Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Pediatrics Central Administration. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Pre-Award activities, with supervision/oversight.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reviews and interprets grant guidelines from NIH and other varying foundations/agencies.
Formulates grant & study budgets according to established norms, enters documents, secures approvals, & establishes multidisciplinary research project control.
Prepares internal approval documents for proposals (PC form) and obtains signatures.
Works with Principal Investigator in compiling and submitting the entire grant according to established agency/university guidelines. Uploads and reviews all agency forms for submission. Enters grant budgeting documents online.
Tracks and maintains online database of grants submitted, awarded, rejected, etc.
Sends advance reminders to PIs of upcoming deadlines for continuation, competitive renewals, progress reports, etc.
Assists PIs with internal and external requests for grant-related information (i.e. current biosketches, trainee information, human/animal protocol approvals, and other support).
Updates grants lists monthly or when new fund numbers are received.
Organizes and maintains electronic and hard copy grant files.
Ensures all compliance documents are in order at time of award (IRB, IACUC, etc.).
Assists PIs in preparation of annual progress reports as needed.
Attends training sessions/seminars related to position.
Assists Sr. Research Administrator with special projects as requested.
Tracks and follows up on subcontracts.
Other duties as assigned.
Equivalent of a Bachelor's Degree with 1 year general office experience or 5 years of combined education and related experience.
Working knowledge of standard accounting procedures, ability to utilize computerized accounting systems, knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Word and Excel.
Ability to plan and organize work in an effective manner in order to meet timelines and goals.
Prefer grant/sponsored accounting/bookkeeping experience with knowledge of accounting and/or financial and accounting concepts and practices.
The hiring range for this position is $18.80 - $23.99 per hour.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G08.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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