Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Grants Coordinator (Contracts), for the Office of Research Administration at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The Grants Coordinator (Contracts) will assist resident faculty with tracking and processing research related contracts and also assist resident faculty in acquiring external sponsors to financially support their research programs.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Serves as a resource for developing contracts/grants submissions. Provides assistance to investigators preparing research contract submissions and grant applications in RAPSS.
Manages the process and communication system by which the research contract documents are reviewed, approved, distributed and filed in an efficient and timely manner. Demonstrates responsibility for initial review of contracts, agreements, sub-contracts, etc.
Monitors and obtains IRB approval notices for clinical trial studies in OnCore Enterprise Research System for awards set-up in RAPSS.
Maintains integrity and quality control of historical databases, website and spreadsheet modification updates, including electronic and hard copy databases of all research contracts.
Maintains a file of current contract and agreement templates, including but not limited to, Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs), Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDAs), and Clinical Trial Agreements (CTAs).
Represents Research Administration at Contracting Regulatory and Budget Committee (CURB) weekly meetings and serves as liaison to internal departments involved with the contracting process, such as but not limited to: Legal Department, Purchasing Department, etc.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field.
Three (3) years administrative experience in pre-award research administration and/or grants and contracts administration.
Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for the degree requirements.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent time management skills.
Proficiency with database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
At least 1 (one) year of previous accounting/finance experience.
At least 1 (one) year of previous experience in Community Relations, Healthcare or higher education.
At least 1 (one) year of experience in an academic research institution that conducts Clinical Research Trials.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25 lbs.
Posting Number: 18ST0865
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 61510
About Rutgers University
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.