Reporting to the Executive Director, Research; Responsible for ensuring the successful review and submission of all BMC grant and contract proposals. In addition, the Director leads proposal development services for the Department of Medicine. The Director fosters productive relationships with faculty and research administrators, BMC departments and leaders, peer institutions and sponsors. Assists the Executive Director, Research with specific projects related to proposal development and the promotion of research and research administration.
Certified Research Administrator (CRA) is a plus but not required.
At least 12 years of experience in a scientific or academic health care setting, with at least 10 years of experience in key leadership and management roles.
Extensive experience with the operational and financial management of sponsored research grants management required, including but not limited to:
Knowledge of NIH and other federal research sponsor grant administration requirement, current and emerging research administration issues and trends, grants and contracts from foundations and government agencies, federal appropriations and research funding processes, and roles of federal and other sponsors in research and development.
Knowledge of State, Federal and Non-Federal sponsored programs’ regulations and operation policies, including OMB Uniform Guidance regulations, OASC-3, NIH grants policy statement, and FARs.
Exceptional project management and organizational skills, with the demonstrated ability to drive multiple concurrent projects to completion. Ability to meet deadlines and to effectively work with diverse groups.
Superior leadership, mentoring, staff development, communication, facilitation and customer service skills. Collaborative work style and ability to work in a matrix environment
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment with strict deadlines, to manage multiple priorities, and to delegate where appropriate.
Knowledge of Proposal Development, Submission and Management electronic systems, such as InfoEd, Click, and/or Kuali
Strong computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint and Word. Knowledge of Microsoft Access or other relational databases preferred.
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