Research & Sponsored Programs Officer
Torrance, US-CA 90502
FT 100 % for 40-hours per week (regular full-time benefits)
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Minimum education requirements:
Based on Qualifications & Experience
2/11/19 11:32 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: Grants.gov 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.