The Subaward Team Manager serves as a direct supervisor to all subaward team members and handles all personnel management of the team; including performance expectation monitoring, performance evaluation, professional development opportunities, promotional development growth planning, as well as performance counseling. This position must ensure that all work has a high level of accuracy. This position will:
Coordinate coverage, workload distribution and re-assignments to ensure work is completed in a timely and efficient manner.
Apply and educate others on a wide variety of policies and procedures relating to and impacting the individual funded programs and the department as a whole; this includes UNC GA internal policies and procedures, as well as the changing audit priorities and guidelines for subawards and subrecipient monitoring.
Provide support and training on core research competencies including federal and sponsor guidelines, compliance issues related to conflict of interest, human and animal subject regulations as they related to subaward administration, research integrity, subrecipient monitoring, A-133 audit standards, cost sharing and other areas of financial and non-financial research compliance.
Use extensive knowledge of and demonstrated ability to apply standard theories, principles, practices, and techniques applicable to subaward administration in order to develop conclusions and make recommendations and assess risk by reviewing and analyzing a variety of data such as A-133 audit reports, financial statements, currency fluctuations, the stability of the government and/or organization, etc. Based on findings, make determinations about the risk to UNC, if an agreement is set-up with the subcontractor; determine and/or suggest (depending on the risk level involved) special terms and conditions for the contract to help mitigate the risk.
Establish effective working relationships with the staff of multiple departments in order to ensure that subaward transactions are completed in a timely manner.
Consult with and advise faculty and staff on subaward preparation, interpretation of complex terms and conditions, negotiation strategies, compliance with sponsoring agency's statutory and regulatory requirements and State and University policies.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or related business area; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Ability to assess risk, make independent decisions based on sound judgment, and collaborate with others to problem solve and facilitate work.
Ability to interpret, explain and apply complicated rules, regulations and policies.
Ability to prioritize, balance, and delegate a shifting amount of workload in a deadline driven working environment.
Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
Strong analytical skills.
Supervisory experience or experience leading team operations.
Knowledge of federal regulations concerning management of federal assistance funding, including the Uniform Guidance.
Knowledge of federal acquisition processes and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
Working knowledge in RAMSeS research administration system or other electronic research administration systems.
Working knowledge in PeopleSoft or other complex financial management system.
Understanding of non-fiscal compliance areas such as conflict of interest regulations, human subjects and animal care policies.
Understanding of roles and responsibilities at a large, research university.
Understanding of, copyright law, publication policy, intellectual property rights, data ownership and other subaward and subcontract clauses.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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