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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Administrator- Pre-Award Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Research Administrator - Pre-Award Manager will be reporting to the Research Administration Services (RAS) Director, leads and supervises all staff performing pre-award activities for the sponsored projects research portfolio for their assigned department, division or school. Monitors workload distribution and redistributes tasks, as appropriate. Provides guidance to team members, as appropriate.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Mentors staff for professional development.

  • May perform post-award activities in support of the RAS unit.

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

  • Applies costing rules and regulations to federally funded projects.

  • Analyzes information and formulates conclusions.

  • Ensures strong levels of customer service to faculty and departments being served.

  • Addresses issues that violate performance levels or terms of the RAS performance level agreements, both with internal RAS staff and with departments and/or faculty.

  • Performs pre-award activities to include developing a budget, compiling proposal contents, entering proposal into EPEX, assisting PIs in submission of JIT forms, preparing CAS exceptions for approval, interacting with OSP and assisting in the preparation of sub-award documents and relationships with other partners on a project.

  • Prepares high-quality written reports.

  • Works with Post-Award team lead to coordinate inter-team meetings to facilitate collaboration between the pre-award and post-award teams.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree and five years work-related grants and contracts experience OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Knowledge of federal rules and regulations relating to research grant and/or contract activity, with specific deep understanding of the award proposal processes for multiple sponsoring bodies.

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite software.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience supervising a team.

  • Experience training and onboarding new staff.

  • Solid performance management skills.

  • Prior experience working with NIH, Cayuse, and eRA Commons experience.

  • Supervisory experience.

NOTE: Tasks related to this position can be performed remotely with only occasional supported visits to an Emory University location. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 76065

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Basic Science RAS

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

Job Category Research & Research Administration

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta

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