Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The University of Michigan is seeking a SP Contract AdministrationInter/Senior to join our team in the Finance-Sponsored Programs’ Office of Contract Administration which maintains approximately 1000 subawards worth $275 million. This position will prepare and administer customized comprehensive subawards and amendments in accordance with Federal, Sponsor and University regulations, terms and policies. The incumbent will be expected to operate independently, be a subject matter expert regarding subaward and amendment terms and conditions, frequently interact with our internal and external customers, and participate in on-going departmental initiatives.
Prepare and administer subawards and amendments in a timely manner.
Review and assess incoming subaward and amendment requests from University departments to ensure complete and accurate documentation has been furnished.
Analyze applicable prime award terms and exercise independent judgment to determine the appropriate sponsor terms and conditions to be incorporated into resulting subawards and amendments to mitigate risk to the University and maintain compliance.
Serve as a subject matter expert in providing appropriate and timely guidance to questions/issues from University departments, subrecipients and sponsors relating to subaward terms and conditions, regulations, policies, laws, etc.
Resolve subrecipient invoice issues utilizing significant personal judgment, initiative and business acumen to achieve favorable and timely results.
Identify customer service needs and proactively take steps to lessen or eliminate excess burdens placed on University departments.
Maintain organized electronic subaward files.
Actively participate in on-going process improvement initiatives.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or related discipline.
Intermediate Level: Minimum 3 years of experience in research administration working with Federally-funded and/or clinical trial agreements.
Senior Level: Minimum 5 years of experience in research administration working with Federally-funded and/or clinical trial agreements.
Experience in one or more of the following areas is highly desired:
Experience drafting agreements, which include appropriate Federal or clinical trial flow-down terms.
Working knowledge of the Federal Uniform Guidance Regulations, as well as the Federal Acquisition Regulations.
Working knowledge of the University’s MPathway and eRPM systems.
Must be creative, have excellent judgment and strong decision-making ability. Proven effective communication, interpersonal and customer service skills. Ability to work independently and in teams. Ability to maintain positive and productive working relationships throughout the organization. Ability to work with minimal direction. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 199258
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