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Job Req ID:  93116

Grants & Contracts Analyst

The Department of Neuroscience is seeking a Grants and Contracts Analyst  who will provide dedicated professional level sponsored funds management for more than 80% of time with specific responsibility for pre-award and post-award functions that include, but may not be limited to: proposal preparation, submission, budget development, account maintenance and oversight, billing/invoicing, reporting, compliance, and closeout.

 

This role works independently on a variety of grants/contracts that range from simple to moderately complex. While this role may assist with some aspects on non-sponsored funds, the primary goal of this position is to ensure timely, effective and efficient functioning of sponsored funding. This is a non-exempt position.

 

Job Scope/Complexity:

  • Will work independently most of the time, with support from Principal Investigator (PI) and/or senior/management level grants & contract professionals on increasingly more complex grants/contracts.
  • Will provide standard professional administrative level guidance on protocols, regulations and guidelines to PI and other scientific/research professionals within the department.
  • May interact with external research/administrative professionals.

 

Types of Sponsored Awards for Which the Position is Responsible:

  • This position assists with pre and post award support responsibilities for simple to moderately complex grants/contracts, including those from NIH, NSF, DOD and NASA.
  • These grants, contracts and awards may involve moderate budgets, Foundation grants and Subawards from other institutions on their federal pass-through grants.

 

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Partner with departmental faculty and/or budgetary staff toward the planning and development of application submissions to various federal offices, private agencies/foundations and commercial companies. May work with representatives from ORA, under the guidance of more senior members on the departmental research team.
  • Understand and utilize institutional policies for clinical trials and post-award grant processes.
  • Serve as liaison between research units, central offices and funding agencies for grants of moderate complexity.
  • Ensure compliance in all other areas related to grant and contract management, including sponsoring organization guidelines, internal protocols, accurate protocol information within grant documents, conflicts of interest, etc.
  • Maintain ongoing updates and communications related to current grants and contracts, this includes regular auditing and reporting to principal investigators and research management.
  • May assist with closeouts as needed.
  • Assist with award setup details, after grant number is assigned.
  • Support all relevant Clinical Trial and post-award responsibilities, including account reconciliation, effort reporting, cost transfers, paying invoices, closeouts and related faculty support.
  • Assisting the Administrator in preparation of the department’s fiscal operating budget, employee training and development, and special assignments as assigned. Occasional ad-hoc financial reporting and analysis as requested by PI, department administration, Chairman, and School of Medicine.

 

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, with 2 years of administrative/budgeting experience.

 

* 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.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of accounting and budgeting theory and practices required.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of The Johns Hopkins University accounting system and related fiscal offices preferred.
  • Ability to make independent judgments and to act on decisions on a daily basis.
  • Ability to work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously and to meet various concurrent deadlines.
  • Knowledge of external Federal guidelines/procedures for grants and contracts, including NIH, NSF, DOD and NASA.

 

Classified Title: Grants & Contracts Analyst
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC  
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience  
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 37.5 hours per week 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: School of Medicine Campus  
Department name: SOM Neuro Sci Neuroscience  
Personnel area: School of Medicine 

 

 

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

 

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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Accommodation Information

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

 

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

 

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

 

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