Research Administrator II
Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan

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Job no: 797404
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 12
Major Administrative Unit / College: Facility For Rare Isotope Beams
Department: Facility For Rare Isotope Beams 10049299
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Administrative/Business/Professional, Administrative Professionals- AP, Full Time (90-100%), Union
Position Summary

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate assistance to Principal Investigators with searches for new funding opportunities , and proactively inform Principal Investigators about upcoming federal grant deadlines. (25%)
  • Provide project, grant and budget development assistance, including proposal writing, project review, budget development and budget justification, and coordinate a timely proposal submission process while ensuring quality proposals and appropriate approvals. (20%)
  • Assist in negotiations with sponsors on basic research budgets, and coordinate support to Principal Investigators to meet regulatory requirements with respect to submission. (20%)
  • Ensure contract execution, account setup and activation. (20%)
  • Provide post-award administration of grants and contracts, monitor ongoing financials and budgets for accuracy, and facilitates the administration of research projects in accordance with applicable regulations. (10%)
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties in this job classification. (5%)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of federal laws and regulations including MSU Federal/State Cost Policy
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver high quality support to the team in a timely manner
  • Established problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills to communicate effectively and credibly, both verbally and in writing with all audiences.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and SharePoint

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Business administration, Finance, or a research-related field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in research administration including the area of pre- or post-award processes, or related field such as regulatory administration; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This job requires completion of Essentials of Research Administration (MSU Certificate) or equivalent within one year of hire.

Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of federal laws and regulations including MSU Federal/State Cost Policy
  • Research administration experience (DOE/NSF)
  • Experience with ERP systems (like EBS and IFS)
  • Knowledge of University policies and practices
  • Technical aptitude to pick up new software with limited support and training
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Please provide cover letter, resume and three professional references

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The Bidding Eligibility ends on 07/19/2022 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Jul 13, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Aug 16, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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