University of Colorado Pre-Award Grants and Contracts Professional in Aurora, Colorado

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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine | Department of Renal Diseases and Hypertension

Pre-Award Grants and Contracts Professional (Research Services Open Rank)

Position #00670124– Requisition 14419


The Department of Renal Diseases and Hypertension has an opening for a full-time, University Staff (unclassified) Pre-award Grants and Contracts Professional(Research Services Open-Rank).

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

_Job Summary:_

The Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is seeking applications for a Grants and Contracts Coordinator. This full-time, University Staff (non-classified) position independently manages the preaward grants and contracts function in the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension. The Renal Division has a high-volume, high-demand grants and contracts operation. We are seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to support our research-intensive faculty. Applicants must thrive in a deadline-driven environment where competing priorities are common.

_Examples of Work Performed:_


Preaward:

  • Develops and implements funding announcement cycle reminders with internal deadlines and checklists.

  • Continuously seeks out and self-educates on new sponsor deadlines, mechanisms, policies and procedures.

  • Develops proposal budgets and routing documents in partnership with the Principal Investigators. Critically analyzes internal budgeting opportunities and advises and guides faculty.

  • Creates proposal in InfoEd system and submits for internal review and approval.

  • After reviewing Office of Grants and Contracts markup, edits proposals and gathers final documents from Principal Investigator. Ensures adherence to internal and funding agency guidelines.

  • Submits final proposal to the Office of Grants and Contracts (OGC) for submission to sponsor no later than internal OGC deadline.

  • Responsible for the coordination of all follow-up responses to the proposal and requests for action in the ERA commons (e.g. Just-In-Time, Conflict of Interest, Statements of Appointments, Final Invention Statement).

  • Manages progress report deadlines. Reminds faculty of progress report deadlines, instructions and process. Prepares non-competing submission in InfoEd and ensures timely submission.

Contract Management:

  • Reviews draft contracts for favorable terms, edits and suggests changes. Negotiates with sponsor.

  • Creates InfoEd proposal and routes for internal review and approval.

  • Coordinates communication, negotiation and execution between OGC, PI, and sponsor.

  • Manages all amendments and changes post-execution.

Postaward:

  • Maintains tools and databases used in the crossover to Postaward teammate.

  • Provides back up assistance to Postaward.

  • Transitions projects from Preaward to Postaward in an organized and collaborative process.

Training Grant Administration:

  • Manages all data and data tables for NIH Training Grant (T32). Develops systems and processes to collect and analyze data.

  • Administers all mentoring and advisory board meetings.

  • Assists in the recruitment of Trainees.

  • Assists the PI, trainees and mentors with publication compliance.

  • Responsible for all administrative functions of the program.

  • Responsible for the progress report and competing renewals.

CME grant proposals:

  • Researches, prepares and submits applications for Continuing Medical Educational (CME) support.

  • Develops budgets and supporting application documents.

  • Receives, deposits and tracks revenue.

  • Prepares all reconciliation requests.


Educator:

  • This position serves as a resource for the faculty. Incumbent will be responsible for educating new faculty and fellows on UCD, Federal and other sponsor policy and procedure related to grants and contracts.

  • Identify learning opportunities for faculty and staff in area of expertise and coordinate learning events.

  • Identify tools and resources to support the research mission and communicate to faculty and staff through various modalities.

  • Ability to function in an advisory role to division faculty and leadership

  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

  • Ability to analyze complex and various sources of data to make informed decisions

  • Ability to make objective decisions in the best interest of the work unit and the University

  • Ability to communicate policy and procedure in a concise and informational manner

  • Skilled in prioritizing competing demands and deadlines

  • Skilled in communicating with faculty and leadership in a composed and professional demeanor

  • Knowledge of Federal, State and University policies related to grants and funding

  • Knowledge of accounting practices and their application to the development and maintenance of budgets

  • Ability to work with Grants and Contracts to facilitate the routing of proposals and meeting all deadlines

  • Ability to work with diverse faculty and types of proposals to ensure potential funding opportunities are maximized

  • Skilled in developing short and long-term administrative goals for the research program to promote effectiveness and efficiency

  • Able and skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other personnel, faculty, staff, affiliate institutions, residents, students, and the general public

  • Skilled in using independent judgment and discretion in deciding upon procedures to be implemented, setting priorities, maintaining standards, and resolving problems

  • Able to manage and perform a variety of routine and complex assignments with considerable independent judgment

  • Skilled in prioritizing, planning, working independently, and organizing work projects and assignments effectively and efficiently

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

PLEASENOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position has begins at:

Entry - $43,266

Intermediate - $47,083

Senior - $50,901

Salary is dependent upon which level/rank, and is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation at the intermediate or senior levels. This position is eligible for overtime at the entry level.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located athttps://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Diversity and Equity:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Office of Equity by email at equity_ada@ucdenver.edu or by phone at (303) 315-2567.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

_Minimum Requirements_

Entry-Level

  • Bachelor's degree in research administration, business administration, finance, accounting, public administration, social science or directly related field.

Intermediate-Level

  • Bachelor's degree in research administration, business administration, finance, accounting, public administration, social science or directly related field.

  • Minimum of 1 years experience administering grants or contracts (pre or post)

Senior-Level

  • Bachelor's degree in research administration, business administration, finance, accounting, public administration, social science or directly related field.

  • Minimum of 3 years experience administering grants or contracts (pre or post)

_Preferred Qualifications_

  • 2 years experience working in an academic medical center or similar environment

  • Experience with InfoEd or similar proposal development software

  • Experience with Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) software

  • Experience with Cognos financial reporting

  • Experience utilizing Pivot Table functions in Excel

  • Experience developing multi-year budgets in a highly regulated setting

_Substitutions_

  • Work experience in research administration, public administration, business, finance, accounting, healthcare or related field may substitute on a year for year basis for the degree, but not for the experience requirement.

  • Master’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university in research administration, public administration, business, finance, accounting, healthcare or closely related field may substitute for the bachelor’s degree and experience.

Job: *Research Services

Organization: *H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus

Title: Pre-Award Grants and Contracts Professional

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 14419