Grant Assistant - Pediatrics - 51335

Updated: 9 days ago
Location: Seattle, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.  



Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Pediatrics.  This position is for the Medical School Campus.



Essential Functions

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position performs 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 the 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 the Senior Research Administrator with special projects as requested.
  • Tracks and follows up on subcontracts.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Required Qualifications

    Equivalent of a bachelor's degree with one year of general office experience or five years of combined education and related experience.



    Preferred Qualifications

    • 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. 
    • Grant/sponsored accounting/bookkeeping experience with knowledge of accounting and/or financial and accounting concepts and practices.


    Salary Range

    The hiring range for this position is $19.18 - $24.47 per hour.



    Pre-Employment Screening

    All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.



    Benefits

    This position is eligible for full-time benefits.  Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits:  https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7 .



    EOE Statement

    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.


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