The West Virginia University Cancer Institute is seeking applications for a Grants Administrator. This position provides support to WVU Cancer Institute faculty in regard to external and internal grant proposal application processes, pre- and post-award budget and data management and reporting. Manages all aspects of the Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) application process.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Manages all aspects of the departmental grant application pre- and post-award processes.
Initiates the application process with the PI, drafts the letter of intent to submit to the grant agency, prepares all data for the official agency application form(s), completes all internal application forms (includes assembling the final package being sent to the grant agency) and processes and creates a working budget for the application.
Will collaborate with the PI to collect, write and edit all data and organize all files according to the sponsor's instructions in preparation for submission to the agency .
Responsible for setting up a timeline from the onset to ensure the application is submitted to all appropriate approving agents well in advance of the submission due date to the agency.
Provides administrative and budget support to the faculty of the West Virginia University Cancer Institute for preparation of external and internal grant applications, including pre-award, competing and non-competing renewals, post-award activities, closeouts of grants and final reports.
Maintains electronic database of all externally funded projects. Maintains up-to-date repository of common data, such as current biographical sketch information for collaborating faculty, publications and other support; verification of effort reporting.
Monitors external grant opportunities and distributes to faculty; implements internal pilot and developmental grants mechanisms; maintains knowledge and procedures of awarding agencies.
Stays up to date on current granting laws, regulations, policies and procedures and ensures that institutional and sponsoring agency (i.e. NIH, DOD, AHA, NSF, USDA, etc.) policies are followed.
Attends meetings, training, seminars, etc... on behalf of the faculty to keep current on the vastly changing grant application processes.
Stays up-to-date on using the primary on-line granting tools such as ERA Commons and Grants.gov and provides training to PI's when needed on how to utilize these tools for completing their award updates or reports.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, English, Journalism , Science, or related field;
Or an equivalent combination of education and/or directly related experience.
Two ( 2) years of directly related experience:
Grants administration and grant writing
Oracle/MAP Financial System
Grants accounting, submitting proposals, completing online applications or reporting and other business related experience
Current software applications to support the needs of the position
Demonstrated ability to organize information, prepare complex reports for upper level administration.
Ability to analyze data and provide useful reporting tools.
Ability to prepare budgetary and financial reports and provide reconciliation among clustered accounts.
Knowledge of WVU policies and procedures pertaining to budgetary, internal and external funding matters.
Knowledge of PC based software and related applications, including Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and Access .
Knowledge of various grant proposal application processes (on-line and hard copy submissions)
Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects, prioritize for effective outcomes
Participation in national grant management organizations such as NCURA; striving to achieve CRA accreditation.
Strong verbal and communication skills.
Must have a professional demeanor when dealing with demanding individuals.
Excellent organizational skills and be able to multi task and prioritize all work needing accomplished
Must possess the ability to work independently and use excellent judgment in decision making.
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: Jul 30, 2020
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 208164
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.