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Grant Manager

Employer
Ball State University
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 19, 2024

Job Details

Posting Details

Position Information

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Position Title

Grant Manager

About this Opportunity

Sponsored Projects Administration welcomes applications for Grant Manager. The university offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.
The annual salary for this opportunity is $47,000.

Our Statement on Inclusiveness

At Ball State University, inclusiveness is one of the enduring values and informs all of our work. We define ‘inclusiveness’ as a commitment ‘to respect and embrace equity, inclusion, and diversity in people, ideas, and opinions.’ As such, this value incorporates a commitment to inclusive excellence and freedom of expression.

Benefits and Community

Ball State University offers an excellent benefits package for eligible positions. Click here to explore options.
  • Affordable Healthcare

  • Retirement

  • Tuition Remission (For eligible employees, their dependents, and spouse)

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Professional Development

Live Near Your Work - If you are considering living near the Ball State area, please visit the following link to learn more about relocation and living in east central Indiana:

https://www.bsu.edu/about/live-near-your-work

FLSA

Administrative Exemption

Hrs/Week

40

Length of Assignment

Full-Time At-Will

Position Function

Monitor and maintain sponsored project accounts for externally-funded awards received by the university from federal and state agencies, as well as private and international agencies and organizations; ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, federal and state laws and regulations, and sponsor-specific guidelines; provide assistance to faculty and staff on assigned awards; process salary payments and approve purchases on sponsored projects; prepare financial reports and invoices to granting agencies.

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

Minimum Experience

At least two years of experience in business administration, financial, or grant related area; proficient mathematical and computer skills; experience working with financial systems and Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, as well as Adobe Acrobat; excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent technical and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work with detailed material.

Minimum Other

None

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Education

Bachelor’s degree in business or finance; Certified Research Administrator ( CRA ), Certified Pre­Award Research Administrator ( CPRA ), Certified Financial Research Administrator ( CFRA ) and/or Master’s degree.

Preferred Experience

Additional years of related experience.

Preferred Other

Experience using Banner, Argos, and/or Cayuse

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised

None.

Required Certifications

None

EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 20,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 270+ undergraduate and graduate programs. Many of our master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees rank among the best in the nation. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.

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Department

Sponsored Projects Administration:172030

Department Information

Department Email or Phone Number

elizabeth.haney@bsu.edu

Duties & Responsibilities

Ranking

1

Job Duty

Set up new sponsored project funds; meet with Principal Investigator (P.I.) to discuss award guidelines, allowable and un-allowable costs, significance of compliance, and importance of timeliness.

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2

Job Duty

Authorize sponsored project fund transactions; ensure documentation meets audit standards and transactions are allowable; monitor fund for
accuracy and process corrections for transactions incorrectly charged.

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3

Job Duty

Initiate, calculate, and approve labor expenses; ascertain salaries and compensation are correctly entered into payroll system.

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4

Job Duty

Compile, calculate, and submit invoices to agencies per agency guidelines; perform electronic drawdowns; monitor payments when university receives funds.

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5

Job Duty

Keep current on all federal, state, local, and agency specific award guidelines and regulations; identify, review, and apply the assigned guidelines for award.

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6

Job Duty

Close out accounts and prepare for audit; examine fund and file for completeness and accuracy; acquire any supporting documentation for audit purposes; obtain final reports from P.I.

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7

Job Duty

Respond to award-related inquiries; resolve potential conflicts related to budgetary or programmatic concerns; proactively address expenditure rates and advise P.I. on potential budgetary issues and solutions; revise budgets as needed, working with P.I. and sponsor.

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8

Job Duty

Collect and compile information to prepare and submit a variety of financial reports; prepare and maintain internal reports to record on going financial activity.

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9

Job Duty

Subaward monitoring: review expenses submitted on invoices and authorize
payment; communicate with subawardee regarding expenses, agreements,
and contract requirements; Additionally, advise P.I. on procedures for engaging external contractor/consultants and facilitate forms for approval and signature.

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10

Job Duty

Implement federal, state, sponsor, and institutional audit standards into day
-to-day operations; educate P.I.’s and subrecipients on approved standards
and ensure those standards are followed.

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11

Job Duty

Calculate indirect cost using percentages set by the agency and relevant institutional policies; monitor and document non-transferred cost share.

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12

Job Duty

Compute cost share dollars; monitor in-kind cost share and obtain certifications; manage all cost share activity within the grant fund and
ensure agency cost share requirements are met.

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13

Job Duty

Serve as liaison between university and agency or subcontractor; represent university in issues involving payments, cost reimbursements, reporting, contractual conditions, and overall accountability.

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14

Job Duty

Work closely with Proposal Managers (PM); ensure smooth transition between pre-award, compliance, and post- award, working with the PM and P.I.

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15

Job Duty

Work closely with Sponsored Projects Administration Compliance team to ensure effort reporting and certification procedures are followed, working with the PI.

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16

Job Duty

Advise the Sponsored Projects Administration leadership team in development of policy and procedures relating to current issues and
regulations in research administration and with colleagues; facilitate office Standard Operating Procedures.

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17

Job Duty

Contribute to education, training, outreach and communication functions of the office.

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18

Job Duty

Provide administration for office initiatives, plans of action, functions or service offerings to campus; participate in committee functions, and reporting of office programs.

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19

Job Duty

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

202401486P

Number of Vacancies

1

Desired Start Date

04/01/2024

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

02/19/2024

Applications Accepted Through Date

03/03/2024

Open Until Filled

No

Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

Information for Applications Requiring a Cover Letter

In support of your application for this position, please prepare and submit a cover letter that describes how your qualifications and experiences align with the elements of the position description (or leadership profile). In your cover letter, please also describe how you have demonstrated a commitment to our University’s enduring values , including inclusiveness, which we define as a commitment ‘to respect and embrace equity, inclusion, and diversity in people, ideas, and opinions.’

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Undergraduate Transcripts
  2. Master's Transcripts


Company

Ball State

Founded in 1918 in Muncie, Indiana, the public research university has grown to more than 22500 students

Spirited and motivated, we learn, grow, and take flight. Our faculty and staff—everyone in our community—embrace students as learning partners from day one. In classrooms and labs, in immersive learning projects, on the sports fields—with creativity and determination—Cardinals Fly. We are grounded in our values, lifted by our knowledge, and go confidently upward toward ever greater opportunities. Ours is a simple promise: to challenge each other to excel. And with Beneficence as our guide—We Fly.

 

We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world. We are excited that you want to join us in these endeavors!

The university offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay. 

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