Apply for Vacancy for Research Administrator at Thomas Jefferson University in the USA. The category for this job is Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts.
This position is responsible for effectively assisting the TJU community in complying with sponsor requirements regarding post award management of sponsored programs. This is accomplished by having a thorough understanding of federal grant policies (as well as state, local and non-profit agencies), keeping abreast of changes to these regulations and attending ongoing training in the field of research administration.
- Establishment of Sponsored Programs grant accounts. This entails the careful review of all terms and conditions of each award notice, contract or clinical trial agreement, as well as the review of the fiscal aspects of each award.
- Also, has signing authority to approve expense transactions, including PAFs, PARs, cost transfers, travel reimbursements and Requests to Purchase.
- Likewise, approval is based on knowledge and interpretation of regulations and established policies and procedures, combined with sound judgment and evaluation of each specific situation.
- Similarly, monitors monthly financial statements for overruns, accelerated or delayed expenditures and cash flow. Meets regularly with assigned departments to review accounts and address problems quickly;
- However, identifies departmental personnel in need of additional training. Educates faculty and administrators regarding award terms. Responds to requests for information.
- Must have knowledge of University financial systems and grant accounting procedures. Can access financial information electronically.
- Also, demonstrates commitment to our core values of excellence and innovation, integrity and respect, teamwork and communication.
- Bachelors degree (or equivalent experience) required preferably in accounting or business.
- 3 to 5 years of experience in a research administration environment (or a combination of education and experience).
- Also, working knowledge of OMB Circulars A-21, A-110 and A-133, federal sponsor regulations and in particular, the NIH Grants Policy Statement.
- Likewise, computer skills a must.
- Similarly, enjoys working in a customer service environment. Respects highly confidential material.
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