Grant Administrator – (190137)
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Office of Sponsored Research Administration is currently recruiting for a Grant Administrator to add to the team. This position provides grant administration for groups of projects among internal and external team members including guidance on what issues may present a compliance liability to the university. The Grant Administrator serves as an ongoing liaison between university administration, principal investigators, faculty, and staff and is responsible for providing guidance to principal investigators regarding federal and private grant administration, including but not limited to adherence to OMB and other government regulations including applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the university and sponsoring agency. The Grant Administrator is also responsible for monitoring and reporting on budget management of grants awarded to the university and for recording and maintaining grant information in the university systems.
Responsibilties include the following:
Manage proposal submissions and awards for government and private research grants.
Provide guidance, support and assistance to principal investigators with proposal development and proposal write up, and coordinate submission. This can involve proofreading, editorial and writing assistance for all grant materials to ensure agency compliance.
Work collaboratively with faculty to identify and develop grant opportunities based on the Prescott Campus research priorities.
Project budget creation and review. Develop and negotiate subawards.
Perform compliance review of all proposals for adherence to university, agency, and federal requirements.
Interpret agency regulations.
Serve as authorized organizational representative to submit proposals to funding agencies according to program guidelines.
Serve as liaison among Grants Administration, PIs, University departments, campuses and external funding organizations.
Maintain a working knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies that affect research grant administration and compliance.
Assist with the content of seminars and discussions pertaining to grantsmanship.
Assist in the preparation of statistical reports on a periodic basis.
Maintain a positive research environment and infrastructure.
Maintain grant records.
Maintain complete and accurate files of grant award activity.
Input complete and accurate electronic data into university system.
Coordinate the acceptance of new awards.
Negotiate terms and conditions of awards.
Review award instrument for university acceptance.
Work directly with accounting to facilitate cost center set up.
Coordinate other activities, special reports, projects and other related duties as assigned. Raise potential concerns involving grant budgets, administration, compliance issues and other key issues regarding grant administration and compliance.
At least two years of experience working with grants and/or contracts
Experience in research administration and working knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies affecting research grant/contract acquisition and compliance
Demonstrated experience making independent decisions, researching, analyzing, and solving problems
Experience working effectively under pressure of deadlines, frequent interruptions, and changing and competing priorities
Ability to develop ne