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Requisition Number 18-0075
Post Date 12/6/2018
Title Contract and Grants Specialist
Employment Type Full Time
Campus SF VA Medical Center
City San Francisco
State CA
Description NCIRE currently has an exciting opportunity for a seasoned contracts and grants specialist to join our core office administration. This role is responsible for managing pre/post-award management of grants and contracts funded by federal agencies, private foundations, and other non-profit institutions.

This role will handle all aspects related to budget and cost compliance for their assigned portfolio using their knowledge of grant and contract management rules and regulations, in relation to the governing OMB circulars, institutional policy, technical expertise, and analytical skills.

Essential Functions
•Assist Principal Investigators with preparation and submission of contracts and grants to various funders
•Review proposals to extramural sponsors to ensure compliance with agency regulations
•Provide fiscal management for all contracts and grants, pre-award compliance to post-award administration and compliance
•Develop and negotiate contract agreements with private sector sponsors
•Coordinate approval process of proposals
•Monitor general ledger, identify and resolve any discrepancy with financial journals and cost transfers
•Ensures compliance with prime award terms and conditions
•Maintain working knowledge of on-line financial systems
•Perform other related duties as assigned


Requirements • Degree in business administration or related field, with a minimum of 3+ years' experience and increasing responsibility in a research administration or grants negotiation and management role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Strong and effective Communication Skills, the ability to tailor communication as needed to various audiences
• Detailed knowledge of Office of Management and Budget Circulars (2 CFR 200 Super Circular) and demonstrated expertise in interpreting and explaining requirements
• Detailed knowledge of Federal agency policies including but not limited to NIH, DOD, and NSF
• Significant experience in developing, negotiating a variety of agreements including creative problem solving and effective decision making
• Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reporting
• Demonstrated commitment to excellence in customer service and performance
• Ability to be proactive, analyze, problem solve, interpret and apply policies/regulations
• Ability to manage multiple projects, tasks and priorities to achieve desired goals and timelines
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team efficiently
• Previous experience in a university institution or non-profit organization highly desirable
• Research or grants education and/or certification is preferred
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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