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Grants Manager Brody School of Medicine Public Health

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Job Title:

Grants Manager Brody School of Medicine Public Health

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Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

HSH BSOM Public Health

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Division :

Health Sciences

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Working Title :

Grants Manager Department of Public Health

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Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Part Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

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Job Category :

Non-Faculty Instructional & Research

Organizational Unit Overview:

This position resides within the Department of Public Health. The Coordinator/Manager will be responsible for post-award grants management for faculty of the Department of Public Health (DPH), School of Dental Medicine (SoDM), and Centers for Health Disparities (CHD).

Job Duties :

This position reports to the Department Chair of Public Health, through the hub supervisor and will have responsibilities in post-award with priority in the areas of research funding management and budgeting and related functions.

The primary purpose of this position is to ensure all grant and contract funding is expended according to the terms of the awards.

The individual in this position is responsible for the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of quantitative information.

This college-level position assists faculty, staff and students with post-award administration of externally funded grants and contracts as well as internal research related grants.

The Grants Coordinator/Manager is the liaison between faculty members and departments engaged in funded research projects and a range of central university offices responsible for post-award grant administration including the Office of Sponsored Programs, the Office of Grants and Contracts, the Office of Clinical Trials, regulatory compliance, budgetary and fiscal management.

This position provides post- award grant support for faculty and students engaged in a broad range of research and workforce training projects.

The funding portfolio includes projects funded by extramural grants, faculty startup funds, institutional state funds and indirect cost accounts.

The support provided is partly programmatic: strategic planning for growth in research programs and research culture, development of interdisciplinary scientific and clinical research projects and graduate research training program development.

Responsibilities include budgetary and account management, regulatory compliance and reporting, grant preparation and internal review, quality control, transactional troubleshooting, and collaboration with central university grant administration offices, central budget offices and external funding agencies.

Development of policies and procedures to enusrethe school remains in compliance with all state and university rules and regulations

Minimum Education/Experience :

Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related area from an appropriately accredited institution OR
a Bachelors degree Business Administration, Public Administration, or related area from an appropriately accredited institution and a minimum of 5 years prior experience in a position with comparable financial and administrative responsibilities and comparable compliance duties.

Knowledge of programs and procedures of granting agencies, including federal agencies (e.g., NIH, NSF, DOD) as well as corporate and private foundations and sponsors, and knowledge of relevant OMB regulations. Knowledge of accounting principles, fund accounting, financial reporting, internal control systems, and budgeting and financial analysis.

Experience in online accounting/financial management/administrative systems.

Expertise in using computing tools such as spreadsheets, databases, report writing and word processing tools.

Demonstrated ability to work independently and to follow through and complete projects with minimal supervision.

Demonstrated management, communication, facilitation, and customer service skills.

Demonstrated oral and written communication, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of privacy and confidentiality.

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and constructively with faculty, staff, administration, and sponsors in a fast paced, service- focused environment.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

Certified Research Administrator (CRA) certification.

Familiarity with the ECU research environment, ECU Office of Sponsored Programs, ECU grants procedures (e.g., RAMSeS), and ECU rules, regulations, and policies.

Familiarity with interdisciplinary, multi-site, and training grants.

Ability to work well and efficiently with faculty, staff and community members from a wide variety of educational, scientific disciplines, and cultural backgrounds.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:

Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
List of Three References (noting contact information)

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

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Open Until Filled:


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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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