This position supports SOE faculty and staff seeking funding for
research, education, service, training, and other programs from
government agencies, corporations, private foundations, and other
potential organizations. This includes: identifying potential new
funding sources; developing funding resources; preparing proposals
and grant applications; writing and editing grants; collaborating
with internal and external stakeholders on grant applications;
development of budgets to ensure compliance with University, and
Sponsor practices, policies, and requirements; preparation of
internal and sponsor forms; and coordinating the internal SOE
approval process. This position requires substantial cooperation
with research faculty within SOE, and the research support
infrastructure both within SOE and the university more
- Policy and Compliance- Ensure compliance with applicable
federal, state, local, and university policies and regulations
Provides policy guidance and assistance with all aspects of
proposal development, administrative forms, sponsor-required
certifications and representations, and compliance requirements.
Updates faculty on AU research development resources and changes in
regulations – attends regular Grant Roundtable meetings and attend
institutional research administration training
- PI Outreach and Training- Under the supervision of the
Director, assist in creating templates and educational materials to
disseminate to faculty and staff.
- Post-Award Grant Activities- Works with grant project staff to
ensure all expenses are processed in accordance with University
policies, procedures and applicable sponsor restrictions. This
includes monthly review of all grant expenses, payroll and
purchasing (including purchasing cards) activity to ensure accurate
allocations. Prepares payroll change, Journal Entry transaction and
financial reports as necessary. Maintains databases for awards and
proposals, and provides reports and analysis of grants activity
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
- The worker normally performs their job indoors in an office
Required Education and Experience
- 35 hours/week
- Coordinator/Analyst A
Preferred Education and Experience
- Bachelor's Degree in research, finance, or closely related
- Knowledge of appropriate federal rules pertaining to the
administration and management of sponsored grants and contracts
(OMB Uniform Guidance, Federal Acquisition Regulations) and strong
knowledge of funding sources (federal, non-federal, especially NIH,
NSF, Department of Education, DC Government)).
- 3-5 Years' experience initiating, developing, and bringing
grant and contract proposals to completion/submission, preferably
in an institution of higher education.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
- Skill using Cayuse and business intelligence tools.
- Required Technical Competencies:
- Analytical Methoids
- Excel Level 2 Advanced
- Standard Office Software
- Thoroughness in Reviewing Work
- Written Communication
- Sponsored Research Grant & Contract Mgmt
- Academic Administration General
- Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful
completion of a background check.
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