Grants & Contracts Specialist Sr. - Burn, Trauma and Critical Care
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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 11/12/2016
UT Soutwestern University Medical Center
JOB DESCRIPTIONFull/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or related field and four (4) years experience in business or public administration with emphasis on customer service in financial or contracting position. Certified Research Administrator (CRA) designation preferred.
Gathers and provides information regarding funding opportunities and application procedures to applicants by reading newsletters and announcements, search directories, funding files, and other relevant resources.
Provides guidance to researchers for proposal development and submission by interpreting and ensuring adherence to sponsor and university announcements and guidelines.
Provides grants management support to researchers by negotiating and processing awards, interpreting award conditions, obtaining approvals for award modifications, and completing required reports.
Negotiates contracts with various agencies (state and federal government, private organizations), pharmaceutical companies, and biotechnological companies to achieve agreements satisfactory to all parties.
May draft entire contracts of various types following state laws and Board of Regents' guidelines.
Provides working supervision to Grants and Contracts Specialist and administrative positions.
Performs other duties as assigned.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
Understanding of federal sponsors submission and award process
Responsible for effort reporting of research faculty and staff
This individual will work closely with research administrative team
May provide supervision duties as needed
To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability..