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Full Job Title: Sponsored Programs Specialist

Job Number: 97706

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Date Posted: 4-16-2018

DEPARTMENT: Sponsored Programs Pre-Award (SPP)

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Manager, Sponsored Programs




PURPOSE OF POSITION: Assist in coordinating, submitting, and administering grants and contracts for a Medical Center dedicated to the care of infants, children, and adolescents.

·Proposal Review and Submission
Timely and comprehensive routine proposal review of modest 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 routine account setup.
·Customer Service
Actively manage strong working relationships with divisions, 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 predominately working with division administrators.
·Process Incoming and Outgoing Subcontracts/Subawards
Work collaboratively with Sponsored Programs Contracts (SP Contracts), efficiently and accurately processing routine requests 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.
·Special Projects
Assist Manager of Sponsored Programs Pre-Award as required, to include independent execution of special projects of low- complexity, and guided execution of special projects of moderate- 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.

Skills & Competencies
·Diversity Appreciation
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
·Computer Proficiency - Basic
Working knowledge of basic computer applications
Strong organizational and project management skills to handle projects independently.
·Professional Demeanor
Demonstrates an independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, tact and professional demeanor
Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
·Research Administration
Working knowledge of research administration, sponsor policies and procedures, and federal regulations.

·Bachelor in Accounting OR Bachelor of Business Admin OR Bachelor of Finance OR Bachelor's in a science-related field OR Equivalent combination of education and experience
·1 year related experience

·3 years of research administration experience
·Experience in an academic or research institution
·Experience with enterprise-wide systems (PeopleSoft, SAP, etc.)

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