Job Description

Requisition Number 06058
Department Name: Office of Sponsored Programs - CA
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Grants Administrator I (Pre-Award)
Position Summary:

Provide professional-level administrative expertise in the review of grant and contract grant applications, including fellowships, research grants, and Specific Funding Proposals; coordinate the submission of various grant applications through specific Sponsor submission portals, which includes interacting with administrative support staff, faculty, and other key stakeholders to refine proposal elements, such as project budgets, ensure compliance with Sponsor guidelines for proposal submissions, maintain accurate records of grant submissions, and promptly submit all manner of applications, such as renewals, supplements, amendments, subawards, etc.

Specific responsibilities include reviewing grant applications and requests for funding for accuracy, reporting requirements, allowable costs, conformance with TSRI and Sponsor guidelines and any special conditions prior to submission; reviewing applications to ensure that relevant compliance requirements, such as animal protocols (IACUC), human subjects protocols (IRB), and subaward requirements are met when applicable, requesting corrections or revisions to applications as appropriate; submitting finalized grants applications to the Sponsor via the appropriate Sponsor submission portal; maintaining a working knowledge of Sponsor and TSRI requirements and regulations and of Sponsor proposal submission processes; staying current on changes in federal regulations that impact the pre-award elements of grant applications and proposal submissions; other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required or assigned.

Location: California
Additional Information:

8:30am - 5:00pm
9:00am - 5:30 pm

Physical Requirements:

With or without reasonable accommodation, employees in this position must be able to sit and type at a computer terminal for up to 8 hours per day with appropriate breaks and perform tasks that require fine dexterity and repetitive motions using the arms, hands, wrists and fingers. Further details of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelors’ degree, preferably in accounting, finance, business administration or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
* effective analytical, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to efficiently interact with all levels of faculty, staff, and leadership.
* Proven ability to efficient manage one’s time to organize and prioritize workload..
* Ability to multi-task while serving as a resource for TSRI staff while providing a high level of customer service.
* Demonstrated ability to work independently, on deadlines, and excel in a collaborative environment.
* Strong computer skills using Microsoft Office, including word processing, web searching, downloading, and reporting, database manipulation, and spreadsheet management, and the ability to learn new systems and applications.
* Experience in working with the NIH and/or other major Sponsors involved in application review and submission is highly desirable, as is the knowledge and understanding of various grant application processes.

Preferred Qualifications:
Compensation: $24.90 - $31.16 per hour
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Posting Category Administrative & Support
EEO Statement

The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

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