Northeast Ohio Medical University — Grants Manager

The Grants Manager consults with department chairs, project principal investigators, and program directors within the Center for Integrated Primary and Mental Health Care (CIPMHC) and works collaboratively with university grants accounting. The Grants Manager is responsible for financial administration of grants which includes, but is not limited to budgeting, reporting, and management of time and effort associated with the grants assigned. The Grants Manager will provide operational support, collect and maintain data, and implement effective communication mechanisms to assist the project stakeholders to implement and evaluate the projects within the center and across partner sites. This is a temporary position subject to grant renewal and reports to the Executive Director of the CIPMHC.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pay Grade: 9
Salary Range starts at: $52,087
Location: Rootstown, OH

Benefits Offerings Include:

  • Hybrid Workplace
  • Competitive Health, Vision, Dental
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • State Retirement with 14% matching
  • Excellent Vacation and Sick Time
  • 12 Paid Holiday Days
  • Wellness Offerings
  • Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Life Insurance

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Principal Functional Responsibilities
Award Management: Prepares and compiles award documents, including the creation of updated budget templates for awards based on award agreements. Maintains and provides current award balances and assists when requested on projecting spending trends to ensure principal investigators (PIs) have necessary information to make informed spending decisions. Works with PIs, Grants Accounting, and applicable sponsoring agencies on re-budgeting awards. Manages meetings and trainings associated with awards and prepares the related minutes. Works with and assists sub-recipients in operational and reporting activities if needed. Aids faculty and staff in proposal preparation, including budgets.

Fund Management: Manages multiple grant budgets across departments within the CIPMHC. Provides business support to PIs and/or Faculty Leaders for all aspects of grant fund management. Monitors spending and tracks all grant expenses including, personnel expenses, P-card charges, invoices, contracts, and expense reports.

Administration & Recordkeeping: Manages all tracking and processing of labor distributions, time and effort reports, and resource allocations. Maintains files and databases based on Department standards, policies, and procedures. Completes continuing medical education paperwork.

Reporting: Establishes a reporting structure for grants assigned to the CIPHC. Prepares regular and special internal reports for grant project managers. Prepares and ensures timely submission of external reports for sponsored projects per required sponsor rules/regulations. Reviews sub-recipient reporting for accuracy.

Program Responsibilities: Develop agendas and education materials for the Fellowships. Organize and disseminates programmatic information. Identifies professional meetings requiring attendance by faculty, staff, and students.

Perform other duties as assigned

Required: Bachelor’s Degree.

Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies

  • High professional standards and integrity
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication
  • Ability to work under internal and external deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize assignments
  • Ability to function effectively within a team environment that promotes collaboration
  • Ability to work effectively with external constituents
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information

Core Competencies

Leadership: NEOMED creates positive change by educating and training Ohio’s next generation of health professionals, educators and researchers through experiential learning, high-impact research, strategic partnerships and innovation. By designing an environment where ideas and connections can flourish, NEOMED is transforming health care.

Exceptional Experience: By creating a welcoming, supportive and well-resourced environment, NEOMED sets the stage for meaningful interactions among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and community members. The University empowers every individual to participate fully in the campus experience and the community that NEOMED serves.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: NEOMED recognizes, appreciates and celebrates all of the ways-from backgrounds to viewpoints-that people are different. The University’s culture is grounded in respect and thrives on the uniqueness of each individual. NEOMED encourages everyone’s participation by fostering policies and practices that ensure fair and just access, treatment and opportunities for all.

People: Talent is NEOMED’s most valuable asset. The University invests in developing its faculty and staff to realize their fullest potential. As it works to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, NEOMED embraces opportunity and growth across all levels of the institution.


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