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*This is an Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid a salary on a monthly basis and are not eligible to receive overtime pay.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Assists Research Administrative Services leadership in the day-to-day operations and administrative management of staff performing pre- or post-award activities for the sponsored projects research portfolio for their assigned department, division or school. Assists RAS leadership to hire, train and evaluate staff. Coaches staff to ensure appropriate professional development. Assigns and reviews work of staff. Monitors compliance with agency and University reporting regulations. Tracks metrics to monitor efficiency and efficacy, generates reports, and helps determine if operational adjustments and improvements should be made. Works with stakeholders to address any problems or issues that arise and seeks the involvement of the RAS Director, as necessary. Interacts with central offices of research administration and external sponsors. Works with RAS leadership and team to create new processes and efficiencies, where needed. Provides a set of consistent and standardized reports to RAS leadership and other leaders on a regular basis. Responds to requests for data and information. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree and six years of experience in grants and contracts management, or related field or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Master's degree is strongly preferred. Previous supervisory experience is desired. Knowledge of federal rules and regulations relating to research grant and/or contract activity. Proficiency with MS Office software.

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.


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