JOBSUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Under the direction of the Director ofAdministration, the Program Administrator serves asan administrative and technical resource for faculty seeking outsidefunding for research, public service, and special sponsored institutionalprojects. In addition, the incumbent will provide guidance to the leadershipteam for the community based-projects unit and the CANDLE, Addiction Medicine,and PACE studies.
Works in conjunction with faculty to develop and prepare research proposals, contracts, sub-contracts, and agreements, to include budget preparations, documentation, and interpretation of funding guidelines
Works with the Office of Sponsored Programs to ensure the accuracy and timely renewal of proposals, subcontracts, and budgets for contracts/grants.
Provides management oversight of the CANDLE, Addiction Medicine, and PACE studies leadership team to include recruitment, interviewing, hiring, training, counseling, discipline, payroll, and evaluations for direct/ indirect employees to supervisors/Administrative Director.
Responsible for ensuring direct reports are in compliance with departmental policies, procedures, training, and administrative decisions.
Provides training for new project/research coordinators, serves as a mentor to research staff, as needed.
Serves as a resource and collaborates with managers, coordinators, and investigators to implement, monitor, and advise on new and ongoing studies. Participates and/or assists in special projects, as needed.
Attends biweekly or monthly meetings to monitor study progress, as requested.
Serves as Department HIPAA and Information Security Officer and ensures all employees are in CITI Training compliance.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 202526
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