·Proposal Review and Submission
Timely and comprehensive moderate complexity proposal review of moderate volume of proposals for compliance with sponsor and institutional policies, adherence to SOPs, accuracy, and conformity with program guidelines. Maintain working knowledge of ePAS Grants, assisting all end users with questions and operational issues.
·Award Review and Setup
Timely and comprehensive review of all award documents for accuracy; liaise with divisions for timely follow up to all outstanding issues, and liaise with Sponsored Programs Accounting for accurate and timely moderately complex account setup and troubleshoot complex setup issues .
Establish and actively manage strong working relationships with division administrators, faculty, and other key stakeholders. Respond to requests quickly and effectively. Identify and understand customer needs and expectations and meet them. Communicate any relevant information to division administrators, faculty, and other key stakeholders.
·Process Incoming and Outgoing Subcontracts/Subawards
Work collaboratively with Sponsored Programs Contracts (SP Contracts), efficiently and accurately processing requests of moderate complexity for review.
·Effectively manage a portfolio of divisions and awards
Routinely meet with divisions to identify potential issues and resolve problems. Perform routine follow ups on outstanding issues such as those related to pre-award projects, zero-dollar budget projects, projects in deficit, and delinquent progress reports. Effectively work with SP Accounting, SP Contracts, divisions, and sponsors in facilitating prompt resolution to any outstanding issues.
Assist Manager of Sponsored Programs Pre-Award as required, to include independent execution of special projects of moderate- complexity, and guided execution of special projects of high- complexity. Actively participate in SPP process improvement teams, the development of alternative approaches to business operations, and the development and presentation of training to external constituencies.
·Communication - Intermediate
Good verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
Proficiency in basic computer applications such as Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel), e-mail, and internet
Strong organizational and project management skills to handle projects independently.
Demonstrates an independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, tact and professional demeanor
Knowledge of research administration, sponsor policies and procedures, and federal regulations.