• Research Administration - Pre-Award Manager (Pediatrics)

    School Of Medicine
    Campus Location
    Atlanta, GA, 30322
    Campus Location
    SOM: Pediatrics RAS
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Number
    Job Category
    Research & Research Administration
    Standard Hours
    40 Hours
  • Description

    Reporting to the Research Administration Services (RAS) Director, leads and supervises all staff performing pre-award activities for the sponsored projects research portfolio for their assigned department, division or school.

    • Monitors workload distribution and redistributes tasks, as appropriate.
    • Provides guidance to team members, as appropriate.
    • Mentors staff for professional development.
    • May perform post-award activities in support of the RAS unit.
    • Understands and applies federal and university rules to management of effort allocation for individuals compensated whole or in part from federal awards.
    • Applies costing rules and regulations to federally funded projects.
    • Analyzes information and formulates conclusions.
    • Ensures strong levels of customer service to faculty and departments being served.
    • Addresses issues that violate performance levels or terms of the RAS performance level agreements, both with internal RAS staff and with departments and/or faculty.
    • Performs pre-award activities to include developing a budget, compiling proposal contents, entering proposal into EPEX, assisting PIs in submission of JIT forms, preparing CAS exceptions for approval, interacting with OSP and assisting in the preparation of sub-award documents and relationships with other partners on a project.
    • Prepares high-quality written reports.
    • Works with Post-Award team lead to coordinate inter-team meetings to facilitate collaboration between the pre-award and post-award teams.
    • Performs related responsibilities as required. 

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree and five years work-related grants and contracts experience OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Supervisory experience preferred. Knowledge of federal rules and regulations relating to research grant and/or contract activity, with specific deep understanding of the award proposal processes for multiple sponsoring bodies. Proficiency with MS Office Suite software.

    Additional Details

    Knowledge of NIH Grants strongly desired


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