Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Grant Administrator for the Finance Office at Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Under the direction of the Associate Director of Grants, Contracts and Restricted Funds, is responsible for the day-to-day operations of all projects, grants, contracts and other restricted accounts and related functions associated with research, sponsored programs and restricted funds activities at RWJMS. Ensures that both pre- and post-award activity complies with federal, state, university and sponsor requirements.
Works with Principal Investigator to review RFP's to develop project budgets and compile complete sponsored research proposals.
Reviews Grant Award Notices and takes appropriate action to facilitate the process of setting up a new index and reallocating salary distributions for appropriate personnel.
Creates and maintains files on each individual grant and other restricted accounts.
Reviews and approves all expenses (salary and non-salary) according to federal and state and University guidelines related to all restricted accounts.
Verifies that all FICA and/or Fringe Benefit deductions are being charged correctly to grants by employee status and negotiated University rate.
Provides monthly expenditure reports (salary and non-salary) to Principal Investigators, Department Administrators and Department Chairs.
Advises Principal Investigators of all pending grant expirations to complete expenditures and transfer personnel.
Reviews project closeout worksheets from Central Grant Accounting for purposes of final financial reporting and facilitate required transfers (if any).
Serves as an Effort Coordinator for RWJMS semiannual effort reporting, verifying certified grant effort levels and related salary distributions.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field plus four (4) years of related experience involving research and sponsored programs administration, ideally in an academic environment.
Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for the degree requirement.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge and expertise in Federal and State agency regulations, policies, procedures and laws applicable to sponsored programs activities.
Requires an understanding of proposal development, finding funding, Institutional Review Board regulations, clinical procedures and protocols and other grant related activities.
Knowledge of computer programs, including MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat.
Outstanding human relations and leadership skills and the ability to function in a team environment.
Knowledge of how to accomplish superior performance in a unionized environment.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was ...at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.