Job Summary : Assist faculty in preparing and assembling grants proposals/contracts in compliance with sponsor, University, and federal guidelines and deadlines. Interact with other departments and agencies to facilitate the development, submission, and administration of grant proposals. Independently manage budget responsibilities for grants. Monitor terms and agreements of grant awards for compliance.
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Key Responsibilities, include but are not limited to the following: * Assist faculty in preparing and assembling grants proposals/contracts in compliance with sponsor, University, and federal guidelines and deadlines. * Assist PI in determining requirements, deadlines and time management for responses to PAs/RFAs or general application submissions in a proactive manner. Coordinate multiple applications under absolute deadlines. * Work in a collaborative manner with the Principal Investigator and the Office of Research, throughout the application process to achieve a professional document for submission. * Responsible for obtaining appropriate signatures for Conflict of Interest Forms and Transmittal Forms from PI, Key Personnel and other departments concerned and forward to AO/financial manager for review and department signature. * Assemble original application prior to submission. * Interact with other departments and agencies to facilitate the development, submission, and administration of grant proposals. * Work in a collaborative manner with the Principal Investigator and the Office of Research, throughout the application process to achieve a professional document for submission. * Responsible for tracking and receiving back confirmation of submitted application from Grants & Contracts. * Provide outside departments with biosketches, other support and ancillary data as requested. * Responsible for getting eSNAP report (with signed transmittal, COI's and budget form) to Grants & Contracts for review and final submission. * Independently manage budget responsibilities for grants. * Works in conjunction with AO/financial manager on new, competing or revised grant applications in preparing initial and extended budgets, including Indirect cost calculation. * Reviews budget details with PI, including: personnel, effort allocated and overall expenses, ensuring consistency with DOF criteria. * Prepares and submit 1275 budgets to AO/financial manager and the Department of Finance. * Prepares progress reports to the PI detailing personnel, effort allocation and overall expenses. * Serves as a resource for the department or division. * Forwards potential funding opportunities to PIs/staff whether specific to a PIs research or general for all PIs. * Keeps abreast of new/updated agency policies, procedures, deadlines and timeframes of new initiatives by working closely with AO/financial manager. * Attends all training offered by the Office of Research as well as reading online/published materials (i.e.: NCURA newsletter, NIH online updates). * Keeps AO/financial manager and PIs informed of any material changes. * Provide PI information on obtaining forms for submitting: New Animal or IRB protocol requests (NOI), Annual Surveillance Forms, Salary only approvals, etc. * Monitor terms and agreements of grant awards for compliance. * Assist PI with eSNAP submission procedures ensuring accuracy of all reporting information. * Responsible for getting eSNAP report (with signed transmittal, COIs and budget form) to Grants & Contracts for review and final submission. * Monthly review of all active protocols ensure all are current with institutional offices.
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