1) Works directly with the faculty and research staff to seek new avenues for funding and grant opportunities.
2) Ensures that notices of relevant new funding opportunities for research programs are brought to the attention of faculty and fellows.
3) Gathers needed documentation and manages the execution of sub-awards, sponsored consulting agreements, amendments, material transfer agreements, and data use agreements.
4) Works with a broad array of sponsors, interpreting regulations and guidelines of multiple programs with broad and complex guidelines for proposal preparation and grant management.Â
5) Works directly with the PI to develop proposal budgets and reconcile award budgets in accordance with the needs of the research plan, agency, and University requirements.
6) Responsible for timely submission of grant proposals and processing of other agreements.Â
7) Coordinates grant award management, including submission of progress reports, non-competing continuations, ensuring timely submission of technical reports, invention statements, just-in-time submissions, no-cost extensions, re-budgeting, and other post-award administrative changes.
8) Works closely with Post Award Manager to transition grant administration upon award.
9) Responsible for all data entry and internal routing of grant proposals in the AURA-Grants system.
10) Responsible for tracking and reporting faculty academic productivity through publications databases and other metrics.
1) Ability to read, comprehend, explain and apply grant and contract terms and conditions and provide guidance.
2) Strong computer skills including word processing, database management, and spreadsheet skills.
3) Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
4) Attention to detail.
5) Ability to be flexible and adaptable.
6) Strong organizational skills.
7) Strong financial and analytical skills.
8) Ability to research issues and propose solutions to problems.
9) Ability to exercise sound judgment, discretion, and tact.
10) Time management skills and the ability to handle multiple, concurrent tasks within deadlines.
11) Ability to work with individuals from across the division and university.
1) Bachelorâ™s degree or higher in accounting, business administration, or science.
1) Three years of administrative, accounting, or grant and contract administration experience.
2) Experience with budgets, ledgers, invoices, and fiscal reporting.
3) Experience in one or more aspects of sponsored program administration in a research environment.
2) Cover Letter
3) Reference Contact Information
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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