Contract and Grant Administrator

Position Information

University Code 34121 University Title Assistant Research Administrator 1 University Job Family Research - Support ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Job Series Scope of Search Regional Working Title Contract and Grant Administrator Position Number 543510 Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Office Of Research Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The Contract and Grant Administrator serves as the front line personalized point of contact with faculty and staff for purposes of assisting in locating, applying for, and obtaining external funding. The incumbent reviews sponsored project proposals, agreements and administrative actions for central university office and actively and accurately interprets and applies sponsor and university regulations and requirements to ensure compliance.

Minimum Hiring Standards

Strong knowledge of 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards and individual federal and state agency regulations
Ability to interpret and apply guidelines to individual situations
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to relate proposed budgets to proposed activities
Familiarity with common office computer applications, internet applications, and ability to learn specialized applications such as customized database RAMS - SPOT (Research Administration Management System-Sponsored Programs Online Tracking)
The candidate should have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU

Preferred Hiring Standards

Advanced degree or commensurate experience preferred
CRA preferred

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range 40,000 - 45,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours Mon-Fri/8-5 Job Open Date 10/20/2020 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Accounting/ Management/ Professional Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? Yes Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
  3. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
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