The Pre-Award Administrator will facilitate the development and initiation of research grants and contracts within the Department of Medicine.
Work with faculty and staff to identify, prepare, and submit grant applications to federal and private sources and secure sponsored funding from federal and local granting agencies as well as foundations.
Assist in the timely submission of required annual reports and continuation applications.
Serve as a resource to Section administrators and post-award account administrator 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.
Strong computer skills including word processing, database management, and spreadsheet skills required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Attention to detail required.
Ability to be flexible and adaptable required.
Knowledge of general accounting standards and auditing required.
Strong organizational skills required.
Strong financial and analytic skills required.
Ability to research issues and propose solutions to problems required.
Demonstrated initiative in improving processes and enhancing systems required.
Ability to exercise sound judgment, discretion and tact required.
Familiarity with federal and non-federal grant and contract policies required.
Time management skills and the ability to handle multiple, concurrent tasks within deadlines required.
Ability to work with individuals from across the division and university required.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or a minimum of five year experience required.
Bachelor's degree or higher in accounting, business administration, or science preferred.
Three years of administrative, accounting, or grant and contract administration experience preferred.
Experience with budgets, ledgers, invoices, and fiscal reporting preferred.
Experience in one or more aspects of sponsored program administration in a research environment preferred.
Experience with accounting systems preferred.
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