RESEARCH BUSINESS COORDINATOR

General Description:

The Research Business Coordinator assists the PI to manage proposal submissions and administrative duties of the entire PI grants portfolio for both internal and external funding.  The RBC maintains grant budgets, monitors grant expenditures and personnel effort allocations, ensures timely closeout and/or renewal of grants.  The Research Business Coordinator assists the PI to manage proposal submissions and administrative duties of the entire PI grants portfolio for both internal and external funding.  The RBC maintains grant budgets, monitors grant expenditures and personnel effort allocations, ensures timely closeout and/or renewal of grants.  The Research Business Coordinator assists the PI to manage proposal submissions and administrative duties of the entire PI grants portfolio for both internal and external funding.  The RBC maintains grant budgets, monitors grant expenditures and personnel effort allocations, ensures timely closeout and/or renewal of grants. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Serves as the primary point of contact for investigators and coordinates all financial aspects of research submissions for designated Center(s) or Divisions.
  2. Active member of the grant support team, facilitates meetings as needed to effectively manage the grant portfolio
  3. Oversees research accounts and grant expenditures, tracks personnel effort commitments, and reviews allowability of purchases according to sponsor guidelines to maintains fiscal compliance
  4. Familiar with research funding mechanisms unique to the Center members (e.g., Federal, foundation, and pharma sponsored studies, etc.)
  5. Provides financial analysis to the Center Director and/or designees on a monthly basis of the grant activity within the Center.
  6. Provides budget setup details for research accounts.   
  7. Provides support for programmatic funding projects (i.e. T32,U grants, federal contracts)
  8. Attends continuing education and training courses.
  9. Performs additional duties, as assigned.

Reporting Relationships:

Reports to:  Research Institute Lead Research Business Coordinator.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required; Master's degree preferred.
  2. Experience in submission and management of grant and contract funding mechanisms preferred.
  3. Some experience in fiscal management/budgeting required. 
  4. Excellent oral and written communication skills, highly organized, and flexibility is required.

Note frequency as Constantly (67-100%), Frequently (34-66%) and Occasionally (0-33%) for each requirement.  Also note any lifting requirements with pound limit.

Minimum Physical Requirements:

Sitting  - Constantly                              

Stooping - Occasionally                                        

Standing - Occasionally                                        

Talking on the phone or in person – Constantly

Walking – Constantly

Pulling/Pushing File Draws – Occasionally

Kneeling – Occasionally

Finger Dexterity – Constantly

Contact Information

Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital

Marsha

Lutz

700 Children's Drive

Columbus, Ohio 43205

614-722-2625

Background Information

4-Year Degree

1-5

  • Legal
  • Government
  • Commercial
  • Non-Profit
  • Hospital
  • College/University
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Government
  • Finance, Operations
  • Compliance
  • Business Manager
  • Administrator or Administrative

Authorized to work in the US

None

Target Job Information

Commensura

  • Full Time