GRANTS AND CONTRACTS MANAGER, SUBAWARDS, Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), to lead a team responsible for all sponsored program subawards (over $70M in annual expenditures). Will take ownership over and shape subawards processes to ensure compliance with federal government and other prime sponsors' requirements and provide efficient and effective service; serve as an expert on federal regulations and requirements pertaining to subawards; manage a portfolio of complex subawards, supervise the subaward team, provide guidance on regulatory and contract issues, make determinations on subaward/vendor and subrecipient monitoring questions, and serve as MIT's small business liaison officer; actively review, revise, and implement subaward policies and procedures and ensure compliance with Uniform Guidance and applicable FARs and OMB circulars; and lead the effort to develop a vision and specification for the next generation subaward system and processes. This role will provide a great opportunity for a motivated, knowledgeable professional to directly impact a high-visibility business activity at MIT and to drive tangible results and produce mission-critical benefits.
REQUIRED: a bachelor's degree, preferably in business, accounting, or finance; five years' research administration experience; experience with subawards; experience developing and improving award management systems and procedures; knowledge of the provisions of federal awards (financial assistance and contracts), the Federal Acquisition Regulations, and the Uniform Guidance; experience with the requirements of research grant and contracts programs and related records/reports; familiarity with automated awards processing systems; very strong negotiation and written and oral communication skills; and strong Windows and MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) skills. Experience with COEUS or Kuali Coeus preferred, as are the management skills necessary to lead and motivate a small team. Job #15094-Q
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