Job Description

Requisition Number 07323
Department Name: Office of Sponsored Programs - CA
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Manager, Sponsored Programs Compliance
Position Summary:

Provide analysis, pre and post award services, and oversight to ensure compliance with both Institutional and Federal regulations. Responsible for developing, implementing and managing an electronic method that tracks, reports, and manages compliance with all aspects of sponsored projects administration. Performs financial analyses and grant administration duties as appropriate. Develops strategic plans, to support the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) while adhering to federal, state and local requirements; and to provide highly responsible and complex professional support to the Senior Director, Office of Sponsored Programs.

Position Description

* Prepare and/or review information and reports for internal and external stakeholders.
* Develop and/or modify policies/procedures/systems in accordance with government regulations and organizational needs and objectives.
* Conduct routine compliance reviews of grant programs, including effort reporting and subrecipient monitoring.
* Monitor subrecipient compliance with federal regulations and the requirements of their subrecipient agreements through audits and other mechanisms applicable to subrecipient monitoring.
* Monitor institutional effort reporting for compliance with federal regulations.
* Assist OSP leadership in planning, scheduling, & tracking institutional training requirements in online learning management system.
* Prepares periodic specialized reports and forecasts as necessary, requested, or mandated by agencies.
* Assists in the development of the Indirect Cost Proposal and analyzes award impacts on indirect budget.
* Assists with the annual compliance audits under federal uniform guidance standards; assists with providing technical advice and counsel to management and staff when issues, questions or other matters arise relating to grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements.
* Communicates NIH and other agency guideline revisions to OSP and lab staff.
* Continuously monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of department administration, delivery methods and procedures; assess and monitor workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement; monitors the implementation of changes; develops/updates documentation of all current processes affecting sponsored programs to establish best practices.
* Provides staff assistance to the Sr. Director, OSP; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Location: San Diego, California
Additional Information:
Physical Requirements:

This position works in a typical office environment. 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 the physical requirements of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration or related field.
* Minimum 7 years experience working in a similar sponsored programs function including developing financial analyses and modeling, auditing, federal grant/contract administration including review and submission
* Practical working experience of NIH grants regulations.
* Knowledge of Federal regulations applicable to grants and contracts is mandatory.
* Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Access and other database systems). Working knowledge of Internet/Intranet databases.
* A professional demeanor, people skills and the ability to interact, communicate with and persuade all levels of support, administrative, management and scientific staff is critical to this position.
* Detail orientation, follow-up and follow-through skills are necessary.
* Proven verbal and written communication skills for internal and external communication; excellent skills in written and spoken English; proven skills with exceptional spelling and grammar required, with advanced editing and proofreading skills.
* CPA and/or MBA preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:
Compensation: DOE
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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