Job Title:
Grants & Contracts Spl-Senior
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College of Medicine
COM Grants Office
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Position summary

Grants & Contracts Spl-Senior (Job Opening 443955) - Grants & Contracts Specialist-Senior manages all pre-award activities for assigned departments and principal investigators (PIs) as part of the College of Medicine (COM) Grants Management Office (GMO); participates with the development and preparation of grant proposals for assigned departments; provides pre-award expertise in support of the production, review and receipt of budgets, biosketches, resources, letters of support and other required administrative components of grant proposal submission; provides proposal development tools, aids and provides direct support to faculty; establishes appropriate sub-recipient budgets and documents for grant submissions; serves as primary specialist and contact on all electronic and paper proposal submissions for assigned grants; coordinates submission of proposals with the Office of Sponsored Programs(OSP); investigates, evaluates and notifies PIs of funding opportunities; collaborates with PIs and funding sources to develop and prepare appropriate budgets for research activities; ensures compliance with sponsor, university and third party regulations; participates with training of new PIs and their staff; performs forecasts to help PIs with planning; provides expertise and support of preparation and submission of Training Grant applications; oversees data management services and generates data tables for proposal submissions; coordinates special funding requests and internal commitments; leads and manages large multi-disciplinary grant submissions;

Education and experience

Bachelor's degree in relevant field or equiv combination of education & experience required; Master's degree desired; 5+years experience in research administration required including grant and/or contract management; considerable knowledge of grant & contract regulations required; experience working with federal or private agency sponsors required; contract negotiation experience desired; experience with electronic research administration tools & systems preferred; familiarity with PeopleSoft financials & HR systems desired; certification as Certified Research Administrator (CRA) desired. Requires successful completion of background check. Selected candidate may be requested to complete pre-employment physical including drug screen.