Grant Coordinator - Pre-Award - 12133BR
Grant Coordinator - Pre-Award
30% Review proposals for budgetary compliance and justification: Verifying allowable costs, salary restrictions, pre- and post-award conditions, travel limitations, F&A rates, F&A return and reporting requirements. Review grant applications, make revisions as needed. Assures proper signatures on proposals for transmission to meet funding agency deadlines. Work with PIs and administrative staff to ensure that proposals are submitted on time. Prepare, upload, and verify electronically submitted proposals. Communicate with PIs about any ensuing problems with electronic submissions. Enter proposal data into Streamlyne and interact with various University compliance and reporting tools.
10% Performs follow-up regarding compliance issues (minimally, on an annual basis). Alert PIs and assist them with the preparation of "Just-in-Time" (JIT) reports for NIH in anticipation of the receipt of grant awards. Assist investigators and LSI staff with no-cost extension requests, non-competing continuations, budget revisions for project setup, etc.
5% Communicate with LSI investigators regularly about research opportunities and new funding initiatives. Represent the Life Span Institute's Project Development team on committees and at meetings with KUCR and the Office of Research. Serve as a liaison to KUCR-PreAward office, KUCR-Contracts, COI, HSC and IACUC Committees to ensure LSI compliance with policies and proper submission of all forms of proposals.
5% Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or other relevant field and 2 years’ relevant work experience (administrative, grant, accounting support, etc.).
- At least 2 years’ experience working independently to accomplish complex, detail-oriented tasks to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment as evidenced by previous work experience.
- Excellent written communication skills. Written communication skills will be evaluated by quality of application materials.
- At least 3 years’ experience with computers including spreadsheet, word processing, and database software programs.
- At least 1 year of experience with NIH, USDE, NSF, HHS, or other relevant federal or state agency grant preparation or grant administration.
- Intermediate math skills as evidenced by work history and/or coursework.
- Previous knowledge of and experience working in a university research environment.
- Previous experience with University of Kansas electronic research administration systems.
- Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team.