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Senior Contracts and Grants Administrator

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Grants & Contracts
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

University Code 26214 University Title Senior Contracts and Grants Specialist 1 University Job Family Legal, Audit & Compliance ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Senior Contracts and Grants Administrator Position Number 576230 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department School Of Pharmacy 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 School of Pharmacy invites you to apply for the position of Senior Contracts and Grants Administrator. The primary purpose of the Senior Contracts and Grants Administrator role is to work directly with faculty, staff, postdoctoral fellows, and students for purposes of assisting in identifying, applying for, and obtaining external funding.

The successful candidate will assist faculty with completing administrative sections of grant and contract applications, provide general support for the Associate Dean’s Office for Research and Graduate Studies in the School of Pharmacy, and serve as frontline personalized point of contact for faculty submitting grants and contracts. The Senior Contracts and Grants Administrator will work with Sponsored Programs and Grants and Contracts to maintain adherence with laws, regulations, and policies. Minimum Hiring Standards
  • The School of Pharmacy supports a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment. The candidate is required to show demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Proposal and grant writing skills
  • Ability to prepare research reports and proposals
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Information research skills
  • Strong computer skills including spreadsheet, database and word processing skills.
  • A team-player who also has the ability to work independently, efficiently and with high attention to detail
  • Ability to analyze budgetary line items for compliance with budget guidelines
  • Knowledge of grant funding policies and procedures and applicable local, state, federal and university regulations
Preferred Hiring Standards
  • Experience working with Banner
  • Experience working in an academic setting
Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $59,400 - $65,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours Monday-Friday/8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Job Open Date 07/29/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Administrative/ Secretarial/ Clerical 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

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance or related degree?
    • Yes
    • No- Bachelor Degree in other field
    • No-
  2. * Do you have Banner experience?
    • yes
    • no
  3. * Please describe your experience with grants/projects management and the systems that you utilized to complete your work.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document

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