Research Support Analyst 2/20/2017
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
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Research Support Analyst
Analyst, Administrative, Sr
$27.06 / $4708
$53.50 / $9308
Layoff Referral Deadline:
This position serves the Children's Discovery and Innovation Institute (CDI) and the Department of Pediatrics in pre award, post award, and clinical research management. The position will report directly to both the Director of Finance and Research and the Manager of the Pre-Award Office within the CDI. The position will assist the Pre-Award Office Manager with all aspects of pre-award activity for the newly created CDI within the Department of Pediatrics which averages over 170 proposals annually at an average of $100M+. This position will focus on pre-award proposal submissions, post award fund management, and clinical research billing/coverage analysis compliance process within the Department. The CDI averages $20M in extramurally supported research projects.
Knowledge of University administrative units and their services, roles and responsibilities; ability to contact them appropriately to obtain necessary information; Knowledge of proposal submission process in order to advise staff and faculty on how to complete forms and process through appropriate channels; Working knowledge of scientific concepts and terminology to properly provide guidance on clinical research and budget development process; Experience in working as part of a team; collaborating with colleagues; Ability to work independently with minimal supervision; Ability to work effectively with heavy workload, changing priorities and multiple deadlines; Skill in organizing material, information, and people in a systematic way to maximize efficiency and minimize duplication; Demonstrated skill to write clear, precise, detailed, comprehensive and grammatically correct letters, memos, reports and training material; Skill in reviewing scientific protocols for the purpose of developing and negotiating study budgets; Ability to present information in a logical and concise manner to educate and train on relevant policies and procedures; Ability to plan, organize and give group presentations to provide information or explain relevant policies and procedures; Knowledge of University contract and gratn pre-award, budgeting and accounting policies and procedures; Skill in operating a personal computer using spreadsheets, word processing and database software; Ability to provide leadership and training; Self-starter and motivated to initiate new projects and programs that facilitate the Department's goals.
Have detailed knowledge about billing practices from both the research and clinical paradigm; Have in-depth understanding about coverage analysis process. Knowledge of UCLA purchasing and accounting practices and procedures; Knowledge of UCLA personnel and payroll practices and procedures; Demonstrated proficiency using on-line Employment Database (EDB) and Payroll Time Reporting (PTR) systems. Ability to review EDB, PTR, and PAC.