The Yerkes National Primate Center at Emory University is recruiting for a Research Admin, Post Award II or III.
Please use this link to apply, https://staff-emory.icims.com/jobs/88630/job.
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Dedicated to discovering causes, prevention, treatments, and cures, Yerkes National Primate Research Center (NPRC) is fighting diseases and improving human health and lives worldwide. One of seven NPRCs funded by the NIH, Yerkes conducts studies that make breakthrough discoveries possible. Learn more at http://www.yerkes.emory.edu
The department of Research Administration Services (RAS) at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center at Emory University is currently seeking a full time Research Admin, Post-Award II or III to join our team. The Yerkes RAS unit supports Yerkes' research goals by providing best-in-class delivery of research administration support services to faculty. These services are customer-focused, consistent, compliant, cost-effective, collaborative, and continuously improved.
Supports the day-to-day activities of a team of Post-Award Specialists. Monitors workload distribution and raises any concerns to the Research Administration Services (RAS) director.Provides guidance to team members, as appropriate. Coordinates with RAS Director regarding pre-award activities, issues resolution, and workload distribution. Ensures strong levels of customer service to faculty and departments being served. Works with Pre-Award team lead to coordinate inter-team meetings to facilitate collaboration between the pre-award and post-award teams, as necessary and appropriate.Manages post-award activities within a RAS unit in support of an assigned portfolio of grants and contracts within one or more units (i.e., school, department, division, institute, or center) using knowledge of grant and contract management rules and regulations, technical expertise, and analytical skills.
Collaborate. Innovate. Serve. These three simple words capture what we do at Yerkes to help advance science and improve the health and well-being of humans and non-human primates. If you are someone with experience in research administration within higher education who is familiar with NIH proposal guidelines, this is an amazing opportunity to indirectly save and change lives and make a positive impact in the science and research community. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, organized, dependable, detail-oriented, deadline driven, and have a passion for research administration. The ideal candidate will also be someone that can work in a fast-paced changing environment, with excellent time management and multi-tasking skills, who can pivot their communication style to meet the needs of their customer. This position reports directly to the Post-Award Manager.
BOTH POST-AWARD II & III ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:
POST-AWARD II ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:
POST-AWARD III ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:• Ensures adherence to quality standards for all policies and award regulations• Works with the post-award specialists to solve problems, answer questions, and give guidance on post-award activities and other grants management topics on a daily basis• Works with colleagues/team members to jointly solve questions and challenges in their daily work.
Post-Award II• Bachelor's degree and three years of experience related to grants and contracts management OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.• Knowledge of federal rules and regulations/terms and conditions relating to research grant and/or contract activity.• Proficiency with MS Office Suite software. Knowledge of PeopleSoft Financial System preferred.
Post-Award III• Bachelor's degree and five years of experience related to grants and contracts management OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.• Knowledge of federal rules and regulations/terms and conditions relating to research grant and/or contract activity.• Knowledge of the PeopleSoft Financial System preferred.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:• Experience at a large research institution with high volume and complex awards• Experience with NIH post-award management duties• Possess and demonstrate strong service orientation.• Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills.• PeopleSoft experience strongly preferred.• A strong aptitude for and a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with faculty, staff, partners, and other stakeholders• Support the RAS navigation culture.• Demonstrate a willingness to understand the Office of Research Administration research enterprise (supply chain) to support seamless service to PIs.• Support plans for removing barriers to research administration as/if requested.• Demonstrated flexibility, including a willingness and ability to respond to changing circumstances and expectations
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING STATEMENT:Yerkes NPRC in conjunction with Emory University conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which may include an INA and criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications, drug screening, and health assessment. Employment is contingent upon a clear background screening.
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.
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