Brown University — Grants and Financial Coordinator / Specialist

Job Description:

The Department of BioMed Research Administration is seeking a Grants and Financial Coordinator or Grants and Financial Specialist. Applicant qualifications will determine the grade to be filled.

Grant & Financial Coordinator (Grade 8):
BioMed’s Grants Shared Services Office supports faculty in applying for sponsored programs and successfully executing sponsored awards. The Grants and Financial Coordinator provides comprehensive high-level grant and financial support for the Division of Biology and Medicine and provides guidance to Research Administration staff regarding allowability, and allocability of charges. This position will prepare grant applications and manage awards from a variety of federal and non-federal sponsors. The incumbent has a broad scope of responsibilities and knowledge of research administration, including financial matters. The Grants and Financial Coordinator will prepare and review grant proposals for all department submissions using COEUS grant management tool and sponsor submission tools. In addition, this position will coordinate sponsored research funding and contracts by reviewing and processing awards, interpreting and ensuring compliance with award terms and conditions, providing guidance regarding sponsored project issues, budget management, expenditure review, financial reporting, and participation in training.

Qualifications:
Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education/experience. A degree in Accounting, Finance, Public Health, Biology, Health Science, Science, Engineering or Math field is preferred.
  • Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive campus community.

Job Competencies

  • Proven record of delivering proactive service to multiple stakeholders and faculty.
  • Experience using COEUS preferred.
  • Must be able to manage multiple and shifting priorities and interact with a diverse constituency.
  • Demonstrated experience intermediate-to- advanced knowledge of Excel.
  • Willingness to learn other systems and processes is essential.
  • Ability to be flexible with schedule in order to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and organizational capabilities.
  • Strong financial skills.
  • Must be self-directed, possess ability to use high degree of judgment, work independently with minimum supervision in a fast-paced deadline driven environment.
  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask essential.
  • Must be a team player with a strong service-oriented attitude.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to work effectively in a deadline- driven environment required.

Grants & Financial Specialist (Grade 9):
BioMed’s Grants Shared Services Office supports faculty in applying for sponsored programs and successfully executing sponsored awards. The Grants and Financial Specialist provides comprehensive high-level grant and financial support for the Division of Biology and Medicine and provides guidance to Research Administration staff regarding allowability, and allocability of charges. This position will prepare grant applications and manage awards from a variety of federal and non-federal sponsors. The incumbent has a broad scope of responsibilities and knowledge of research administration, including financial matters. The Grants and Financial Specialist will prepare and review grant proposals for all department submissions using COEUS grant management tool and sponsor submission tools. In addition, this position will coordinate sponsored research funding and contracts by reviewing and processing awards, interpreting and ensuring compliance with award terms and conditions, providing guidance regarding sponsored project issues, budget management, expenditure review, financial reporting, and participation in training. Assist with training and delegation of tasks to Grant Coordinators.

Qualifications:
Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with two (2) to four (4) years of experience in research administration or accounting/financial/budgeting experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A degree in Accounting, Finance, Public Health, Science, Engineering or Math field is preferred.
  • Experience with proposal preparation with federal and non-federal grants and using the Coeus grants management (or similar) system.
  • Familiarity with eRA Commons, NSF Fastlane, Research.gov and/or Grants.gov preferred
  • Higher-Education or non-profit work experience preferred.

Job Competencies

  • Proven record of delivering proactive service to multiple stakeholders and faculty.
  • Experience using COEUS preferred.
  • Must be able to manage multiple and shifting priorities and interact with a diverse constituency.
  • Demonstrated experience intermediate-to- advanced knowledge of Excel.
  • Willingness to learn other systems and processes is essential.
  • Ability to be flexible with schedule in order to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and organizational capabilities.
  • Strong financial skills.
  • Must be self-directed, possess ability to use high degree of judgment, work independently with minimum supervision in a fast-paced deadline driven environment.
  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask essential.
  • Must be a team player with a strong service-oriented attitude.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to work effectively in a deadline- driven environment required.
  • Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive campus community.

Education and Criminal Background Check Required.

Recruiting Start Date:
2022-11-30-08:00

Job Posting Title:
Grants and Financial Coordinator/Specialist

Department:
BioMed Research Administration

Grade:
Grade 8

Worker Type:
Employee

Worker Sub-Type:
Regular

Time Type:
Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
37.5

Position Classification:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

Still Have Questions?
If you have any questions you may contact employment@brown.edu.

EEO Statement:
Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

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