Grants Coordinator- Clinical Pharmacy - 18000001S6

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Memphis, TN

ID: 7054691
Posted: December 6, 2018

Job Description


Under the direction of the Business Manager, the Grants Coordinator manages the administrative and financial operations for the day-to-day oversight for grants and contracts along with other financial functions for the department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science. This position performs duties to include but not limited to; working with faculty and staff on pre-award, post-award for grants and contracts through Research Administration and Sponsored Programs. Process sub-awards and other contracts.


Provides administrative support to Principal Investigators (faculty, postdocs, and students) in the development of grant and/or fellowship submissions including coordinating and gathering required documentation for submissions and entering proposal information in Cayuse.
Identifies appropriate resources to perform tasks or gather data. Assists faculty with biosketch and other support preparation according to sponsor guidelines.
Monitors and disseminates information concerning guidelines and regulations for grant applications including eligibility, use of human subjects, animals, and changes in forms.
Understands and communicates the style requirements, policies and guidelines of NIH, NSF and other agencies, as well as the Uniform Guidance.
Notifies the principal investigator if any revisions/corrections are required to the grant application as requested by Sponsored Programs. Assists with making necessary revisions/corrections if errors occurred during on-line submission of the application.
Prepares and completes necessary forms for subawards (subrecipient commitment forms, Scope of Work).
Assists with preparation and completion of the necessary forms for MTAs and CDAs routed in Cayuse.
Completes the contract request in the Contract Management System for NCJs as they relate to subawards and tracks the process until approved.
Verifies that PIs and/or lab staff completes effort certification on a monthly basis according to the University policy ensuring that effort is complete, accurate and allocable to the correct project(s).
Advises and provides training in the effort certification process as needed to ensure proper distribution of funds and effort.
Reviews monthly ledgers and expenditures.
Monitors sub awards and contracts payments; process grant request
Performs other duties as required.



EDUCATION: Bachelors’ degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)

EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of related accounting/administrative experience, preferably in an academic or health care setting; OR a combination of related college course work in an academic or business setting to equal nine (9) years. Candidate must have a customer-service focus. Must be solution and improvement driven with ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. Proficiency using the following software applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat. Excellent oral and written communication, project management, PC and Macintosh computer processing, multi-tasking. Ability to work independently of direct supervision with a high level of accuracy preferred.


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