Back to Careers

Grants Administrator (LIBR)


Manager Grant Administration
 
The Grants Administrator of the Laureate Institute for Brain Research (LIBR) will provide full pre and post award services in support of grant applications. The position will ensure that all grant submission requirements are met and prepared for submission on time. High level of attention to detail is imperative in this role given the complex regulatory requirements around Federal funding.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Pre-award Management: Fully responsible for coordinating all aspects of the grant application submission. Manage timeline for application process and keep Investigators on pace for timely submission. Assist Investigators with developing budgets and other grant application components. Coordinate with collaborating institutions and consultants for subcontract requirements. Maintain current, standard documents such as Facilities, Equipment, Human Subjects for convenient modifications.

Post-award Management: Manage timelines for all research progress reporting and assist Investigators with timely submission of progress report (RPPR). Function as liaison between LIBR and study sponsor. Perform grant close-out procedures. Review budgets with Investigators. Coordinate with Controller around financial aspects of grant management. Communicate and develop relationships with funders to ensure compliance with reporting requirements.
 
Documentation/Training/Knowledge: Document grant management pre and post award processes and procedures. Maintain information with respect to relevant funding source opportunities and application processes. Provide training and support to LIBR staff in pre and post award procedures. Meet regularly through submission process with study team. Provide outreach and training to researchers and ensure they have the skills necessary to develop grant applications. Seek out and identify new funding mechanisms for LIBR Investigators. Attend NCURA and other Federal grant training programs.
 
Grant Tracking: Maintain grant status report for upper management review, document all applications and outcomes submitted by LIBR. Organize and archive all electronic documents and files related to grant submissions.
 
 
Minimum Qualifications:

One (1) year of directly related or closely relevant experience. Must have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Word and Excel). Must have knowledge of and experience with federal and non-federal grants administration through ASSIST, Grants.gov and eRA Commons web portals.
 
Knowledge of basic accounting and budgeting principles required. Must give meticulous attention to detail, thoroughly complete work tasks and meet constant deadlines. A strong team player is absolutely necessary. Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality, deal calmly and effectively in high stress situations, adapt to frequent changes, multi-task, and work independently. Must be able to interact professionally with diverse personalities and cultures.
 
Ability to understand complex funding opportunity announcements and guidance updates and communicate the information to investigators.  

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefers three (3) years of related experience. Prefer experience in a scientific research, health, and/or university environment. Have extensive knowledge and experience in areas such as, requirements for effort and compensation allocations to sponsored awards; subcontract and contract administration for sponsored projects/clinical trials; subrecipient compliance and subrecipient monitoring.
 
Please apply at https://pm.healthcaresource.com/cs/sfhs#/job/65110 or send resume to Colleen at cmccallum@laureateinstitute.org.