Grants & Contracts Specialists III (Pre-Award)

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Grants & Contracts Specialists III (Pre-Award)
Med-McGowan Inst Regenerative Med - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (23004262)
 Prepares and submits moderately complex grant, contract, and budget proposals. Drafts and negotiates contractual arrangements, procurement proposals, subcontracts, and budgets. Conducts complex cost analyses and oversees invoice processing; analyzes financial documentation and reviews routine reports. Monitors grants, budgets, and contractual arrangements and prepares moderately complex pre-award applications and reports. Provides policy and procedural interpretation and resolves complex issues.

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Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Grants & Contracts Specialist III (Pre-Award)
Job Family Research
Job Sub-Family Grants & Contracts
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Years of Experience Required 2
Will this position accept substitution in lieu of education or experience?  Combination of education and relevant experience will be considered in lieu of education and/ or experience requirement.
Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Arrangement On-Campus: Teams that work on campus, in an office, or in a lab.
Hiring Range TBD Based Upon Qualifications
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances Not Applicable
Required Documents Resume
Optional Documents Not Applicable
Essential Functions This pre-award administrator position provides pre-award support to Principal Investigators seeking funding through a variety of federal agencies and non-federal organization. This position is responsible for directing the activities of grant accountants as it relates to pre-award activities. This position will also be responsible for oversight and execution of pre-award activities across multiple divisions in an academic and clinical department. Responsibilities include: - reviewing and preparing research proposals - review of agency guidelines, development of budgets, preparation of agency-specific forms, and processing of proposals through the Office of Research - providing analytical support in the review of grant and contract proposals - acting as a liaison between PI, Office of Research, and funding agency - assisting in the development of policies, procedures, and methods to handle unusual or complex situations.
Physical Effort Mostly sedentary. May require minimal lifting up to 25 lbs.
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