USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute is seeking a Department Contracts and Grants Coordinator to join its team.
The Department Contracts and Grants Coordinator interacts with Department of Contracts and Grants, other University offices, and faculty to facilitate the exchange of information and provide services associated with pre and post-award administration of contracts and grants.
Provides pre-award support to assist faculty in the preparation and submission of proposals.
Reviews and submits to the Department of Contracts and Grants for approval proposals for research, training, and public service projects.
Assists with the resolution of post-award administrative problems related to sponsored projects.
Help maintain and process subcontract awards and reimbursements.
Creates, reads, and understands complex data and reports and participates in the development of a sponsored projects database.
Prepares budgets and other associated information for departments as necessary.
Disseminates contracts and grants information regarding policies, procedures and guidelines. Interprets and ensures compliance with policies, procedures and guidelines.
Coordinates administration of unusually complex projects such as national research centers and facilitates subcontract or consulting arrangements.
Assists Department of Contracts and Grants in their role as University representative in sponsored project matters.
Has knowledge of and has worked extensively with KC TARA, eMarket, and other USC financial systems.
Has the ability to work in a high-volume, deadline-driven environment with speed, efficiency, and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
Ideal candidate will have previous experience in a university setting, preferably with an understanding of the neuroimaging field.
The ideal candidate will have:
Experience with sponsored research pre-award submittals
Excellent organizational skills
The ability to handle high volume and high stress periods of work
Flexible and adaptive attitude
Strong Excel skills
Strong communication (written and oral) skills
Salary - DOE
Minimum Education: Related undergraduate study, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 2 years, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise: Contracts and Grants Administration experience or administrative support experience
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.