Spon Res Anly, Sr (Cntrcts)

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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: * This position is located in the central Office of Technology Transfer.* Provides assistance to faculty and staff in reviewing all types of proposals for contractual awards with varying complexity. Reviews sponsored research contractual terms/conditions with limited guidance from supervisors or General Counsel, unless needed. Negotiates standard and complex sponsored research agreements or subcontracts with funding agencies or sponsors. Ensures appropriate certifications are obtained by faculty and forwarded to sponsor. Coordinates getting required approvals or certifications from the appropriate organizational committees such as the Institutional Review Board and the Institutional Animal Use and Care Committee. Ensures sponsors receive required approval letters. Ensures all compliance and regulatory requirements have been met as required by law, institutional or sponsor policies. Interacts with sponsors, faculty and staff to resolve legal, regulatory and institutional issues with limited supervision. Prepares Notice of Award Acceptance documents. Ensures accuracy of administrative and financial award information. Responds to sponsors, faculty or staff requests for additional information and/or clarification. Maintains required records. Handles non-financial post-award activities such as the transfer of contractual awards, project personnel changes and administrative closeouts. Assists in training new employees. Assists management as needed with reports and special projects. Assist in conducting educational seminars/workshops for faculty and staff. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in business management, applied science or a related field and 5 years of related experience. Certified Research Administrator preferred. Strong communication (verbal and written), negotiation, problem-solving and customer service skills. Ability to synthesize and apply complex information. DATE CREATED/MODIFIED/REVIEWED: 03/26/10 JB

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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