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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Admin, Pre/Post Award II (SPH) in Atlanta, Georgia

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Manages pre- and post-award activities within a Research Administration Services (RAS) unit in support of an assigned portfolio of grants and contracts within one or more units (i.e., school, department, division, institute, or center).

  • Uses knowledge of grant and contract management rules and regulations, technical expertise, analytical skills and knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and awareness of federal rules and regulations related to research grant and contract activity.

  • Post-award activities include regular review, reconciliation, and projection of award finances, preparing adjustments and corrections to award budgets, preparing financial reports, and at the end of the award, ensuring all financial requirements have been met, and closing out the award.

  • Upon award acceptance, defines account establishment parameters, including billing and reporting requirements, budget, and cost sharing obligations.

  • Coordinates with relevant individuals to adjust payroll for all budgeted positions (including relative cost sharing positions).

  • Reviews and reconciles award expenditures and budgets, adjusting, as necessary.

  • Projects and forecasts future award expenditures.

  • Manages budget, reporting and compliance timelines through the lifecycle of the grant or contract.

  • Communicates with PIs on a regular basis regarding budget and expense adjustments and revisions.

  • Completes financial reports to be sent to sponsor, as required by the award terms and conditions.

  • Monitors compliance with agency and University regulations regarding reporting.

  • Assists PIs with non-financial report submissions, as necessary.

  • Coordinates and submits requests for No Cost Extensions, Carryover, rebudgeting requests, changes in scope, and other changes to the award; ensures all requests are done in compliance with sponsor guidelines and University policies.

  • Facilitates the approval of invoices to pay subcontractors.

  • Reviews effort reports and manages quarterly effort certification process for assigned units.

  • Applies federal and university rules to management of effort allocation appropriately for individuals compensated whole or in part from federal awards.

  • Assists in transferring awards out of the university.

  • Closes out all funded projects consistent with university process and timelines.

  • Pre-award activities include assisting departmental faculty/Principal Investigators (PIs) in the development, preparation, and submission of grant and contract proposals.

  • Ensures all applications meet agency and university guidelines and published timetables and deadlines, including management of the Just-In-Time process.

  • Confers with PI and pre-award support staff at collaborating institutions to secure necessary sub-award documents for proposals.

  • Assists the PI in the development of budgets and budget justification which includes proofing the budget for inconsistencies and ensuring accuracy.

  • Reviews budgets for consistency with sponsor, monitor compliance with agency and University regulations regarding submission; verifies all financial information to include application of the appropriate overhead rate for the project.

  • Advises the PI on administrative requirements in preparing proposal submissions and on budget adjustments and revisions necessary to meet the sponsor requirements.

  • Coordinates and reviews certain proposal elements (biosketches and facilities & resources) for consistency, accuracy, and completeness.

  • Reviews proposals for consistency with sponsor guidelines.

  • Monitors and facilitates proposal process through the routing process in compliance with University procedures and institutional signatures.

  • Obtains signatures as needed.

  • Monitors proposal status and advises PI on requirements and deadlines associated with research protection protocols.

  • Works with colleagues/team members to jointly solve questions and challenges in their daily work.

  • Interacts regularly with and provides high quality customer service to faculty members conducting sponsored research.

  • Ensures adherence to quality standards and all policies and award regulations.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree and three years of experience related to grants and contracts management OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Pre- and post-award experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of federal rules and regulations / terms and conditions relating to research grant and/or contract activity.

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite software.

  • Knowledge of the PeopleSoft Financial System preferred.

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Job Number 100672

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Public Health

Department SPH: Research Admin

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Research & Research Administration

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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