Analyst will provide dedicated professional level sponsored funds management for more than 80% of time with specific responsibility for pre-award and post-award functions that include, but may not be limited to: proposal preparation, submission, budget development, account maintenance and oversight, billing/invoicing, reporting, compliance, and closeout. Works independently on a variety of grants/contracts that range from simple to moderately complex. While this role may assist with some aspects of non-sponsored funds, the primary goal of this position is to ensure timely, effective and efficient functioning of sponsored funding. This is a non-exempt position.
Will work independently most of the time, with support from Principal Investigator (PI) and/or senior/management level grants & contract professionals on increasingly more complex grants/contracts. Will provide standard professional administrative level guidance on protocols, regulations and guidelines to PI and other scientific/research professionals within the department. May interact with external research/administrative professionals.
Types of sponsored awards for which the position is responsible: This position assists with pre and post award support responsibilities for simple to moderately complex grants/contracts, including those from NIH, NSF, DOD and NASA. These grants, contracts and awards may involve moderate budgets, Foundation grants and Sub awards from other institutions on their federal pass-through grants.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Partner with departmental faculty and/or budgetary staff toward the planning and development of application submissions to various federal offices, private agencies/foundations and commercial companies. May work with representatives from ORA, under the guidance of more senior members on the departmental research team.
Understand and utilize institutional policies for clinical trials and post-award grant processes.
Serve as liaison between research units, central offices and funding agencies for grants of moderate complexity.
Ensure compliance in all other areas related to grant and contract management, including sponsoring organization guidelines, internal protocols, accurate protocol information within grant documents, conflicts of interest, etc.
Maintain ongoing updates and communications related to current grants and contracts, this includes regular auditing and reporting to principal investigators and research management. May assist with closeouts as needed.
Assist with award setup details, after grant number is assigned.
Support all relevant Clinical Trial and post-award responsibilities, including account reconciliation, effort reporting, cost transfers, paying invoices, closeouts and related faculty support.
Other duties include managing space needs/compliance for Neurology and Neurosurgery. Assisting the Financial Manager in preparation of the department’s fiscal operating budget, employee training and development, and special assignments as assigned. Occasional ad-hoc financial reporting and analysis as requested by PI, department administration, Chairman, and School of Medicine.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor’s degree required, with 2 years of administrative/budgeting experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Knowledge of accounting and budgeting theory and practices required. Thorough knowledge and understanding of The Johns Hopkins University accounting system and related fiscal offices preferred.
Ability to make independent judgments and to act on decisions on a daily basis.
Ability to work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously and to meet various concurrent deadlines.
Knowledge of external Federal guidelines/procedures for grants and contracts, including NIH, NSF, DOD and NASA.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Classified Title: Grants and Contracts Analyst Working Title: Grants & Contracts Analyst Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC Starting Salary Range: $50,700-$69,780 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002911-SOM Neuro Sur Resea and Fin Adminn Personnel area: School of Medicine
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