Responsible Accountable Consulted Informed (RACI) Grant Associate - (1800019O)
The University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Nursing (UMSON )- Office ofResearch is currently recruiting for a Responsible Accountable Consulted Informed (RACI) Grant Associate .
The selected candidate will provide support to support grant submission and post-award reporting. Supports faculty and students in accomplishing the research mission of the School of Nursing. Works collaboratively with other members of the Office of Research and Scholarship and faculty, staff, and students. Exhibits accuracy, purpose, and initiative to support this mission.
1. Conducts initial assessment of grant applications to ensure compliance with complex federal government, state, and university laws, statutes, policies, and procedures.
2. Elicits information from faculty, students, staff, and other institutions who collaborate with SON faculty on externally funded projects. Gathers information, such as biosketches or facilities statements, and coordinates process to ensure correct forms are used; forms are fully completed with appropriate signatures and appropriate formatting; instructions have been followed precisely; and all elements of the grant submission is included.
3. Prepares a variety of grant agreements for review and approval by the principal investigator.
4. Provides critical analysis of grant requirements. Compares new agreements to identify changes from pre-existing agreements and highlights changes to assist in general planning and direction in order to develop and facilitate grant progress.
5. Submits external documents, such as data tables, recipients lists, and productivity statements. Provides internal follow up/tracking system for projects. Ensures receipt of the institution copy of all submittal and copies of final document/agreement.
6. Develops and maintains tracking databases to track and analyze information required for submission and reporting externally funded activities.
7. In order to promote the visibility of the research, composes and signs correspondence in response to general inquiries and prepares summary of research for various audiences.
8. Independently handles procedural and substantive matters not requiring technical knowledge, such as electronic submission of required documents for grant reporting.
9. Assist faculty and students in the process of conducting human subjects related research in SON.
10. Interfaces and collaborates with stakeholders to ensure they are informed on programs, processes, and activities that support the research and mission of the SON.
11. Performs other duties as assigned, such as making recommendations to policies and procedures.
Education: High School Diploma or GED. Bachelor's degree preferred.
Experience: Four (4) years of experience working in appropriate field, experience with research grants preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
Skill in exercising initiative, resourcefulness, sound judgement and exceptional organizational skills; ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, solve problems and make decisions .
Ability to prioritize ongoing, and new projects, necessary to implementing a specific organizational program
Skill in communicating efficiently and effectively both orally and in writing with a variety of people internal and external to the organization.
Skill in continuously seeking to improve the quality of services and processes .
Skill in relevant PC applications (e.g. MS Office applications such as Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet search capabilities, reference management software).
Knowledge of human-subjects related research requirements and standards, including mandatory record keeping and IRB submission/reporting requirements
Willingness to learn and use research and research administration related programs and data bases such as eRA Commons, RedCap, Kauli-Research, Digital Measures, IT Works, and PubMed to assist in the research mission
Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).
Hiring Range : $38,204-$45,000
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply .
Job: Reg or CII Non-Exempt Staff - N10CGU
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Nursing - Research and Scholarships
Job Posting: Oct 16, 2018
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 102481
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.