Grants Administrator Lead Location:
Atlanta, Georgia Regular/Temporary:
Regular Full/Part Time:
Full-Time Job ID:
Job Summary Serve as a unit level team leader, expert advisor, and consultant within a college, an academic unit, a research unit, or a business unit on matters related to sponsored research program administration in accordance with Institute and sponsor policies. Provide pre-award and post-award funds management for sponsored research programs. Advise department financial staff and investigators on issues related post-award grant management. Provide advanced financial record management, reporting, accounting, and reconciliation. Provide leadership, coaching, and/or mentoring to other grant administration, finance, or accounting personnel. This position will interact on a regular basis with: principal and co- investigators, unit management, faculty, staff, students, vendors, and external sponsors. This position typically will advise and counsel: unit financial or accounting staff, faculty, staff, and students. This position will supervise: N/A.Responsibilities
Job Duty 1 -
Identify funding sources and administer grant budgets. Advise faculty on budget development, financial scenario and strategic planning, and financial forecasting in response to grant solicitations and requests for proposals.
Job Duty 2 -
Edit and prepare proposal documentation, submit required documentation into sponsor systems, and appraise proposals for Office of Sponsored Programs review.
Job Duty 3 -
Liaise with management and staff in the Office of Sponsored Programs and the Office of Grants and Contracts Accounting regarding sponsored research grants and contracts.
Job Duty 4 -
Administer post-award activities including developing financial reports, negotiating and maintaining sub-agreements, monitoring and reconciling expenditures and salary distribution, submitting budget revisions, and auditing transactions for compliance with budget justification and sponsor policies.
Job Duty 5 -
Generate custom and required reports for faculty and unit management regarding sponsored research plans, proposals, and projects.
Job Duty 6 -
Collaborate, provide advice, and give direction to unit financial or accounting personnel regarding the pre-award and post-award process, as appropriate.
Job Duty 7 -
Provide assistance to students, post-doctoral fellows, and research faculty on assistantships and fellowships.
Job Duty 8 -
Identify and provide sponsored research training and educational opportunities for faculty and staff.
Job Duty 9 -
Research potential grants opportunities from agencies and philanthropic organizations.
Job Duty 10 -
Perform other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or equivalent combination of education and experienceRequired Experience
Eight to ten years of job related experiencePreferred Qualifications Master’s DegreeKnowledge, Skills, & Abilities
This job requires advanced knowledge of and expertise in the pre-award and post-award sponsored research and grant administration process. Ability to interpret and explain complex regulations, policies, and government language is essential. Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills are required to interact with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse academic and research community. Attention to detail and the ability to prioritize while performing multiple, complex financial tasks is required. Advanced knowledge of financial and accounting principles and practices in an academic and research institution.
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.
Job Grade: A9
This position has financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.
Successful candidate must be able to pass a background check. Please visit http://policylibrary.gatech.edu/employment/pre-employment-screening