The Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health Research Administration Office is the institutional representative of the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the administration of sponsored projects for the Harvard Chan School of Public Health. The office works with faculty and department staff to review and submit proposals for funding and to ensure that proposals and awards conform to sponsor guidelines and University policies.
The Grants & Projects Manager will rotate within the research administration office and among academic departments based on need. They will assist the central RA office with the review and set up of sponsored awards and will assist assigned department administrators with the financial and general administration of sponsored and non-sponsored awards, with a focus on customer service.
The main duties may include, but are not limited to:
- Assisting with budget development - Coordinating the grant proposal process - Assisting with the review of proposals and awards for compliance - Assisting with the review of expenditures - Assisting with post award management and non-sponsored fund management and maintaining award data in Harvard's financial and work management systems - Contributing to and supporting a team environment - Balancing other ad hoc projects as they arise -Other duties as assigned
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3- 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
Join Harvard Chan School to support our mission of health research & education and be a part of the oldest institution of higher learning in the country!
Salary Grade: 055
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
5+ years of related experience; a combination of education and experience may be considered. Must have at 2+ years of financial experience, grants management experience, or experience working in an academic environment.
-Bachelor's degree preferred -Experience with Harvard/SPH policies and systems (GMAS and Wasabi) preferred -Advanced Excel skills preferred -Sponsored Research and/or financial experience preferred -Experience with Research Faculty working on grants and contracts preferred -Working knowledge of research compliance issues & of key federal grant regulations (OMB Circulars A-110, A-21, A-133) and other compliance issues and HU/SPH policies/regulations preferred -2+ years pre- and/or post-award management experience preferred
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
About Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. Harvard faculty are engaged with teaching and research to push the boundaries of human knowledge. For students who are excited to investigate the biggest issues of the 21st century, Harvard offers an unparalleled student experience and a gen...erous financial aid program, with over $160 million awarded to more than 60% of our undergraduate students. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world.