School of Nursing and Health Studies and the School of Medicine
This position will be shared between the School of Medicine (SOM) and the School of Nursing and Health Studies (SONHS), to provide support for pre-award duties, post-award duties, and grant proposals. Candidates for this position will need to have: skills in problem solving, possess organizational skills, and provide great follow-up to grant principal investigators and other key stake holders at the University and outside the University.
Grant Pre-Award duties: create University PeopleSoft Pages for academic unit review/approval of grant proposals. Upload grant proposal submissions to study sponsors (funders). Confirm accurate budgets for proposals. Track academic unit grant proposal submissions. Create proposal folders for proposal tracking.
Clinical trial duties: coordinate all aspects of clinical trials application and set-up of contract and financial accounts including processing Research Application Forms, create Patient Billing Contract Code, establish Finance Study Account, provide monthly expense reports, deposit payments, and payment reconciliation of sponsors' payments. Create invoices and prepare other financial reports as required. Create project internal expense worksheet.
SOM student research activities: answer questions on submission of research information forms, adding students to tracking log, and providing information about University hospital affiliate requirements for student research activities and confirm Student Affairs' approval. Provide information to students and assist at the annual UMKC Health Science Student Research Summit. Provide policy and application information to students
Process non-funded Research Application Forms to ensure research protocol has department and institutional approvals including Compliance committee reviews such as Institutional Review Board approval. Prepare notification of protocol approval.
Grant Post-Award duties: work with ORS on invoice information for grant sub-contracts, review payroll distribution of personnel listed on grant projects, obtain principal investigator approval of grant award salary effort, maintain bi-annual effort verification report information, connect with ORS Research Compliance for grant award project information, review financial reports to grant sponsors in collaboration with ORS.
Grant Post-Award duties: prepare and send grant expense reports to principal investigators, process University non-PO voucher payments on grant awards, provide payroll correcting entry (PCE) information to fiscal officer for PCE requests on grant awards, monitor mandatory (e.g., NIH) salary cap cost-share and provide information to the Office of Research Services (ORS) to set up grant cost-share MO Codes.
Other related duties include tracking of CITI research training courses, provide information about Compliance Committee review and University policy information for grants and research projects. Create University ClinicalTrials.gov registration for appropriate research projects. Provide reports on grant proposals, awards, and spending as requested for information and accreditation purposes. Maintain research listserv.
An Associate's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
A Bachelor's degree
Successful candidates will be organized problem solvers, known for their flexibility and adaptability to change.
Full Time/Part Time
40 hours per week
$15.29 - $16.50 per hour
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