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Grants & Contracts Admin
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College of Medicine
COM Grants Office
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Position summary

Grants & Contracts Admin (Job Opening 439912) - Serves as Grants and Contracts Administrator for all post-award activities within the Grants Management Office (GMO), a shared service unit for non-cancer grant management for the College of Medicine and Office of Health Sciences; directs, manages and administers sponsored research for all post-award grant activity; oversees program planning and development, and project administration; provides leadership to, and serves as a mentor for grant staff; controls and oversees fiscal management of grants; manages, monitors and supervises post-award activities; reviews, analyzes and reconciles project fiscal reports; reviews and approves expenses for appropriateness as stipulated by sponsor guidelines; initiates, reviews and performs close-out of research projects; researches, monitors and recommends funding opportunities to principal investigators (PI); investigates and develops working relationships with state and federal funding agencies and sponsors; actively participates with the preparation and submission of research progress reports; interprets and ensures compliance with sponsor, university and third party regulations; develops, implements and evaluates business processes; develops and establishes departmental policies and procedures; assesses trends and opportunities in sponsored programs administration; develops and conducts orientation and training programs for new PIs and their staff; collaborates with PIs to forecast and develop strategic planning in support of research sponsorship; provides direction and oversees sponsor invoicing activities and payment recognition; tracks costs of unfunded studies; oversees data collection, analysis and reporting; develops, plans and oversees periodic grant workshops conducted by internal and external instructors to improve compliance; interviews, recruits, supervises and evaluates post-award grant staff.

Education and experience

Masters Degree in relevant field or equiv combination of education & experience required; considerable experience in research administration required, preferably in a university setting;knowledge of federal or agency sponsors, contract/grant regulations, procurement, budgeting, & financial management required; knowledge of research compliance requirements, applicable laws & regulations required; contract negotiation experience preferred; experience with electronic research administration tools & systems strongly desired; certification as Certified Research Administrator (CRA) preferred. Requires successful completion of a background check. Selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.