Pre-award activities include compiling and submitting clinical research proposals on behalf of faculty, ensuring agency/foundation rules are followed in the preparation of grants; troubleshooting issues with grant filings and determining modifications; and overseeing budget development. This position will also negotiate clinical trial budgets.
Post-award activities include detailed reconciliation of assigned project budgets, preparing adjustments and corrections to project budgets in order to meet project goals and sponsor requirements, oversight of project spending, personnel effort management, and creating faculty budget reports.
This position requires a background in finance with an ability to manage competing priorities and projects. Selected candidate must be organized, detail-oriented, able to meet and prioritize multiple deadlines, have strong analytical skills and be able to work independently with limited guidance.
The candidate should also possess superior written and oral communication and strong interpersonal skills as significant and frequent interface with internal and external stakeholders, including University research office personnel, clinical faculty and staff, faculty investigators, and sponsor representatives, is a large component of the position. Recent administrative management (personnel, budgeting, clinical research) and/or experience in a large, diverse clinical-academic setting is preferred. Advanced Excel skills are essential.
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline (or equivalent combination of education, training and experience).
If a Bachelor’s degree: One (1) year of experience in personnel, budgeting, research, or administrative management.
If an Associate’s degree: Five (5) years of experience in personnel, budgeting, research, or administrative management.
If a High School diploma or GED: Nine (9) years of experience in personnel, budgeting, research, or administrative management.
United States-North Carolina-Chapel Hill
P-3100-SOM PED ADMIN