Job Description

Job Code:

Torrance, US-CA  90502

Employment Status:
FT 100 % for 40-hours per week (regular full-time benefits)

# of Openings:

Research Administration-1022

Minimum education requirements:
Bachelors degree

Salary Range:
Based on Qualifications & Experience

Last Updated:
4/10/19 10:31 AM

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field of study.  Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Knowledge and understanding of research administration and its role in the scientific environment
  • Exposure to federal circulars; NIH policies and procedures: web-site. Some knowledge of CA &LA County requirements a plus.
  • Ability to prioritize duties and multiple deadlines.
  • Open to training in a team environment in which senior level staff and supervisor will be guiding on best practices and process with the expectation of employee to communicate with team on difficulties and competencies                                                  
  • Ability to make sound independent decisions in a timely manner                                    
  • Ability to focus on a high level of detail while multi-tasking and managing simultaneous projects      
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise and understandable manner, both orally and in writing     
  • Ability to read spreadsheets, use database software for data retrieval, reporting and data manipulation purposes.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.                   
  • Mush have effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure

Description of Duties:

  • Interact with investigators, colleagues, and sponsor representatives – listening and communicating; negotiating agreements; resolving grant and contract issues; developing budgets and managing an independent grant/contract portfolio. 
  • Build expertise in pre-award best practices.
  • Consult with, and advise, investigators and associated staff on application submissions; assist with proposal and budget development and develop proper recommendations for spending plans.
  • Review and accept award terms, engages in simple negotiations with sponsor
  • Manage and monitor projects for compliance with sponsor and institute guidelines throughout the lifecycle of external funding.
  • Identify and disseminate information on grant funding opportunities relevant to portfolio.
  • Participate in the design, implementation and on-going utilization of grants management infrastructure.
  • Review, analyze and interpret award terms and conditions with support of supervisor.

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