Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Responsible for research administration-related pre- and/or post-award, such as the monitoring and associated reconciling of grants and contracts to ensure compliance according to award guidelines, and associated yearly projections.
May compile statistical, financial, accounting, or auditing reports and tables pertaining to such matters as journal entries, vouchers, and standard transactions such as expenditures for materials, equipment, support staff, and travel
May assist with the creation of proposals, may fully manage smaller grant submission, which may include coordinating with other internal staff; locating relevant materials, formatting, and editing
May be responsible for projecting multi-year budgets
Contribute with compliance in financial policies and procedures by resolving mid-size compliance-related issues and reporting larger issues to management
Responsible for interpreting regulations and guidelines of program funding and ensuring those using funds understand such policies
Bachelor’s degree in Research Administration or related field of study with at least 3 years of experience or a combination of education and work experience
Intermediate word processing skills to include the ability to open, close, create, edit and save documents
Advanced spreadsheet skills to include the ability to create spreadsheets with complex formulas such as V-lookup, linked files, graphs, and pivot tables
Ability to calculate, analyze, and interpret mathematical and statistical information (e.g., percent differences, ratios, median, mean, weighted average, regression)
Intermediate presentation skills to include the ability to create presentations (e.g., add slides, insert images, move and resize objects)
Ability to think strategically and see how parts interact with the big picture
Ability to effectively manage and execute multiple tasks, projects and priorities including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
Ability to identify issues, investigate and resolve mid-size discrepancies
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes to internal and external customers
Ability to positively project the department internally and externally
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