Department: MED-Preventive Medicine Salary/Grade: EXS/8
Provides administrative leadership by incorporating a significant amount of experience in support of unit's research programs and mission. May provide sole support to a small to mid-sized unit, or support a portion of activities in a larger unit. Using extensive research administration experience within the same unit, coordinates all aspects of multiple grant &/or contract pre- & post-award activities. Assists in developing new funding opportunities & strategic plans regarding grants &/or contracts by providing guidance & counsel in regard to grant &/or contract administration which includes attending internal & external meetings, interpreting clauses, reviewing contracts, & resolving reporting &/or expense problems. Reviews associated policy & procedures & recommends changes to increase productivity & effectiveness.
Please Note: Supervisor provides overall objectives & in consultation with EE develops deadlines. Work is reviewed for fulfillment of objectives & overall compliance with policy & procedures. EE completes majority of activities without direction; consulting with supervisor only in regard to new or unusual circumstances.
EE uses judgment & an extensive amount of experience to adapt an advanced knowledge of skills, methods, practices, policies & procedures & a moderate degree of innovation, analysis, & reasoning to plan & prioritize work that is primarily project oriented & involves some extremely difficult problems &/or decisions. EE interprets policy.
As time and budget allows:
New-"Brown Bag"-Interested in becoming an RA?
Need more "How To:" sessions such as:
Fill out internal & external paperwork
Create & review budget
Review sponsor guidelines
Read a solicitation
Five University Business Processes classes (HR700, HR705, HR715, HR725, HR740)New-"Brown Bag"-Interested in becoming an RA?
NU-ORI-Res Dam Training session
SCS course: Grantsmanship for the Research Professional
NCURA-National Council of University Research Administrators/SRA - Society of Research Administrators International (regional or national meetings)
Certified Research Administrator (CRA)
ASRSP effort reporting 101
NU Financials budget reconciliation and reporting
Audit & Advisory best practices
Typically administers multiple research projects such as:
Complex multi-PI or multi-unit proposals, grants &/or contracts
Research portfolio for a more complex small to mid-sized unit
NIH U-approximately $500K+/yr. over multiple yrs.
NIH P-approximately $500K+/yr. over multiple yrs.
NIH T-approximately $100-$200K+/yr. over multiple yrs.
DOD and industry awards
Center or program grants
Proposals with cost sharing
Non-funded negotiations such as NDAs, user agreements
Manages pre-award administration of grants and &/or contracts.
Provide leadership by cooperatively anticipating, coordinating, strategizing
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