Research Advancement Administrator Sr

The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University is seeking a Research Advancement Administrator Sr. The Research Advancement Administrator Sr. will provide direct support to research investigators in the area of proposal preparation. This individual will act as administrative resource to ASU research investigators, provide assistance, guidance and counsel during development, pre-submission administrative review, management, authorization and transmittal of grant and contract proposals to federal, state, and private funding agencies to verify and ensure ongoing compliance with all applicable regulatory and financial compliance requirements imposed on Institutions of Higher Education including, but not limited to: sponsor, ABOR, university, state and federal regulations. He or she will also serve as a liaison across campus between colleges, schools, departments and research investigators in their interactions with the Office of Research and Sponsored Project Administration (ORSPA).

Essential Duties

  • Performing funding searches to help identify opportunities

  • Reviewing funding announcements and providing guidance on eligibility and sponsor requirements

  • Contacting sponsors for clarification of application guidelines

  • Providing assistance in drafting budget justifications in conjunction with PI/Unit

  • Assisting sub-recipients with questions related to completing sub-recipient commitment forms

  • Preparing sponsor budget forms or creating acceptable budget formats

  • Assisting and completing other sponsor required forms and review for compliance (current and pending support, biosketches)

  • Completing administrative information according to sponsor guidelines

  • Completing and routing all internal forms using information provided by PI/Unit

  • Verifying cost sharing required by sponsor

  • Uploading files for sponsors requiring electronic submission

  • Reviewing proposals against guidelines before sending to the Office of Research and Sponsored Project Administration

  • Submitting applications to Office of Research and Sponsored Project Administration for review, signature, and transmittal to sponsor

  • Assisting with post submission action items requested by the sponsor such as Just In Time requests, revised budgets, scope of work, additional certifications, etc.

  • Acting as administrative resource to ASU research investigators, provides assistance, guidance and counsel during development, pre-submission administrative review, management, authorization and transmittal of grant and contract proposals to federal, state, and private funding agencies to verify and ensure ongoing compliance with all applicable regulatory and financial compliance requirements.

  • In conjunction with and in support of ORSPA, providing assistance and support securing additional information during negotiations as necessary; reads award documents to determine restrictions and other pertinent information

  • Assisting ASU research investigators with renewals and periodic reports for grant agencies

 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related field. Five years of experience in a field appropriate to the area/unit of assignment OR Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skill and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with grant and contract proposal development.

  • Experience with Grants management tools including FastLane, Grants.gov Workspace, NSPIRES, ASSIST, and eRA Commons

  • Experience in using Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Outlook, Sharepoint, Excel, and Word)

  • Experience using PeopleSoft, and Electronic Research Administration (ERA)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of user needs, requirements and requests.

  • Experience in establishing and maintaining effective professional working relationships.

  • Experience working collaboratively and adapting to changing processes and procedures.

  • Evidence of interpersonal skills and effective verbal and written communication skills.

Instructions to Apply:

 

For more information about the position, please visit www.asu.edu/asujobs and search for the requisition number “50748BR”. Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on 16-April-2019.

 
Job Category: 
Research Associate
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