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Job Req ID:  17056

Grants & Contracts Analyst

General Summary/Purpose:

Analyst will provide dedicated professional level sponsored funds management for more than 80% of time. The primary goal of this position has responsibility for post-award functions that include, but may not be limited to: budget development, account maintenance and oversight, billing/invoicing, reporting, compliance, and closeout. The pre-award activities may include proposal preparation, submission, and budget development. Works independently on a variety of grants/contracts that range from simple to moderately complex. While this role includes some aspects of non-sponsored funds, the primary goal of this position is to ensure timely, effective and efficient functioning of sponsored funding.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Partner with center/departmental faculty and JHURA during the planning and development of application submissions to various federal offices, private agencies/foundations and commercial companies.  This may include NDA and Master Research agreements that are required to be reviewed and approved by JHURA for signature execution.
  • Understand and utilize institutional policies for pre-award grant process and sponsor guidelines. 
  • Review all sponsored project proposals for assigned faculty prior to them being forwarded to the LCSR Administrative Manager and JHURA for approval and submission.  Review involves accuracy, content, adherence to all relevant guidelines.
  • Provide instruction, preparation assistance and support related to grant application procedures.
  • Serve as liaison between research units, central offices and funding agencies.
  • Review budgets and related justification for appropriateness and completeness of content.  Ensures that all applicable and indirect costs have been applied.  May also provide groundwork for subcontract negotiations.
  • Ensure compliance in all other areas related to grant and contract management, including sponsoring organization guidelines, internal protocols, accurate protocol information when required within grant documents, conflicts of interest, etc.
  • Manage all assigned grant submissions to ensure timeliness and accuracy.
  • Maintain ongoing updates and communications related to current grants and contracts, including timely reconciliation and meeting with assigned faculty members.  Provide information to SPSS for proper closeout of awards.
  • Coordinate the process of setting up awards in designated department/division after grant number is assigned, including reviewing award, verifying award set-up and ensuring personnel is setup appropriately.
  • Ensure that post-award responsibilities are completed, including budget distribution, account reconciliation, e-form setup, graduate student payroll, cost transfers, paying invoices and paperwork finalization related to subcontract setup.
  • Provide information and direct assistance required to complete contract and grant closeouts.
  • Complete Pcard approval process for JHU PCards housed within LCSR by administrative staff members.  Audit and reconciliation of the LCSR Pcard default account to ensure transactions that may post to this account during the monthly Pcard sweep are transferred to the appropriate account.

 

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s degree required, along with 2 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 RAT program (18-24 months) is equivalent to three years of relevant experience for this position. If an employee does not successfully complete the program, no additional experience will be applied.

 

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 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 judgements 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 
Working Title: Grants & Contracts Analyst 
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC 
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus 
Department name: 50000500-LCSR 
Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering

 

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

 

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 HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

 

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

 

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

 

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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