Grants Administrator

Job description

The Grants Administrator at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine’s Research Administration Department reports to the Senior Research Administrator and is responsible for providing pre- and post-award research and financial administration support for individual investigators within assigned departments. The Grants Administrator works directly with faculty PIs and administrators to monitor and ensure compliance and efficiency of grant activity, fiscal resources and controls. The Grants Administrator maintains current knowledge of external funder and university regulations and communicate this information to department research personnel in a timely manner.

Responsibilities include: assisting department research personnel with the development and implementation of goals and procedures related to research activities; assisting PIs with preparing and routing proposals in the eRA system before submission to the university’s Grants Management Office; reviewing and approving proposals, in the eRA system, to ensure that information is in compliance with sponsor guidelines as well as with internal policies and procedures; serving as a liaison between the Grants Management Office and the PI to rectify or provide information on the electronic proposal form; preparing post-award budgets before sending for cost center set-up, monitoring grant expenditures, and preparing financial reports to ensure compliance with funder requirements. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or another related field, and at least four years of related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated computer skills, and proficiency with Microsoft Office software programs, including MS Word and advanced MS Excel functions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of grant proposal applications for varied funding agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to use and other electronic proposal routing systems.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to interact with a diverse constituent population.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team environment.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, along with the ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and process large amounts of information.  

  • Pre and Post Award Grants Management experience within a higher education or hospital setting.
  • Experience managing Clinical Research
Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact. 

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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Health Sciences Campus (HSC)-Kresge Science Hall
Job: Staff
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular




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Posted: 6/6/2021
Application Due: 6/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time