Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 108183-en_US
We are seeking a Sr. Grants & Contracts Analyst to work alongside faculty and fellow colleagues to support pre-award activities in the office of the Vice Provost for Research. This person will help faculty enhance their research competitiveness, catalyze new research and institutional collaboration, and design and implement strategic services for faculty and researchers at Johns Hopkins seeking external funding. The primary goal of this Research Development position is to ensure timely, accurate, and efficient proposal preparation for various funding agencies and award types, while meeting sponsor requirements and deadlines. This position will work independently on highly complex grant and contract submissions. They will also provide high-level, professional guidance on protocols and funding regulations to PIs and other scientific/research professionals within the University.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
- Independently manage all assigned grant submissions to ensure timeliness and accuracy.
- Provide instruction, preparation assistance, and support related to grant application procedures.
- Partner with departmental staff and the Office of Research Administration (ORA, or JHURA) toward the planning and development of application submissions to various federal offices, private agencies/foundations and commercial companies.
- Understand and utilize institutional policies for pre-award grant process and sponsor guidelines.
- Review all sponsored project proposals for faculty prior to them being forwarded to ORA/JHURA for signature. Checking for accuracy, content, and adherence to all relevant guidelines.
- Responsible for the timely preparation of proposal budgets for PI review and draft budgets justifications.
- Serve as liaison between research units, central offices, and funding agencies.
- Provide groundwork for subcontract negotiations.
- Support PI with administrative assistance for all IRB and ACUC protocols.
- Ensure compliance in all other areas related to grant and contract management, including sponsoring organization guidelines, internal protocols, accurate protocol information within grant documents, conflicts of interest, etc.
- Work with international sites in terms of compliance.
- Interact with external research/administrative professionals.
- Provide excellent customer service to all faculty.
- Responsible for the timely submission of JITs.
- Maintain ongoing updates and communications related to current grants and contracts, this includes relevant updates and reports to the RDT Director, as needed.
- Remain updated on changes in policy and sponsors requirements.
- May supervise non-exempt staff.
- Other duties as assigned.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Knowledge of accounting and budgeting theory and practices required.
- Ability to make independent judgments and to act on decisions on a daily basis.
- Ability to work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously and to meet various concurrent deadlines.
- Knowledge of external Federal guidelines/procedures for grants and contracts, including NIH, NSF, DOD and CDC.
- Bachelor's Degree.
- Four years of related experience in sponsored research and/or financial positions, preferably in an academic or medical setting.
- Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
- Successful completion of the RAT program (13-15 months) is equivalent to two years of relevant experience for this position. If an employee does not successfully complete the program, no additional experience will be applied.
- Knowledge and understanding of the Johns Hopkins University accounting system and related fiscal offices.
- CRA certification.
Classified Title: Sr. Grants & Contracts Analyst
Starting Salary Range: $61,070-$83,900-$106,710 Annually (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8:30-5:00
Exempt Status: Exempt
Department name: Vice Provost Research Office of
Personnel area: University Administration
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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