The Subaward Team Manager serves as a direct supervisor to all subaward team members and handles all personnel management of the team. This includes performance expectation monitoring, performance evaluation, professional development opportunities, promotional development growth planning, and performance counseling.
The Subaward Team Manager performs the following duties:
Coordinate coverage, workload distribution and re-assignments to ensure work is completed in a timely and efficient manner while managing a working portfolio, as needed.
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 partnerships 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.
This position must ensure that all work is completed with a high degree of accuracy. Errors resulting from failure to exercise required accuracy could have a negative financial impact on the University, including audit disallowances and impact on future awards. Errors could also result in loss of credibility of the Office of Sponsored Research.
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.
Demonstrated knowledge of government regulations, cost principles, and administrative requirements applicable to contracts and grants, including, but not limited to, Uniform Guidance, FAR, CFR, and other research compliance requirements (e.g. Export Control, Conflict of Interest, Human Subjects, Ethics Training).
Demonstrated strong organizational, time management, prioritization, and delegation skills.
Demonstrated ability to perform work with a high degree of accuracy, efficiency, and timeliness
Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated ability to interpret, explain, and apply complicated rules, regulations, and policies.
Demonstrated ability to assess risk, make independent decisions based on sound judgment, and collaborate with others to solve problems and facilitate work.
Demonstrated strong customer service skills.
Demonstrated strong critical thinking, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills.
Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences (e.g. principal investigators, department representatives, campus units, external partners).
Demonstrated leadership experience.
Effective analytical skills, as demonstrated through experience providing detailed and thorough analysis in reviewing and researching issues.
Previous experience training and mentoring others and creating written policies/procedures.
Previous experience in data tracking and report preparation.
Five years of experience in research administration.
Post-baccalaureate degree in business administration, public administration, or related area.
Supervisory experience or experience leading team operations.
Working knowledge of PeopleSoft or similar complex financial system.
Working knowledge of RAMSeS or other electronic research administration system.
Working knowledge of data use and material transfer agreements.
Working knowledge of Federal Demonstration Partnership.
Demonstrated understanding of copyright law, intellectual property rights, and publication policies.
Demonstrated understanding of the roles and responsibilities at a large research university.
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.
Internal Number: 170976
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