Work Schedule/ Hours: Monday - Friday - 7.5 hours per day - 37.5 per week
The Analyst will provide dedicated professional level sponsored funds management for more than 80% of time with specific responsibility for pre-award and post-award functions that includes, but may not be limited to: proposal preparation, submission, budget development, account maintenance and oversight, billing/invoicing, reporting, compliance, and closeout. Works independently on a variety of grants/contracts that range from simple to moderately complex. While this role may assist with some aspects of non-sponsored funds, the primary goal of this position is to ensure timely, effective and efficient functioning of sponsored funding. Will provide standard professional administrative level guidance on protocols, regulations and guidelines to PI and other scientific/research professionals, within the department. May interact with external research/administrative professionals. Types of sponsored awards for which the position is responsible: This role functions at an intermediate level, with responsibility for independent management of simple to moderately complex grants/contracts including those from NIH, NSF, DOD and NASA. These grants, contracts and awards may involve highly detailed budgets, sub-awards and special instructions in RFA, career awards, training awards, multi-project grants, complex Foundation grants, subawards from other institutions on their federal pass-through grants and Pharmaceutical company clinical trials.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Partner with departmental faculty and/or budgetary staff and the Office of Research Administration toward the planning and development of application submissions to various federal offices, private agencies/foundations and commercial companies.
Understand and utilize institutional policies for pre-award grant process and sponsor guidelines.
Review all sponsored project proposals for assigned faculty prior to them being forwarded to the Grants & Contracts Manager and ORA for signature.
Review involves accuracy, content, adherence to all relevant guidelines.
Provide instruction, preparation assistance and support related to grant application procedures. Serve as liaison between research units, central offices and funding agencies.
Review budgets and related justification for appropriateness and completeness of content.
Ensures that all applicable and indirect costs have been applied. May also provide groundwork for subcontract negotiations.
Ensure compliance in all other areas related to grant and contract management, including sponsoring organization guidelines, internal protocols, accurate protocol information within grant documents, conflicts of interest, etc.
Manage all assigned grant submissions to ensure timeliness and accuracy.
Maintain ongoing updates and communications related to current grants and contracts, this includes regular auditing and reporting to principal investigators and departmental leadership.
Assist with closeouts as needed.
Coordinate the process of setting up awards in designated department/division after grant number is assigned, including reviewing award, verifying award set-up and ensuring personnel is setup appropriately.
Ensure that post-award responsibilities are completed, including budget distribution, account reconciliation, e-form setup, effort reporting, cost transfers, paying invoices and paperwork finalization related to subcontract setup.
Conduct complex award management activities and provide oversight to other employees, including monitoring and managing accounts, audits, evaluations and reporting.
Provide information and direct assistance required to complete contract and grant closeouts.
Bachelor's degree required, along with 2 years of related experience in sponsored research and/or financial positions, preferably in an academic or medical setting.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Successful completion of the RAT program is equivalent to two years of relevant experience for this position. If an employee does not successfully complete the program, no additional experience will be applied.
Knowledge of accounting and budgeting theory and practices required.
Ability to make independent judgments and to act on decisions on a daily basis.
Ability to work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously and to meet various concurrent deadlines.
Thorough knowledge of external Federal guidelines/procedures for grants and contracts, including NIH, NSF, and DOD.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 Undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one yer of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of The Johns Hopkins University accounting system and related fiscal offices preferred.
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