Grants Coordinator

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Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

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Position Title:

Admin Support Specialist - Advanced

Working Title:

Grants Coordinator

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Budgeted Hiring Range:

$38,988 - $48,000

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Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Permanent

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Work Schedule:

Monday- Friday; 8am-5pm

Department Name and Number:

Globl Hlth and Infect Disease-427801

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Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

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Department Description:

The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases (IGHID) is designed to develop ongoing clinical, educational and research into the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. This Fellowship and Training Programs have the potential to work in 21 countries, throughout the state and across campus, IGHID goals include:
• Coordinating basic and applied research in infectious diseases and fostering collaboration among other investigators and researchers.
• Coordinating outreach activities with UNC’s School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and appropriate State agencies.
• Improving clinical care in infectious disease, including activities related to management of HIV and other infectious diseases; activities related to emerging pathogens, international health and clinical outreach.
• Infectious disease prevention activities, including a focus on vaccine development and vaccination practices.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:

The purpose of the Grants Coordinator in the Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases (IGHID) is to provide support to faculty of the Division in routine pre-award budgeting and proposal development for grants and contracts, including federal, state, private and industry funding.

The Grants Coordinator should have an understanding and knowledge base of various submissions awards (Rs, Ks, Us, etc), resubmissions, No Cost Extensions, RPPRs, carryforwards and Just in Time requests. This will enable them to support the faculty. They will be responsible for the preparation of routine submissions which entails the collection, review and possible modification to budgets, budget justifications, face pages, checklists, other support, and subcontract documentation. The Grants Coordinator is also responsible for entering submission information (including the aforementioned as well as Scope of Work, Letters of Reference, Science) in Ramses, Cayuse, Alice, CRMS and e-commons.

In addition, the Grants Coordinator helps facilitate budgeting and preparation and routing of new and continuing clinical contract agreements with UNC Hospitals, NC DHHS, NC DPS, and various other clinical entities around the state.

This position works with the School of Medicine’s Office of Sponsored Programs office as well as the University’s Office of Sponsored Research in pre-award and post-award issues, to include contact as necessary with NIH project and grants management staff, to help facilitate additional information needed including but not limited to budget revisions, effort reductions and budget loads.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalency and one year of related office experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office – strong computer skills required. Individual must be detailed oriented and have the ability to multi-task.
Must be able to work independently as well as with a team and must have excellent interpersonal skills.
Communicating effectively and professionally with other departments, departmental colleagues, vendors and others will be essential.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with budget and budget preparation, pre-award functions and NIH funding is strongly preferred

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Job No:
Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 5/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time