The Sponsored Programs Administrator II is responsible for facilitating and supporting proposal preparation and submission, award setup, and non-financial post-award functions.
• Coordinates and provides guidance to faculty and staff in proposal preparation, including assistance with budgets, sponsor guidelines, University policies and procedures, and electronic submission processes.
• Assembles documents necessary for setup of awards
• Monitors active awards and coordinates non-financial post-award functions such as progress reports, amendments, no-cost extensions, and grant close-out
• Reviews proposals for completeness, accuracy and compliance with University and sponsor guidelines and policies. Provides final accurate review of proposal prior to submission.
• Works with collaborating institutions to obtain required proposal documents and assurances
• Assembles information related to cost-sharing commitments, subaward documentation and, when applicable, compliance information.
• As appropriate, prepares and compiles documents necessary for setup of awards by Grants Accounting
• Ensures proposal and award data are accurately entered into grants management system
• Prepares data and statistical reports as requested by the Executive Director or the Vice President for Research
• Provides general support to the stewardship and administration of sponsored programs
• Works with internal and external information systems, e.g., proposal databases, Banner, Grants.gov, eRA Commons, Fastlane
• Collaborates with Grants Accounting and other departments to ensure proper grants administration
• Designs and coordinates sponsored program workshops and education sessions for faculty and staff; conducts appropriate segments such as budgeting and electronic grant submissions
• Keeps up-to-date on sponsor policies and guidelines related to sponsored programs
• Assists with process, procedure and policy improvements
• Provides assistance with the preparation of subcontracts
• Works on special team projects as assigned
Bachelor’s degree; five years administrative experience and extensive experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
Master’s degree; experience in higher education and fundamentals of research administration; demonstrated experience and knowledge of federal agency policies and procedures as well as applicable OMB circulars; Certified Research Administrator ( CRA ); background in biomedical sciences
NEOMED - 2 years ago