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Job Req ID:  6995

Grants & Contracts Associate

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • The Grants & Contracts Associate will manage a grant and contract portfolio of activities within the Johns Hopkins University Research Administration purview.
  • Will also provide oversight and approval for proposal development and submission.
  • Provide advice and counsel to faculty and staff during proposal preparation stage.
  • Review proposals for completeness and compliance.
  • Serve as signature authority for electronic proposals.
  • Submit electronic proposals and assist with problems.
  • Review, write and negotiate favorable agreement terms and conditions with domestic and foreign sponsors, for all agreement types, including but not limited to Research Agreements, Service Agreements, Material Transfer Agreements and Non-Disclosure Agreements.
  • Draft replacement language where needed.
  • Serve as liaison to funding agencies for pre-award problem resolution, and post-award matters.
  • Review contract or grant submission documents with faculty to advise on submission strategy and to prepare documentation.
  • Take active role in supporting the Office of Research Information Services in supporting trouble shooting and in training departmental users of research administration software.
  • Understand Responsible Conduct of Research and identify and address non-compliance issues.
  • Ensure that effective on-going training programs are in place for all key positions and processes supporting research administration.
  • Responsibilities include acting as office liaison to ensure effective performance and integration of the office with regard to the University compliance, information technology, central JHU Technology Ventures and post award budget offices.

 

Qualifications

 

Bachelor's degree in related discipline required. Three years demonstrated experience in sponsored project activities at a university, state or federal agency, legal private practice or similar environment. JD may substitute for experience.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

 

  • Grants and contracts administration, knowledge of FARs (Federal Acquisition Regulations), Responsible Conduct of Research and compliance issues related to sponsored research.
  • Knowledge of legal principles of negotiation.
  • Specific experience in contracting.
  • A high degree of independence and judgment required.
  • Requires a detail-oriented person that is well-organized and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously while operating under deadlines.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to handle ambiguity and exercise judgment.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Work experience should demonstrate ability to conceptualize how to find solutions and reach consensus and to complete complex tasks efficiently.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Advanced degree in related field or JD.
  • Additional experience and/or education, especially related to clinical trials, sponsored research, contracting, and/or regulatory compliance.
  • Intellectual property management and technology transfer.
  • Experience with SAP and Coeus software.

 

Multiple positions available and can hire at either Sr or Associate level dependent upon candidates experience. 

 

Role/Level/Range: ATP/4/PE
Starting Salary Range: $67,114-$75,000
Employee group: Full time
Schedule: M-F; 8:30am-5:00pm
Employee subgroup: Exempt
Location: Baltimore, MD
Department name: Research Administration Office
Personnel area: University Administration

 

 

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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Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled. 

 

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Johns Hopkins at Eastern

Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.
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 at 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer
EEO is the Law. Learn more: https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information: http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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