Research Associate I

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia

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Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Research Staff & Technicians
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Research Associate I
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 243152

This job is located in Atlanta, GA and remote work is eligible.

Job Summary

Prepare, process, submit, negotiate, and administer assigned sponsored programs proposals and awards. Sponsored programs include grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements from federal government agencies, state and local government agencies, not-for-profits (including other universities), and industry (for federal flow-through grants and contracts). Provide services and guidance to faculty and research staff including review, analysis, and interpretation of new awards. Monitor sponsored programs performance.

This position will interact on a consistent basis with: academic and research faculty and management, finance and administrative staff and management, and sponsor organization representatives. This position typically will advise and counsel: academic and research faculty and management and finance and administrative staff and management.

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Degrees required for this job: Bachelor's degree required.

Other Required Qualifications
U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Card

Required Experience
Years of experience required for this job: Two to Five years job related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Certifications or licenses preferred: Certified Research Administrator, Certified Pre-Award Financial Administrator and/or Certified Financial Research Administrator

Preferred Experience
This job requires a working knowledge of sponsored programs administration regulations and practices including those specific to Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and 2 Code of Federal Regulations part 200, Uniform Guidance. Negotiation and excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, are required including the ability to communicate effectively with Institute and sponsor employees at all levels. Skills related to the use of office equipment and specialized computer applications and systems are also required.
Application of required skills within a not-for-profit, educational, federal government contractor, or federal government organization is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

' Analyze solicitations and assist with proposal preparation.
' Review proposals to ensure they are adequate, reasonable, complete and compliant with Institute policy, agency regulations and solicitation requirements.
' Submit all assigned proposals prior to deadlines.
' Negotiate terms and conditions for sponsored program awards.

' Coordinate approval certification process and interface with other departments supporting research, including Research Integrity Assurance, Industry Engagement, Technology Licensing and the GIT Office of Legal Affairs as needed to ensure compliance with regulations and Institute policy.
' Monitor awarded sponsored programs and serve as contact for all business/contractual matters throughout life cycle of sponsored program awards.
' Maintain current working knowledge of applicable federal regulations and agency requirements.
' Advise faculty and staff on proposal submission process, post award administration, regulatory compliance requirements and Institute policy.
' Perform other related duties as assigned.

Contact Information

If you should have any questions around this job posting, please contact Rex Welch, HR DIrector at [email protected]

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

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