Grants Administrator II
Grants Administrator II
Grants Administrator II
School of Medicine Columbia 01
School of Medicine Columbia
School of Medicine Associate Dean for Basic Science
Advertised Minimum Salary
Advertised Salary Range
Location of Vacancy
Hours per week
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Administrative
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.
Advertised Job Summary
Grant Administrator duties for the School of Medicine will include guiding and managing the submission of grant proposals, facilitating multi-disciplinary grant submissions, and assisting the Research Center for Transforming Health with clinical research/trials submissions. Will be responsible for developing and maintaining grant-related notification systems and reports. Will provide financial and grant training and serve as a resource for SOM faculty and staff. Will provide regular budget reports and assist with budget planning and balance monitoring. Must demonstrate commitment to conducting business lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to HIPAA and compliance policies, procedures and regulations.
Assist USC School of Medicine faculty and staff, as needed, with the development of research budgets for grants and industry sponsored studies. Guide and actively prepare non-scientific components of grant proposals for School of Medicine faculty. Provide full assistance and active engagement in grant proposal submissions, including USCeRA data management plans, Just in Time documents, etc. for School of Medicine faculty. Interface with USC central grant administration and contracts in terms of budget preparation, salary charges and ensuring final budget submissions meet all local, state and federal policies. Ensure that budget submissions are complete with budget justification narratives.
Facilitate multi-disciplinary grant submissions across departments, colleges, and state entities by managing, coordinating and completing as necessary all administrative requirements.
Work with the Research Center for Transforming Health for enhancing/streamlining clinical research/trials submissions.
Work with the School of Medicine Development Office to engage and submit research fellowship funding for School of Medicine students, residents and fellows.
Work with the USC Office of Contract and Grant Accounting to develop a notification system for progress reports and tracking of subcontracts.
Provide financial, grant and related training and serve as a resource to School of Medicine staff and faculty by developing a full working knowledge of PeopleSoft and other USC systems.
Work with School of Medicine funded PIs to provide regular budget reports and to serve as a resource for research budget management. Interact with all School of Medicine departmental business managers in terms of establishing budget plans and serve as a resource for research budget planning and balance monitoring.
Assists the Director of Contract and Grant Administration, as needed, with grant administration and financial activities pertaining to sponsored research in the USC School of Medicine.Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)
Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration or the social sciences and 5 years experience in contracts and grant administration activities.Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of USCeRA, PeopleSoft, SAM and USC compliance and grant accounting procedures preferred. Preferred experience in a health care and/or academic setting.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Requires experience with grant and clinical trial contracts, compliance, expenditures, and the allocations, reporting and auditing of financial statements. Requires experience with amendments and revisions of grant budgets, and management of subcontracts on awards. Successful completion of the USC Grants class or other comparable course work will be required. Candidates with knowledge of USCeRA, PeopleSoft, SAM, and USC compliance and grant accounting procedures preferred. Will be required to establish good working relationships with Principal Investigators, Sponsored Awards Management Office, Contract Grant and Accounting Office, Basic Science and Clinical Practice department chairs, faculty and staff at the USC School of Medicine. Required to conduct business lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to compliance policies, procedures and regulations. Must possess and maintain high level skills and knowledge of federal grant submission policies and procedures.
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 02/01/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 01/25/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/25207 EEO Statement
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.
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Do you have at least a bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration or the social sciences and 5 years experience in contracts and grant administration activities?
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