| Rowan University is a comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20-miles southeast of Philadelphia, and it has a branch campus and medical school in Camden and a second medical school in nearby Stratford. Rowan is one of two universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical-degree programs. The School of Osteopathic Medicine has a faculty practice plan that serves approximately 200,000 patients throughout Southern New Jersey. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. The University boasts seven colleges--William G. Rohrer College of Business, Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering and colleges of Communications and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics. Rowan has been recognized as one of the Top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked 3rd among public institutions in the North by US News & World Report. |
SUMMARY: Reviews proposals submitted for federal, state, university, and private sources to ensure compliance with all applicable requirements. Works with faculty and staff to develop administrative and regulatory/compliance components of grant applications. Develops and manages grant databases for proposal development/submission and award tracking. Manages associated responsibilities related to proposals and awards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Provide guidance and expertise to faculty, research administration and other staff on grant and contract administrative and regulatory/compliance issues.
Review all proposals prior to submission to federal, state, local, and private funding sources to ensure compliance with all policies and regulations.
Negotiate terms and conditions on grants, subcontracts and clinical trial agreements. When appropriate and required, drafts research contract, subcontract and clinical trial agreements.
Maintain expertise in university and federal/state private agencies? regulations and policies and stays up-to-date on new laws affecting sponsored program activities, including familiarity with OMB Circulars A-133, A-21, A-102 (2 CFR Part 200).
Provide exceptional customer service and support to faculty/staff by providing pre-award and non-financial post-award assistance (i.e. seeking answers from funders, processing no-cost extension requests)
Keep grant and contract files updated and ready for audit.
Participates in the development and preparation of periodic and annual reports for all applications and funded projects.
Understands and adheres to Rowan University SOM?s compliance standards as they appear in Rowan University SOM?s Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor?s Degree, plus two (2) years of related experience involving research and/or sponsored programs administration, preferably in an academic environment. Knowledge of accounting principles, practices and financial analysis. Demonstrated competence with computer/spreadsheet software in relation to the management of a large sponsored programs database. Current knowledge and expertise of federal/state agency regulations, policies, procedures, and laws applicable to sponsored program activity. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to prioritize, exercise sound judgment and discretion, meet deadlines and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with multiple stakeholders
Demonstrated knowledge of how to accomplish superior performance in a unionized environment is necessary.
Please be advised that some positions are subject to the residency requirements of the NJ First Act (N.J.S.A. 52:14-7, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any person hired into identified positions shall either have their principal residence in New Jersey or they have one year from the date of employment to establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey. The law also provides that any person may petition a State committee for an exemption from the requirements based on critical need or hardship.
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.
The Stratford, NJ Campus is a Tobacco-Free Workplace.