Grants & Contracts Coordinator

Location
Aurora, USA, Colorado
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Mar 03, 2017
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08350
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers.*

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine | Department of Pediatrics

Section of Hematology, Hemophilia & Thrombosis

Grants & Contracts Coordinator (Research Services Professional, Intermediate)

Position #731603 - Requisition 08350

The Department of Pediatrics | Section of Hematology, Hemophilia & Thrombosis is currently seeking applications for a full-time, University Staff (non-classified) Grants & Contracts Coordinator.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient's bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.


The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.

Job Summary:
Jobs in this career family provide direct professional support of research activities. Functions include contracts and grants solicitation and administration, grant/agreement preparation, review and negotiation, regulatory compliance, sponsor communication and post and pre award management, human subject compliance, research animal management, research laboratory coordination and instruction, environmental health and safety, radiation control, hazardous materials use, disposal and training.

Professionals at the intermediate level are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions. Work involves creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to a professional field.

At the intermediate level, duties may be more limited in scope and are performed with guidance and direction from other professionals.

Position Emphasis:

This position will support the center's research functions which include research grants, clinical trials, investigator initiated studies, and program grants. Sponsors include federal agencies, entities within the pharmaceutical industry, other universities, as well as foundations. This position will be fiscal accountability for all grant management activities, including: budget management, the post-award process, and any project close-out functions for approximately 40-50 ongoing, concurrent projects. Additional functions of this position will also include: monitoring activities and prepare monthly status reports; processing financial activities in CU Marketplace and PeopleSoft; developing and maintaining a comprehensive grants calendar; reviewing expenditures; assisting with the completion of subcontract paperwork, monthly reconciliations, and submissions of ePERs; and performing all other duties and tasks as required and/or assigned.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position has been established at $48,000 - $55,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree in Science, Business, Finance, Administration or a directly related field from an accredited institution AND (1) year of professional level experience working with grants and contracts in an academic setting/system.

Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis, but not the specific experience.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must successfully pass a drug test through Children's Hospital Colorado.
  • Must be willing and able to pass a criminal background check.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two (2) or more years of experience working with University of Colorado Systems, including: Concur, PeopleSoft, and/or Cognos.
  • Master's degree in Business, Finance, Healthcare Management, or a substantially related field.
  • Two (2) or more years of experience administering/managing grants and contracts.
  • Experience working with QuickBooks accounting software.

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive working knowledge of the eRA system used for electronic proposal development and tracking.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Substantive knowledge and experience working with the ePERS system within the University.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to apply rules and regulations related to state and federal sponsors.
  • Strong attention to detail and organization.

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