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Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: United States
Job Posted Date: 20-04-2023
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The Hiring Company, Office of Research Administration (ORA) is the University’s institutional office responsible for reviewing, endorsing and submitting proposals to extramural sponsors for research, clinical trials, training, instructional and other sponsored activities. ORA has an exciting job opportunity for a Manager, Research Administration.

Core Job Summary

The Manager, Research Administration supports the research mission of the Hiring Company and the goals of the Office of Research Administration (ORA) and is an integral partner in a sponsored programs administration team that manages service and provides guidance and direction to specific UM departments, schools, and Centers/Institutes on all post award administration functions, from award set up to award close-out.

The Manager oversees the Award Management area of the Office of Research Administration (ORA). Assists in overseeing post-award activities of all contracts and grants awarded by federal, state, and other sponsors. Advises and interprets research funding awards and serves as the subject matter expert for sponsor policies and procedures. Works closely with all Research Administration areas to ensure compliance with sponsor requirements while providing excellent service to principal investigators, researchers and administrators. This position plays an important role in post award training, from award setup to closeout.

Core Job Functions

  • Oversees sponsored compliance to ensure terms and conditions are respected and adhered to.
  • Recruits, trains, and mentors department staff to develop talent and improve performance.
  • Monitors team performance relative to accuracy, timeliness, customer service and other related metrics.
  • Implements approved operational plans, which are consistent with strategic business objectives.
  • Monitors all elements of post-award activity to include award set up, budget, expense review, effort reporting, reconciliations, closeout, audit, compliance, and ensures that payments for research activities and funding for new projects are timely.
  • Establishes and continuously assesses the effectiveness of the internal controls within the unit and compliance with University policies and procedures.
  • Ensures employees are trained on controls within the function and on University policy and procedures.
  • Serves as the liaison between the faculty, academic departments and research centers, campus administrative units and a wide variety of federal, state, local and private funding agencies. Ensures compliance with university, federal, state, and other agency regulations, policies, procedures, form and guidelines for the conduct of research.
  • Assists with developing and implementing internal operating procedures and assists with monitoring grant budget and expense activities; including reporting, proper documentation billings/receivables, collection of cash, award close outs and financial reporting to sponsors.
  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
  • Assists the Sr. Manager and Director in overseeing all elements of post-award activity including responsibility for the fiscal administration of all contracts and grants awarded by federal, state, and other sponsors.
  • Oversees, monitors, and reviews grant-related post-award functions, including award setup, budget distributions and re-budgeting, expense monitoring, periodic invoicing, and financial reporting, to include closeout functions. Performs post-award functions as needed.
  • Assists with time and effort reporting system, ensuring it is complete and in compliance with applicable regulations.

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Applicants must meet the above-mentioned requirements in order to qualify for consideration to work as a Manager, Research Administration .

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