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Career Opportunity - Morehouse School of Medicine - Research Administrator III (Pre-Award)

  • 1.  Career Opportunity - Morehouse School of Medicine - Research Administrator III (Pre-Award)

    Posted 07-20-2021 09:29

    The Morehouse School of Medicine is seeking to fill two (2) positions in support of pre-award research administration activities:

    Research Administrator III

    Manages pre-award activities in support of an assigned unit (i.e., department, division, institute, or center) using knowledge of grant and contract management rules and regulations, technical expertise, and analytical skills. Manages the day to-day operations and objectives in support of the assigned portfolio.


    Pre-award activities include, but are not limited to, assisting Faculty/Principal Investigators (PIs) in the development, preparation, and submission of grant and contract proposals. Ensures all applications meet agency and university guidelines and published timetables and deadlines, including management of the Just-In-Time process. Ensures proposals are entered and routed in a timely manner for further review. Confers with PI and pre-award support staff at collaborating institutions to secure necessary sub-award documents for proposals. Assists the PI in the development of budgets and budget justification which includes proofing the budget for inconsistencies and ensuring accuracy. Reviews budgets for consistency with sponsor, monitor compliance with agency and University regulations regarding submission; verifies all financial information to include application of the appropriate overhead rate for the project. Advises the PI on administrative requirements in preparing proposal submissions. Advises PI on budget adjustments and revisions necessary to meet the sponsor requirements. Coordinates and reviews certain proposal elements (bio sketches and facilities & resources) for consistency, accuracy, and completeness. Reviews proposals for consistency with sponsor guidelines on budget, format, font size, page limits excluding narrative content (obtain and review sponsor guidelines). Monitors and facilitates proposal process through the routing process in compliance with University procedures and institutional signatures. Obtains signatures as needed. Monitors proposal status and advises PI on requirements and deadlines associated with research protection protocols. Works effectively with other offices (central, departments, units, divisions) on research proposal. Performs related responsibilities as required


    Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution



    Five (5) years of work-related grants and contracts experience OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Proficiency with MS Office Suite software


    Morehouse School Of Medicine Applicant Portal | Research Administrator (

    Tamara V. Hill, MA, CRA
    Associate Vice President, Shared Services
    (404) 752-1720 |  


    Tamara Hill
    AVP shared services
    Morehouse School of Medicine