Join the Carbone Cancer Center's Office of Research Services in a pivotal role managing the full life cycle of large, multi-component grants. Responsibilities include compiling and submitting proposals, negotiating contracts, setting up projects, ensuring compliance, managing fiscal reports, and liaising with award sponsors.
This challenging and collaborative position offers individuals with strong organizational and project management skills the opportunity to contribute to advancing cancer research within a supportive and innovative team environment. If you are detail-oriented, experienced in grant administration, and motivated to be part of impactful research, consider applying now.
Manages research administration activities from proposal preparation through closeout on behalf of a unit. Reviews and approves proposal submissions, contract negotiations, project setups, compliance, and/or financial reporting. Develops and oversees implementation of operations and strategic planning to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements within a school/college/division/unit. May manage a programmatic unit and/or personnel.
20% Executes research administration operational policies and procedures including financial, administrative, staffing, and compliance on behalf of a unit
20% Reviews and approves programmatic transactions spanning the life-cycle of sponsored projects to ensure compliance with institutional and/or sponsor policies and procedures
10% Serves as a key resource to leadership and staff in the unit as well as a liaison to partners and stakeholders
10% Executes activities related to proposal submission, contract negotiation, and/or award setup on behalf of a unit
20% Executes activities related to financial compliance, audit, or reporting on behalf of a unit
10% May have authority to submit proposals, agreements, or invoices to a sponsor on behalf of the principal investigator or project director
5% Assists principal investigators with financial management of sponsored program budgets and directs day-to-day fiscal transactions
5% Reviews financial expenditures for accuracy on sponsored grants and contracts
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Required: -Minimum 1 year of research administration or related duties preparing proposals, managing awards and compliance and/or postaward activities.
Preferred: -Minimum 3 years research administration, including reviewing agreements, proposal review and/or postaward activities.
Full Time: 100%
This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $70,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications
- Work experience should demonstrate dependability, flexibility, and maturity. Candidates must be effective at building interpersonal relationships with constructive interactions, be clear and effective communicators, promote and create collegial environments that value accountability. Employees will also be expected to uphold UWCCC core values as defined below: - Diversity & Inclusiveness: Embrace differences and promote fairness and equity while fostering a sense of belonging. - Respect: Demonstrate respect for self and others -- behave professionally. - Integrity: Act with integrity and honesty. - Teamwork: Commit to and demonstrate teamwork. - Excellence: Ensure excellence, quality, and high ethical standards in conduct and performance.
Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment and in the future of employment.
How to Apply:
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