Senior Contract & Grant Administrator

Position Information

University Code 34212 University Title Research Administrator 2 University Job Family Research - Support ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Regional Working Title Senior Contract & Grant Administrator Position Number 547980 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? No Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator 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

Serve as liaison between VCU faculty and staff and external sponsor representatives regarding all activities related to the University’s sponsored programs from federal, state, local, and non-profit organizations. Review sponsored project proposals, agreements and administrative actions for central university office and actively and accurately interpret and apply sponsor and university regulations and requirements to ensure compliance. Train and supervise team members. Manage team workload and activities…The Senior Contract & Grant Administrator has delegated authority to execute documents pertaining to: (1) the application for and award of grant, contracts and other agreements to the university for research, development, training and public service and (2) the award of grants and other monies to other institutions for research, development, training and public service. Readiness for delegation authority will be determined by Director, OSP .

Minimum Hiring Standards

Strong knowledge of OMB Circulars A-21, A-110, A-133 and 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.) Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification required for entry into position: Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. 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 03/04/2021 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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