Research Grant Coordinator, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University at Buffalo (SUNY)
Location: Buffalo, New York
Internal Number: 45068
Position Title: Research Grant Coordinator, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Posting Number: R230217
Employer: Research Foundation
Salary Range: $45,000 - $64,000
Exciting opportunity for a Research Grant Coordinator in the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPPS). This position will be a key part of the infrastructure for external grants and other sponsored research activities in the SPPS. The Research Grant Coordinator will work as a member of the Research Administration Team in SPPS and will serve as liaison between the SPPS faculty, Sponsored Projects Services (SPS), internal and external stakeholders. The Research Coordinator will be an active member of research teams and will provide administrative support to pre and post award activities of the school's faculty. This position is entry level and affords exposure to a broad range of research administration activities providing excellent opportunity for career growth.
Highlights of position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Provide pre award support to SPPS faculty and staff with grant and/or subcontract proposals, which may include:
Provide direct project management for faculty research grant submissions, acting as a liaison between faculty, SPPS Research Administration Team, Sponsored Projects Services, and other universities and organizations
Assist with the development of budgets and budget justifications which include reviewing the budget for inconsistencies, ensuring accuracy with budgets, obtaining SPS review and approval.
Assist in the development of non-technical documents including review, editing, and completion of various federal and non-federal packages.
Assist principal investigators with CLICK and Grants.gov application submissions.
Provide post award support to SPPS faculty and staff with grants and/or subcontracts, including detailed reconciliation of assigned project budget:
Perform principal investigators (PI) account reconciliations and assist in the management of budget, forecasting, personnel allocation, and carryover determination in coordination with SPS and sponsor guidelines.
Monitor end dates for grants and track PI effort.
Coordinate with principal investigators to ensure compliance with grant guidelines and effect changes as required.
Monitor budget, reporting and compliance timelines through the lifecycle of the grant or contract.
Outstanding Benefits Package
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Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field and up to 2 years related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for the degree.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills, including verbal and written, with an ability to communicate and operate effectively in diverse community of students and faculty.
Ability to prioritize and balance multiple grant/contract submissions and other responsibilities to ensure deadlines and timeframes are met.
Demonstrate critical thinking skills, organizational skills, attention to detail, flexibility, strong work ethic, an ability to work independently and exercise good judgement, and follow through.
Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
Experience in a higher education and research settings, working with faculty, staff, and students
Experience in post award management of federal and investigator-initiated research grants
Experience with University at Buffalo policies and procedures.
Experience with University at Buffalo systems (CLICK, ShopBlue E-Req, E-PTF)
Certified in CITI training that includes, Good Clinical Practice, Biomedical Research, HIPAA, IRB, and IACUC
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowl¬edge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society.
UB is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.