Job Req ID:  114156

Sr. Grants & Contracts Analyst

We are seeking a Sr. Grants & Contracts Analyst to work alongside faculty and fellow colleagues to support pre-award activities in the office of the Vice Provost for Research. This person will help faculty enhance their research competitiveness, catalyze new research and institutional collaboration, and design and implement strategic services for faculty and researchers at Johns Hopkins seeking external funding. The primary goal of this Research Development position is to ensure timely, accurate, and efficient proposal preparation for various funding agencies and award types, while meeting sponsor requirements and deadlines. This position will work independently on highly complex grant and contract submissions. They will also provide high-level, professional guidance on protocols and funding regulations to PIs and other scientific/research professionals within the University.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Independently manage all assigned grant submissions to ensure timeliness and accuracy.
  • Provide instruction, preparation assistance, and support related to grant application procedures.
  • Partner with departmental staff and the Office of Research Administration (ORA, or JHURA) toward the planning and development of application submissions to various federal offices, private agencies/foundations and commercial companies.
  • Understand and utilize institutional policies for pre-award grant process and sponsor guidelines.
  • Review all sponsored project proposals for faculty prior to them being forwarded to ORA/JHURA for signature. Checking for accuracy, content, and adherence to all relevant guidelines.
  • Responsible for the timely preparation of proposal budgets for PI review and draft budgets justifications.
  • Serve as liaison between research units, central offices, and funding agencies.
  • Provide groundwork for subcontract negotiations.
  • Support PI with administrative assistance for all IRB and ACUC protocols.
  • 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.
  • Work with international sites in terms of compliance.
  • Interact with external research/administrative professionals.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all faculty.
  • Responsible for the timely submission of JITs.
  • Maintain ongoing updates and communications related to current grants and contracts, this includes relevant updates and reports to the RDT Director, as needed.
  • Remain updated on changes in policy and sponsors requirements.
  • May supervise non-exempt staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Knowledge of accounting and budgeting theory and practices required.
  • 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 ARPHA-H, and CDC.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Four years of related experience in sponsored research and/or financial positions, preferably in an academic or medical setting.
  • 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 (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
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Johns Hopkins University accounting system and related fiscal offices.
  • CRA certification.

 


 

Classified Title: Sr. Grants & Contracts Analyst 
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD  
Starting Salary Range: $62,300 - $109,000 Annually (Targeted Salary: $83,000 Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: 37.5 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Remote 
Department name: Vice Provost Research Office of  
Personnel area: University Administration 

 

 


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: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/.

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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Accommodation Information
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Vaccine Requirements
Johns Hopkins University strongly encourages, but no longer requires, at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. We still require all faculty, staff, and students to receive the seasonal flu vaccine. 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. This change does not apply to the School of Medicine (SOM). SOM hires must be fully vaccinated with an FDA COVID-19 vaccination and provide proof of vaccination status. 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 upon 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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