The role of the Grants Administrator is to provide organizational, administrative and financial support for the sponsored research to the Brain Trauma Research Center (BTRC) and Neurotrauma Clinical Trials Center (NCTC) Center in the Department of Neurological Surgery under the direction of the Center Administrator.
This position requires the appropriate application of a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures in the field of research administration and will be primarily responsible for assisting with the preparation of multiple, complex, high-dollar research grant submissions, renewals and progress reports, while meeting critical deadlines, processing Subaward paperwork for our military and nonmilitary partners, calculating figures, invoicing fixed price grant accounts, compilation of detailed monthly/quarterly/annual reporting documents, reconciling, maintaining and monitoring financial data related to all research accounts, SPAR management, as well as monitoring ordering and preparation of service agreements for major equipment as well as other duties required to manage the research portfolios.
The position requires a well-organized individual who can multi-task, who has excellent oral and written communication skills, and excellent computer skills (Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint as well as proficient experience with Department Manager and SPARs. Familiarity with federal and non-federal grant applications, budgets, and accounting is required.
Internal Number: 172273
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