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Grants & Contract Analyst

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 28, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Grants & Contracts
Employment Type
Full Time
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We are seeking a Grants & Contracts Analyst who will work within the Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM) in the School of Public Health. Under the supervision of the Grants and Contracts Manager the GCA will provide support in the area of fiscal management with a prime focus on cradle to grave research administration.

The Grants & Contracts Analyst will provide dedicated professional level sponsored funds management for more than 80% of time with specific responsibility for pre-award and post-award functions that includes, but may not be limited to: proposal preparation, submission, budget development, account maintenance and oversight, billing/invoicing, reporting, compliance, and closeout. Works independently on a variety of grants/contracts that range from simple to highly complex. This role will also assist with some aspects of non-sponsored funds management.

Job Scope/Complexity

  • Will work independently most of the time, with support from Principal Investigator (PI) and/or senior/management level grants & contracts professionals on increasingly more complex grants/contracts.
  • Will provide standard professional administrative level guidance on protocols, regulations and guidelines to PI and other scientific/research professionals within the department.
  • May interact with external research/administrative professionals.

Types of Sponsored Awards for Which the Position is Responsible

  • This position works independently on a variety of complex level grants/contracts, including those from NIH, CDC, RWJF and other Foundation Awards.
  • These grants, contracts and awards may involve detailed budgets, multiple projects, and Subawards, Investigator-initiated, Consortium and higher complexity Foundation grants.
  • Will also work directly with management of non-sponsored funds, including general funds and gifts.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Partner with and act as point of contact with departmental faculty and/or budgetary staff and the Office of Research Administration toward the planning and development of application submissions to various federal offices, private agencies/foundations and commercial companies.
  • Understand and utilize institutional policies for pre-award grant process and sponsor guidelines.
  • Review all sponsored project proposals for assigned faculty. Review involves accuracy, content, adherence to all relevant guidelines.
  • Provide instruction, preparation assistance and support related to grant application procedures.
  • Serve as liaison between research units, central offices and funding agencies.
  • Review budgets and related justification for appropriateness and completeness of content. Provide groundwork for subcontract negotiations.
  • Ensure compliance in all other areas related to grant and contract management, including sponsoring organization guidelines, internal protocols, accurate protocol information within grant documents, conflicts of interest, etc.
  • Manage all assigned grant submissions to ensure timeliness and accuracy.
  • Maintain ongoing updates and communications related to current grants and contracts, this includes regular auditing and reporting to principal investigators on financial status of grants, contracts and discretionary accounts. Also provide relevant updates and reports to departmental leadership, as needed.
  • Manage related post-award processes, including award setup, review, account setup verification, and ensuring that staff is setup appropriately.
  • Ensure that post-award responsibilities are completed, including budget distribution, account reconciliation, e-form setup, effort reporting, cost transfers, paying invoices and paperwork finalization related to subcontract setup.
  • Provide information and direct assistance required to complete contract and grant closeouts, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Two years of related experience in sponsored research and/or financial positions.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree along with two years of related experience in sponsored research and/or financial positions, preferably in an academic or medical setting.
  • Successful completion of the RAT (Research Administration Training) Program (18-24 months) is equivalent to three years of relevant experience for this position. If an employee does not successfully complete the program, no additional experience will be applied.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of The Johns Hopkins University accounting system and related fiscal offices preferred.

Classified Title: Grants & Contract Analyst
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC
Starting Salary Range: $52,230-$71,890 Annually (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Hybrid/School of Public Health
Department name: ​​​​​​​Health Policy & Management -METRC
Personnel area: School of Public Health

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law
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Accommodation Information

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm
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