We are seeking a Grants & Contracts Analyst who will assist 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 subawards from other institutions on their federal pass-through grants. Will work independently most of the time, with support from Principal Investigator (PI) and/or senior management level Grants & Contracts professionals on increasingly more complex grants and contracts. Will provide standard professional administrative level guidance on protocols, regulations and guidelines to PIs and other scientific/research professionals within the department. May interact with external research/administrative professionals.
Specific Duties & 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.
Apply understanding 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 PIs 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.
Assist the Administrator in preparation of the departments 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.
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 JHU Research Administration Trainee 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.
Knowledge and understanding of The Johns Hopkins University accounting system and related fiscal offices preferred.
Knowledge of accounting and budgeting theory and practices.
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.
Classified Title: Grants & Contracts Analyst Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC Starting Salary Range: $52,230-$71,890-$91,550 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 37.5 hours per week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Neuro Sci Neuroscience Personnel area: School of Medicine
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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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