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Job Req ID:  10322

Grants & Contracts Coordinator

Classified Title: Grants & Contracts Coordinator 
Role/Level/Range:  ATO/2/OE 
Salary:  $16.91 - $23.25
Status:  Full-Time
Department:  Oncology

Work Schedule/Hours:  Monday-Friday/8:30-5p/40 hrs.
Location: East Baltimore Campus
Personnel area: School of Medicine

 

The Department of Oncology is seeking a full time Grants & Contracts Coordinator.  This position will provide dedicated para-professional level sponsored funds support with specific responsibility for pre-award and post-award functions that include, but may not be limited to: proposal preparation, budget development, account maintenance and oversight, billing/invoicing, reporting, and closeout.  This role may assist with some less complex grants through the submission stage, with necessary oversight and direction.  This non-exempt position supports multiple faculty/principal investigators in two or more departments.  This person in this position will Independently review and process accounting transactions, will verify budgets and expenditures to ensure compliance with university and/or agency regulations and restrictions. Additionally, he/she will use various software applications, such as SAP, spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages, and graphics packages to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and/or reports.

 

The position will also coordinate administrative activities for one or more faculty/PI’s to ensure a smoothly functioning office; interprets operating policies; exercises independent judgment in the resolution of administrative problems, prioritizing of workload, facilitating travel arrangements and expense reconciliation, purchasing supplies, coordinates special projects or programs, such as: seminars, courses, donation centers, training programs, etc. Serves as a resource in a team environment. Provides some support to faculty including appointments, transcription of medical records, correspondence, manuscripts, grant proposals and filing. Understands HIPAA and departmental specific policies relating to medical records policies in regards to discussion, faxing and handling of patient medical records. Customer service representative duties call for reports, slides, interface with patients, clinicians, outside institutions.

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Grants & Contracts

  • 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/administration team.
  • Understand and utilize institutional policies for pre-award grant process and sponsor guidelines. 
  • Review all sponsored project proposals for assigned grants of moderate complexity, prior to them being forwarded to the Grants & Contracts Manager and ORA for signature.  Review involves accuracy, content, adherence to all relevant guidelines.
  • Provide instruction, preparation assistance and support related to grant application procedures, at the direction of the Sr. Grants and Contracts Analyst and/or Grants and Contracts Manager.
  • Serve as liaison between research units, central offices and funding agencies for grants of moderate complexity.
  • Review budgets and related justification for appropriateness and completeness of content.  Ensures that all applicable and indirect costs have been applied.  Involves more senior members of the research team for direction, as needed.
  • 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.
  • Coordinate related details for all assigned grant submissions to ensure timeliness and accuracy.
  • 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 post-award responsibilities, as requested by senior members of the grants & contracts team, including account reconciliation, effort reporting, cost transfers, paying invoices, closeouts and related faculty support.
  • Participate in the preparation of the medical records or research documentation, budget, administrative, and regulatory documents for patient records, grant proposals, clinical or research protocols, and/or contractual agreements.

 

Administrative

  • Helps coordinate and document management, narrative and statistical reports for private and government agencies.
  • Compose agendas, documents, correspondence, and memos on behalf of the faculty. Transcribe and/or type manuscripts, technical documents, tables, graphs/charts, correspondence and notes, formatting and compiling information for grants, protocols, presentations, reports, manuscripts, etc.
  • Provide support for faculty's activities with national societies, research projects, and scholarly publications and presentations, serving as a liaison between department and vendors, other departments, and outside organizations. Reference Management.
  • Participate in the preparation of the medical records or research documentation, budget, administrative, and regulatory documents for patient records, grant proposals, clinical or research protocols, and/or contractual agreements.
  • Serve as coordinator for faculty travel and faculty-sponsored events.
  • Manage scheduling/calendars.
  • Event planning and coordination, scheduling for major meetings, seminars, special guests and/or events.
  • Prepare routine, customized, and adhoc reports for both internal and external reporting. Create and maintain spreadsheets utilizing appropriate software applications. Perform ad hoc research and fact-finding on a wide variety of administrative issues and items; know the formal and informal Institute goals, standards, policies and procedures. Create, maintain, & analyze electronic and paper record keeping systems including retrieval, retention, storage, compilation, updating, and destruction of files; creating new systems or revising established procedures as needed.
  • Maintain equipment and service contracts including computers, office equipment. Analyzes office-operating practices such as record keeping systems, forms control, personnel requirements, recommending new systems or revising established procedures. Interprets and communicates operating policies.

 

Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED and three years of related experience required.  Additional Education can substitute for some experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency formula.

 

Preferred:

Experience with research grants and contracts, strongly preferred.

 

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.

 

 

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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