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Washington University of St. Louis Senior Grant Specialist - Cardiology - 51158 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. Position hours are generally Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Department Name/Job Location This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology on the Medical School Campus. The position is located at the Cortex Building. Remote working to start with a possibility to continue long-term. Essential Functions Position Summary: * Responsible for more complex grants and/or broader scope and may lead/supervise one or more grant assistant/specialists. May also oversee Center grants. *PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Serves as lead or may direct Grant Assistants or Grant Specialists. May train others in all pre and post award administrative functions. 2. Works with Principal Investigator to compile and submit the entire grant according to established agency/university guidelines. Prepares and reviews all agency forms for submission. Enters grant budgeting documents on line, as needed. 3. Identifies and collects potential grant applications/ instructions for PIs. 4. Serves as internal liaison and grant content representative, ensuring that all funds are set up in a timely manner; prepares any necessary project advances, no- cost extensions, and ensure that funds are carried forward as appropriate. 5. Ensures timely implementation of contracts and subcontracts by managing processes, examining information and complying with necessary requirements of OSRS/SPA/JROC. 6. Serves as a subject matter expert on complex troubleshooting error resolutions/solutions for grant submissions and financial reports. 7. Analyzes and prepares comprehensive and often complex monthly financial reports on all research accounts (expected to be of a large scale/scope). Monitors, analyzes, and provides forecasts for grant budgets ensuring appropriate and timely expenditures and reconciliation of funds. Distribute/discuss with PIs and senior leadership. 8. Tracks and maintains online database of grants submitted, awarded, rejected, etc. 9. Organizes and determines proper action plans including the oversight for advanced alerts to PIs of upcoming deadlines for continuation, competitive renewals, progress reports, etc. 10. Ensures that human and animal study protocols are associated with the applicable proposal or award. 11. Coordinates transfer of PI grant files into Wash U and to new institutions or new departments. 12. Closes grant accounts. Submits final progress report and final invention statement (if applicable) to the appropriate agency. 13. Coordinates the necessary support with internal and external requests for grant-related information (i.e. current biosketches, trainee information, human/animal protocol approvals, and other support). 14. Creates, addresses, and processes correspondence of moderate to high complexity with granting agencies (i.e. inquiries, carry forward requests, change in effort requests, no cost extensions, equipment purchase, and budget reallocation requests). 15. Obtains signatures and forwards grant financial status reports to PI and senior leadership. Updates grants lists monthly or when new fund numbers are received. 16. Organizes and maintains electronic and hard copy grant files. 17. Analyzes and provides recommendations/guidance for research management for preparation of the annual budget and annual payroll. Enters budget on line, as needed. 18. Attends training sessions/seminars related to position. Assists senior leadership with special projects as requested. 19. Works with PIs to provide fund management and make any necessary budgetary changes. 20. Identifies and assigns payroll to appropriate sources and enters directly into HRMS, with PI approval. 21. Approves purchasing documents and provides guidance to purchasing staff on appropriate expenditures according to specific grant policies. Manages Division’s T32 Training Grant (pre- and post-award). Required Qualifications Equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with five years of experience in accounting or a related field plus experience in grants administration or nine years of combined education and related experience. Preferred Qualifications * Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel). * Analytical skills. * Adaptable to change. * Ability to navigate situations, which have undefined positions. * Excellent time management and organizational skills. * Ability to prioritize and multi-task. * Team player while maintaining individual tasks. * Experience with WU systems (RMS, SUBS, AIS, HRMS, RAPS, WebFocus, Cognos, FFR, Box, Teams/Skype, Zoom). * Experience with Agency Websites (eRA Commons, ASSIST, Workspace, ProposalCentral). * Excellent organizational skills. * Ability to learn new software systems and technology skills. * Ability to integrate information from multiple sources, utilize creative thinking, and exercise considerable judgment and resourcefulness. * Ability to communicate verbally and in writing clearly and effectively, presenting ideas, documenting activities, reading and interpreting written information, such as federal, state and internal guidelines and requirements. * Self-motivated individual. * Ability to work independently with a high degree of reliability, accuracy, and consistency; meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment with varying degrees of pressure. * Possess a strong work ethic and determination. * Detail-oriented. * Working knowledge of standard accounting procedures and ability to utilize computerized accounting systems. * Completed course work in the WU’s STAR program. * Experience with MyDay Finance and/or HCM. Salary Range The hiring range for this position is $51,293 - $66,685 annually. 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. Job Title: Senior Grant Specialist - Cardiology - 51158 Job ID: 51158 Location: Medical School Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular