Assist in the timely submission of required annual progress and financial reports, carryover, and NCE requests.
Serve as a resource to Section Administrators, Post-Award Administrators, and the Associate Director of Post Award Administration to ensure that award activities and spending adheres to award terms and conditions.
Attend institutional meetings that focus on grants management and establish and maintain appropriate working relationships with both internal and external agencies.
Assist in maintaining and managing Departmental monthly reporting.
Coordinate the maintenance and updates for standard operating procedures.
Provide specialized support for the research enterprise within a department or unit, including pre- and/ or post-award administration for all sponsored activity. Serves as liaison between PIs, University administrative offices, and external agencies.
Ensure service and communication to PIs, standardized information, best practices development, and that all faculty and research staff are aware of any new grant policies and changes.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelor's degree or higher in accounting, business administration, or relevant field.
Three years of administrative, accounting, or grant and contract administration experience.
Experience with budgets, ledgers, invoices, and fiscal reporting.
Experience in one or more aspects of sponsored program administration in a research environment.
Experience with accounting systems.
Strong computer skills including word processing, database management, and spreadsheet skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Attention to detail.
Ability to be flexible and adaptable.
Strong organizational skills.
Strong financial and analytic skills.
Ability to research issues and propose solutions to problems.
Demonstrated initiative in improving processes and enhancing systems.
Ability to exercise sound judgment, discretion and tact.
Familiarity with federal and non-federal grant and contract policies.
Time management skills and the ability to handle multiple, concurrent tasks within deadlines.
Ability to work with individuals from across the division and university.
Knowledge of research methods and funding sources.
Knowledge of Clinical Trials.
Supervisory skills if individuals reporting to position.
Knowledge of federal and non-federal regulations for grant management.
Knowledge of fund accounting.
Proficiency with spreadsheet, word processing software, and accounting software.
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