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Senior Grants Manager

Employer
University of Dayton
Location
Dayton, Ohio, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 4, 2024

Job Details



Position Summary:

The University of Dayton is inviting applications for the position of Senior Grants Manager. This individual is responsible for pre- and post-award support to the University of Dayton academic research portfolio will be working with a team in the Office for Academic Research to further funded research across the six academic units of the University. This position serves as a crucial link between Principal Investigators, sponsors, and other stakeholders, taking the lead on compliance, budget formulation, and sponsored research compliance. Collaborating closely with faculty, Deans, Associate Deans, Academic Research Support Staff, and the Vice President for Academic Research, this position oversees pre-award support, grant negotiation and award, resolution of post-award issues, and support for project close-out. Additionally, this role extends to managing academic subawards received by University of Dayton, including subaward and subrecipient agreements received from industry or other universities. This position performs supervisory responsibilities for sponsored research support personnel.

The University offers a great benefits package, supports personal and professional growth through wellness programs and life-long learning with tuition assistance, and advances the academic research for the common good At the University of Dayton, we value inclusive excellence because we recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental to academic and institutional excellence. Because we seek a community with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage all interested candidates to apply for our Senior Grants Manager.

The Senior Grants Manager is responsible for pre- and post-award support to the University of Dayton academic research portfolio. This position serves as a crucial link between Principal Investigators, sponsors, and other stakeholders, taking the lead on compliance, budget formulation, and sponsored research compliance. Collaborating closely with faculty, Deans, Associate Deans, Academic Research Support Staff, and the Vice President for Academic Research, this position oversees pre-award support, grant negotiation and award, resolution of post-award issues, and support for project close-out. Additionally, this role extends to managing academic subawards received by University of Dayton, including subaward and subrecipient agreements received from industry or other universities. This position performs supervisory responsibilities for sponsored research support personnel.

Specific responsibilities for this position include:
• Develop a comprehensive understanding of sponsor and program requirements, offering guidance and support to Principal Investigators and proposal teams to ensure adherence to solicitation or sponsor guidelines, applicable regulations, and University policies.
• Effectively communicate grant terms and conditions to Principal Investigators and other support staff to ensure compliance with requirements set forth by the sponsor, University policies, and applicable regulations.
• Conduct a detailed review of solicitations, support the timely development of the proposal budget, review the proposal to ensure compliance with University policies and sponsor guidelines, and manage the proposal submission process.
• Revise and advise on approved budget changes to awarded grants/contracts.
• Ensure that related post-award processes are coordinated appropriately by members of the grants & contracts team, including award setup, review, account setup verification, and ensuring that staff is set up appropriately.
• Review award agreements to ensure program requirements align with the proposed work and adhere to University policies. This includes reviewing the budget in detail, negotiating terms, and communicating and coordinating any necessary changes with the sponsor.
• 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 and lead other sponsored research personnel by proving guidance, review, training, and mentorship.
• Manage multiple work assignments and meet critical deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree with a minimum of six years of relevant experience; OR a Master's degree with a minimum of five years of relevant experience is required.
• Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards, known as the "Uniform Guidance," outlined in 2 CFR 200, especially Subpart E – Cost Principles.
• Excellent interpersonal, analytical, organizational and communication skills including both written and verbal communications.
• Successful experience working and collaborating with various and diverse constituents.
• Experience managing multiple work assignments and meet critical deadlines.
• Due to the nature of the position, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

• A Master's degree, Juris Doctor or MBA degree
• Ten years of related experience.
• Experience working with NSF, NIH and other federally sponsored grants.
• Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the grant life cycle.
• Experience in grants writing or administration.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.
Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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