Job Req ID:  113379

Grants & Contract Analyst

The Centers for Government Excellence and Public Innovation (CGEPI) seeks a Grants & Contracts Analyst who will provide sponsored projects management support for grants and contracts awarded to the Bloomberg Center for Public Innovation (BCPI) and the Bloomberg Center for Government Excellence (GovEx).

Reporting to the Divisional Business Officer (DBO) or their designee, you will provide administrative and financial support to a diverse portfolio of sponsored projects requiring work that encompasses an understanding of the sponsored projects life cycle from “cradle to grave”. This includes pre-award and post-award functions that may/may not be limited to: preparation of new and renewal proposal budgets, generation of post-award budget modifications, generation of official and ad-hoc financial projections and reports, and oversight of project reporting and close-out requirements. You will also have responsibilities for the generation and tracking/monitoring of project-related contracts and subawards and for ensuring that staff effort supported by sponsored projects is accurately tracked and monitored for in advance of official certification.

This role functions at an intermediate level and is an exempt position. This role is eligible for a hybrid work schedule and based in Baltimore, MD.

CGEPI is committed to working with communities that are focused on ending legacies of structural, entrenched racism and oppression. The Grants and Contracts Analyst must be willing to consider how reimagined government, knowledge, and engagement models may contribute towards the dismantling of these legacies.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Be the lead contact for center staff, sponsors and staff from relevant Johns Hopkins University (JHU) offices to address pre- and post-award requirements for grants and contracts.
  • Lead the review of sponsored project documentation for accuracy, adherence to all relevant policies and readiness for necessary reviews, submissions and approvals.
  • Provide guidance, preparation assistance, and support related to grant and contract proposals and applications.
  • Generate and review project budgets and budget justifications for appropriateness and adherence to sponsor and university requirements.
  • Identify concerns or issues with project budgets and expenditures, provide recommended solutions and contribute to the resolution of issues.
  • Facilitate necessary consultations and documentation supporting the execution of subcontracts and subawards.
  • Perform regular monitoring of grants and contracts and provide updates to principal investigators, center leadership and project managers.
  • Ensure that all post-award requirements are well defined and that sponsor requirements for financial and progress reporting are addressed.
  • Ensure that effort of project personnel is correctly aligned to project activities and captured within relevant effort management/certification systems.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Generation and management of financial analyses and spreadsheets.
  • Knowledge of accounting and budgeting theory and practices.
  • Understanding of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and grants management systems commonly utilized by academic institutions.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Two years of administrative/budgeting experience.
  • 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 Research Administration Trainee 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.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience managing grants and contracts awarded by foundations and governments.
  • Manage tasks and timelines, find solutions to issues and obstacles, and work constructively as a part of a project team.
  • Work with a high degree of independence.
  • Manage several tasks simultaneously and to meet timelines for deliverables.



Classified Title: Grants & Contracts Analyst 
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC  
Starting Salary Range: $53,300 - $93,500 Annually ($90,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30am-5pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/Homewood Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Ctrs for Govt Excellence & Public Innova  
Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers 



Total Rewards
The referenced base salary range represents the low and high end of Johns Hopkins University’s salary range for this position. Not all candidates will be eligible for the upper end of the salary range. Exact salary will ultimately depend on multiple factors, which may include the successful candidate's geographic location, skills, work experience, market conditions, education/training and other qualifications. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:

Education and Experience Equivalency
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.

Applicants Completing Studies
Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

Background Checks
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

Diversity and Inclusion
The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Vaccine Requirements
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Hybrid: On-site 3-4 days a week