-center program grants).
Experience with Kuali Coeus is preferred, but not mandatory.
Ability to anal yze data, solve problems and provide useful reporting tools.
Ability to prepare, manage and maintain budgets and financial reports and provide reconciliation reports among clustered accounts.
Ability to learn and implement WVU, State, and Federal policies and procedures relative to budgetary and grant related matters.
Knowledge of various grant proposal application processes. Must be skilled in working with grants and contracts in a higher educational environment.
About WVU At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/.
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: May 15, 2020
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 201682
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.