Grants Management Supervisor
Grants Management Supervisor
Job Number: 81707
The Division of Infectious Diseases is seeking a Grants Management Supervisor (Research Administrator 3) to manage the proposal preparation and/or post award activities for a large volume and diverse set of complex, federal and non-federal sponsored research projects, involving multiple sub-awards, principal investigators, and/or cross-school initiatives. The Grants Management Supervisor will assess the division's pre and post award needs, identify areas for improvement, create standard operating procedures and processes, train and develop ID finance team, and manage portfolios for several PIs.
The Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine encompasses all aspects of infectious diseases and geographic medicine, including clinical microbiology, hospital epidemiology, AIDS, international health, mechanisms of pathogenesis, the role of microbes in chronic & unexplained disease, human microbial ecology, parasitology, microbial & viral genomics, and tropical medicine. Our goals are to provide excellent clinical care, educate the next generation of academic Infectious Disease specialists, and make seminal research discoveries as they relate to the broad and dynamic field of infectious diseases.
- Prepare complex proposals within parameters of sponsored and non-sponsored research guidelines. Oversee and communicate submission process, both paper and electronic; resolve issues relating to proposal preparation and submittal process.
- Develop, prepare, revise, and finalize project budgets, and provide budget justification; obtain cost sharing commitment and support. Serve as liaison and active partner between principal investigators, Office of Sponsored Research, research groups, and other departments; respond to sponsor inquiries; advise of new regulations.
- Collaborate with Office of Sponsored Research to ensure awards are set up properly and cost-sharing requirements are fulfilled; initiate cost transfers.
- Review and approve expenditures, advise on post award spending and commitment activity, and oversee compliance related to fund and revenue.
- Develop and communicate reports supporting project status; create forecasting models, scenarios, and decision aides.
- Manage contract closeout process and audit inquiries; submit final reports and certificates.
- Interpret complex university and government policies (FAR, Cost Accounting Standards, Office of Management and Budget circulars, sponsored guidelines, etc.) for project and university personnel and help guide other staff in interpreting complex policies.
- Identify and implement process improvements. Participate in and lead cross campus projects. Train and advise on issues requiring specific technical expertise.
- Oversee and review work of other staff. Supervise, train and mentor other staff.
- Serve as a resource on subject area to principal investigator staff.
- Extensive knowledge of policies related to research administration (Uniform Guidance, sponsor policies and practices)
- Strong understanding of Stanford systems: Stanford Electronic Research Administration (SeRA), Oracle financials, Commitment Management System, iLab, Business Intelligence reporting module
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
- Bachelor's degree and five years of job related experience, or combination of education and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- Expert knowledge and fluency of governmental regulations (e.g. FAR, A-21, A-110, A-133, CAS).
- Knowledge and ability to understand, interpret, and communicate university policies and procedures.
- Excellent oral, written, and communication skills.
- Excellent analytical skills; demonstrated proficiency in Excel and web-based tools.
- Strong accounting skills; knowledge of accounting principles.
- Knowledge of procurement needs, including sole-sourcing, cost analyses, vendor requirements, and small business reporting.
- Strong knowledge of property management requirements related to Stanford or non-Stanford title of equipment and fabrications.
- Expert in project management, including managing international collaborations and complex multi-sub award contracts.
- Knowledge of personnel management, including proposing effort for and training and hiring of students, post-doctorals, academic appointments, regular staff, bargaining unit staff, and consultants, along with the circumstances appropriate for each type of position.
- Extreme attention to detail.
- Ability to review a proposal or manage a project with understanding of the overall scope and goal of each sponsored project.
- Excellent time management and organizational skills.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
- Cardinal Curriculum I and II must be completed to remain in this position.
- Certified Accountant or Auditor, MBA, project management certification, or similar credential desired.
- Frequently sit, grasp lightly, use fine manipulation and perform desk-based computer tasks, lift, carry, push and pull objects weighing up to ten pounds.
- Occasionally stand, walk, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, write by hand and sort and file paperwork or parts.
- Rarely lift, carry, push and pull objects weighing 11-20 pounds.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Job Series: Research Administrator
Job Code: 4483
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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