Posting Summary: The Dean's Office in the School of Medicine is seeking a Grants Administrator responsible for coordinating the preparation and submission of grant proposals and providing guidance and assistance to faculty and staff in the interpretation of funding agency regulations and requirements. This position in the School of Medicine Office of Grants and Contracts serves as a liaison between investigators, granting agencies, and key University offices for the preparation, submission, and post-submission management of grant proposals and awards. Additional duties include advising and/or assisting in the design, formatting, and preparation of administrative documentation; educating faculty and staff regarding sponsor requirements and processes for grant applications and awards; providing institutional perspective and interpretation of sponsor regulations and policies; and assisting with post-award administration.
A bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience is required. At least three years' experience in research administration is required, or seven years of experience without a degree. A Master's degree may substitute for required experience. A Certified Research Administration (CRA) certificate is preferred. An interest in learning about Research Administration and pursuing a career are required. Preferred experience includes experience in research administration, including grant application review and management. The preferred candidate would possess broad knowledge of a variety of sponsoring agency regulations and policies, as well as general grant application and award processes. Experience with Federal agency application and administration websites, such as grants.gov, eRA commons, Fastlane, eBRAP, and proposalCENTRAL, is preferred, as well as knowledge of Federal Uniform Guidance and other sponsored research subject matter. The position requires strong organizational and time management skills with a focus on communications and adaptability. Must be proficient in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook), Internet browsers, and windows.
Applicants should complete a staff application through the Jobs@ website and provide a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references. To apply visit jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting 0622416.
This is a restricted position contingent upon the continued availability of funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent years of relevant experience
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: A Master's degree is preferred.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: At least three years' experience in research administration or a related field is required, or seven years of experience without a degree. A Master's degree may substitute for required experience.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Knowledge of sponsored research subject matter. Knowledge of pre- and post-award research administration processes. Knowledge of current grant funding policies, regulations, and procedures.
Preferred License or Certification: Certified Research Administrator (CRA)
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong organizational and time management skills. Exceptional written and oral communication skills. Interest in learning about Research Administration and pursuing a career.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of Federal Uniform Guidance and other sponsored research subject matter
Required Computer Applications: Must be proficient in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook), Internet browsers, and windows.
Preferred Computer Applications: Experience with Federal agency application and administration websites, such as grants.gov, eRA commons, Fastlane, eBRAP, and proposalCENTRAL, is preferred
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