We are seeking a Grants and Contracts Analystwho will coordinate pre- and post-award sponsored projects activity for the Division of Infectious Diseases. It 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 includes, but may not be limited to: proposal preparation, submission, budget development, account maintenance and oversight, billing/invoicing, reporting, compliance, and closeout for the Division of Infectious Diseases. In addition, will assist with the management of Divisional non-sponsored accounts. 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.
Will work independently the majority 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 research/administrative professionals outside of the university.
This role functions at an intermediate level, with responsibility for independent management of simple to moderately complex grants/contracts, including those from NIH, NSF, DOD and NASA. These grants, contracts and awards may involve detailed budgets, subawards and special instructions in RFA, career awards, training awards, multi-project grants, complex Foundation grants, subawards from other institutions on their federal pass-through grants and Pharmaceutical company clinical trials.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Submit and coordinate submission of grant proposals ensuring that all applicable direct and indirect cost rates have been applied.
Confirms that anticipated promotions and other increases are calculated into the cost of project.
Prepare and assist in the development of budget justifications to ensure their relationship to the budgeted dollars.
Responsible for account reconciliation process for selected faculty (i.e., prepare detailed budget reports on a monthly basis to review accounts, etc).
Ensure compliance with university and/or agency regulations and restrictions (i.e., NIH regulation, JHU IRB compliance, ERS, other support, etc).
Assist in the tracking of proposals and other sponsored research documentation through the signature/approval processes.
Support large grant proposals, reviewing and approving all sponsored budgets, budget justifications, and other required administrative data.
Verify compliance with sponsoring organizations' guidelines, as well as with relevant University policies and procedures. Assist Principal Investigators in completion of required information.
Verify faculty compliance with institutional IRB, ERS, etc
Coordinate submission of large grant proposals ensuring that all applicable direct and indirect cost rates have been applied
Responsible for tracking proposals and other documentation through signature/approval processes.
Develop and prepare financial reports for forecasting and results analysis for selected faculty and the Department of Medicine.
Advise faculty and staff on changes in sponsored research policies.
Internal: Dean's Office, Research Administration, Business Office, Research Accounting, Equipment and Space Accounting, General Accounting, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Purchasing, Information Systems, Homewood Microcomputing Center. Various other departments and divisions in JHU and JHH.
External: Affiliated hospitals, private and government agencies granting research funds (e.g., NIH, Foundations, and Private Drug Companies) and various vendors and service providers (e.g., supply companies, professional medical organizations and societies, contractors).
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of accounting and budgeting theory and practices.
Ability to make independent judgements and to act on decisions on a daily basis. Ability to work for long periods of time without direction.
Ability to work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously and to meet various concurrent deadlines.
Very strong organizational skills, analytical and problem solving abilities, and attention to detail.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to effectively interact with all levels of University and Hospital employees as well as outside contacts.
Ability to make independent judgments and to act on decisions on a daily basis.
Two 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. Successful completion of the RAT program (13-15 months) is equivalent to two years of relevant experience for this position. If an employee does not successfully complete the program, no additional experience will be applied.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Johns Hopkins University accounting system and related fiscal offices.
Specific knowledge of the operation of the Division and Department preferred.
Knowledge of external Federal guidelines/procedures for grants and contracts, including NIH, NSF, DOD and NASA.
Classified Title: Grants & Contracts Analyst Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC Starting Salary Range: $52,230-$71,890 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F; 8:30-5:00 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Remote Department name: SOM DOM ID CCGHE Personnel area: School of Medicine
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
*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.
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