- Work requires communications, analytical and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program. Research or grants education and/or certification is preferred.
- Training: Successful completion of required department training such as GC101& 201 Introduction to Research, Financial Services Introduction to R3, Introduction to Duke GL, Introduction to Accounting, Sponsored Research Reporting, Research Administration at Duke (on-line), Basic Compliance (on-line) within first six months of hire is required.
- Successful completion of the Research Administration Academy (RAA), Advanced Grants Management, and Research Administration Institute (RAI) training is required. Employees hired into this classification without the expected credentials will work closely with their manager to schedule and complete all training (12 months for RAA and an additional 6 months for AGM). Successful completion of all expected training will be an annual performance goal until complete.
- Upon successful completion of expected training, the employee must maintain Research Administration Academy (RAA) certification and Advanced Grants Management (AGM) certification by completing continuing education requirements.
- Certified Research Administrator (CRA) certification is preferred.
Minimum Experience Job Requirements: Please indicate the nature and amount of work
- Work generally requires five years of relevant grants and contracts experience.
Job Skill Requirements: Please indicate the specific skill requirements for this position.
- Leadership skills
- Innovative problem solving skills
- Ability to coach and develop employees
- Ability to build employee commitment through frequent feedback and meaningful performance evaluations
- Demonstrated skills in analyzing data and formulating conclusions
- Ability to learn changing technologies related to grants and contracts management
- Full command of grants and contracts systems; requires solid working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Access, Excel, Power Point)
- Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization
- Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects/tasks simultaneously
- Ability to create verbal and written reports
- Comprehensive knowledge of federal rules and regulations relating to grant and contract activity and ability to apply knowledge to Duke University policies and procedures
- Knowledge of grant and contracts processes, systems and offices related to and/or involved in grant and contract submission and management
- Knowledge of responsible conduct of research, management of advanced compliance issues
- Knowledge of processes and systems related to or involved in the management of cost-sharing and effort allocation
- Experience with functions in SPS, R3, grants.duke, SES, iForms and eCrt and other related systems associated with assigned duties
Licensing/Certification Job Requirements