This job has expired

Sr. Grants Associate

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Nov 3, 2023

Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working together as one university.

As a member of the Grants Team in the School of Medicine Office of Research Administration (ORA), we are seeking a Sr. Grants Associate who will be responsible for review, problem resolution and institutional approval/signature authority for grant and incoming subgrant applications and awards. Reporting to the Associate Director of Grants, the ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, organized, team-oriented person with strong analytical skills, good judgment, attention to detail and the ability to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven work environment. This central office research administration position is remote and has no financial responsibilities.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review, negotiate and accept grant and incoming subgrant awards and agreements on behalf of the University.
  • Work with compliance offices, Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures, the Office of General Counsel and sponsors to resolve any conflicts regarding award terms and conditions.
  • Process federal Just-In-Time requests, sponsor prior approval requests and administrative updates, such as relinquishments, carryover, effort reductions, etc.
  • Remain informed and up-to-date with events, regulations and changes that affect sponsored projects.
  • Advise SOM research community on sponsored projects issues, such as proposal preparation and post-award compliance.
  • Work collaboratively and maintain positive and productive relationships with faculty, staff, students and sponsor contacts.
  • Submit account setup requests for new awards or award updates.
  • Arrange and conduct trainings for the SOM research community.
  • Represent ORA at national and regional research administration meetings.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


  • Demonstrated understanding of research administration best practices.
  • Must be able to manage competing priorities with multiple, sometimes tight, deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat and various institutional, federal and non-federal electronic proposal submission and award management systems: Era Commons, Grants.gov, ASSIST, Proposal CENTRAL, Fastlane/Research.gov, etc.
  • Familiarity with federal agency policies, regulations, application requirements and their application to sponsored research.
  • Excellent oral, verbal and written communication skills.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • Three years related experience with grant proposal preparation and submission, sponsored research financial administration, grant award negotiation and/or regulatory compliance in a sponsored research environment or similar activities at a university, state /federal agency, or similar environment is required.
  • 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.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Five years progressively responsible related experience.
  • Master’s preferred.
  • Experience developing and conducting trainings on research administration topics.
  • Understanding of Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200), including cost principles.
  • Knowledge of legal terms and conditions that typically appear in sponsored project agreements and principles of negotiation.

Classified Title: Contracts Associate
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Sr. Grants Associate
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE
Starting Salary Range: Min $72,600 - Max $127,000 Annually ($83,538 targeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F/37.5
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Remote
Department name: SOM Admin Res Sponsored Projects
Personnel area: School of Medicine

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

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:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 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.

**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.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, theJHU 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
Learn more:
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf

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 atjhurecruitment@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 visitaccessibility.jhu.edu.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. 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.

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:
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf


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

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert