1) Manage all pre-award activities for the Department of Public Health Sciences including centers and institutes within the unit.Â
2) Work directly with faculty and staff to identify, prepare, and submit proposals to federal and private sources and ensures timely submission of required annual reports, continuation applications, just-in-time submissions, no-cost extensions or other administrative changes.
3) Work 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.
4) Gather needed documentation and manages the execution of sub-awards, sponsored consulting agreements, amendments, material transfer agreements, and data use agreements.
5) Work 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
6) Serve as the primary pre-award contact for administrators outside of the department, attend institutional meetings that focus on grants management, establish and maintain appropriate working relationships internally and externally.
7) Work closely with post-award account administrators to ensure that award activities and spending adheres to award terms and conditions.
8) Responsible for the direct supervision of a coordinator and activities submitted by center and institute administrative teams, including establishing annual performance goals, allocating resources, and assessing annual performance.
1) Ability to analyze, interpret and implement University policy and procedures and sponsor guidelines and regulations to ensure accurate response.
2) Ability to keep abreast of NIH policy updates and implement changes accordingly.
3) Ability to work successfully with University students, faculty, and staff. Rapid proficiency in University of Chicago systems such as AURA, and a high level of proficiency in Excel.Â
4) Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
5) Demonstrated administrative, organization and coordination skills.
6) Ability to manage multiple projects in client-service environment.
7) Demonstrated leadership skills and mastery in effectively managing staff and operations.
8) Strong analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
9) Ability to work closely with senior University and other officials.
10) Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
11) Ability to work under pressure.
1) Experience with program planning, budget management, and staff management.
2) Experience with management and/or submission of NIH awards.
3) Experience with large, multi-disciplinary, multi-site program projects.Â
Required Documents 1) Resume 2) Cover Letter
Note:Â When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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