Grants and Contracts Officer

Employer
Augusta University
Location
Augusta University

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Academic Affairs, Sponsored Programs, Grants & Contracts
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Grants and Contracts Officer
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 236381
Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Ability to maintain confidentiality and work independently
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
Detail-oriented with strong organizational, decision-making, multi-tasking, analytical and prioritization skills
Demonstrated ability to manage complex diverse responsibilities in a time-constrained environment with poise, tact and a customer-oriented focusPreferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, public administration or a biomedical area or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Experience in preparation/review of biomedical proposals; Administration of awarded programs including close-out; Knowledge of the implementation of federal regulations governing research or related matters at a non-profit educational institution
Responsibilities The position of Grant and Contract Officer assist principal investigators, project managers and faculty members by providing knowledge and expertise on proposal and budget preparation, contract and subcontracting negotiations, rules and regulations of state, federal and other sponsoring agencies. The position also serves as a continuing source of information concerning funding opportunities and as a liaison between investigators, administrators and the agency officials. The duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide institutional oversight to sponsored project submissions and awards by assisting the principal investigators, project managers and faculty members with the preparation of grant and contract proposals to include assistance with budget preparation and review of sponsor guidelines to ensure consistency and compliance. Authorize submissions when applications are compliant with institutional and sponsoring agents' guidelines; Coordinate contract negotiations, ensuring that agreements have received legal review and institutional compliance approvals are in force. Authorize the establishment of sponsored accounts once external sponsor have issued award notice, institutional compliance approvals have been met, budget reviews are complete, contract terms are acceptable and institutional commitments are authorized.
  • Provide leadership and training regarding the administrative requirements of sponsored program activity by serving as institutional resources for information regarding all aspects of sponsored program administration to include funding opportunities for all types of biomedical grants and contracts, rules and regulations of state, federal and other sponsoring agencies and submission and compliance issues related to the sponsors.
  • Coordinate with Post Award to develop fiscal and programmatic reporting to meet sponsor requirements to include close-out of projects, transfer of projects and equipment.
  • Verify information recorded in two separate internal "tracking" databases that is used to prepare ad hoc reports for Chairs, Deans, Vice Presidents and President; Serve as local point of contact for numerous web based submission systems which require continual training to maintain a working knowledge of the system. Participate in institutional, regional and national workshops and seminars on research administration to stay current of rules and regulations and to maintain knowledge of emerging issues.
  • Perform all other related duties/tasks as assigned.
Shift/Salary Shift: Days/M-F; Work outside of the normal business hours may be required. Pay Grade: 15 Salary: $38,913/Annually Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: Until FilledConditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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