Post Award Administrator

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

University Code 34125 University Title Associate 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 Post Award Administrator Position Number 544150 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

The Office of Research and Innovation is currently seeking to hire a full-time Post Award Administrator to join the Division of Sponsored Programs. This position will work as part of a team in support of the research program at VCU . The successful candidate will interface with units within the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation along with key groups within the research community.
The Post Award Administrator is responsible for the following duties:
Perform award management functions
Coordinate compliance reviews
Evaluate and conduct comparative analysis of complex contractual documents such as sponsor notices of award, executed agreements and related award documentation
Assess program terms and conditions to determine post-award reporting requirements
Provide sponsor-requested documentation
Maintain award project files

Minimum Hiring Standards

Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus 1 or more years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
Possess strong organization, analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
Ability to think critically and interpret grant and contract terms and conditions and make accurate assessments in connection with dissemination of official notices of award and other documents.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, while providing excellent customer service to a diverse population.

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 .

Knowledge and skills with routine and specialized computer programs.

Preferred Hiring Standards

Advanced degree or commensurate experience preferred

Working knowledge of academic research operations, associated compliance requirements and generally accepted business practices.

Experience working in RAMS - SPOT or a comparable electronic research administration system.
Strong knowledge of federal regulations including but not limited to Uniform Guidance and the Federal Acquisition Regulations.

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range 34,000 - 48,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours Mon-Fri/8-5 Job Open Date 06/03/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Accounting/ Management/ Professional Is this a restricted position? Yes 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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Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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