Research Administrator

first_imgORP EligibleNo Recruitment TypeMulti Title Employee GroupUniversity Employee Posting will close on or before Organizational Overview DepartmentPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation Recruitment PoolAll Applicants Sensitive PositionNo University Code34125 Position Information CampusMCV Campus At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity,service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. Apremier, urban, public research university nationally recognized asone of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place towork. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supportedand your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leavepackage, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and anopportunity to do mission-driven work. Anticipated Hiring Rangeup to $55,000 Required Licenses/ Certifications FLSA IndicatorExempt Job CategoryAccounting/ Management/ Professional Optional & Required DocumentsRequired Documents Optional DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationResume Minimum Hiring Standards Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities • Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, management, or relatedfield.• Prior experience in research administration in the areas ofproposal development, financial management, effort reporting, andproject close-out, including a working knowledge of GenerallyAccepted Accounting Principles and OMB Uniform Guidance for FederalAwards.• Certification in Research Administrations such as a CRAdesignation.• Prior experience in administrative and financial management in anacademic setting (to include a working knowledge ofstate/university purchasing, travel, personnel administrationpolicies, and procedures).• General understanding of IRB and IACUC policies pertaining toregulatory requirements in animal and human research. Scope of SearchLocal Position TypeStaff Job Open Date01/25/2021center_img Posting Specific QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). As a member of the Department of Physical Medicine andRehabilitation (PM&R) fiscal team, the Research Administratorwill be responsible for providing direct pre- and post-awardmanagement to support PM&R and Center for RehabilitationSciences and Engineering ( CERSE ). The Research Administrator willassist in the development and submission of proposals and in thecompliant financial and administrative management of sponsoredawards. This position provides an opportunity to work in afast-paced environment with potential for career growth in thefield of Research Administration for those presenting a willingnessto learn and the ability to work collaboratively with a diversegroup of faculty and staff. For more information on ORP, visit:Retirement Plans University TitleAssociate Research Administrator 2 * Describe your customer service experience.(Open Ended Question)* Describe your experience in managing multiple priorities anddeadlines.(Open Ended Question)* Please describe your experience utilizing Microsoft Excel toanalyze financial data.(Open Ended Question) Candidates must possess skills or the ability to acquire new skillsin the following areas: analyze financial transactions for trendsand variances; create reports, tracking tools, and professionaldocuments; budget development; expense forecasting; financialreconciliation; ability to interpret and apply complex governmentregulations and contractual terms; pro-actively ask questions andseek guidance when needed.• Must have excellent customer service skills, written and verbalcommunication skills, and the ability to work as part of ateam.• Strong problem solving and time management skills are essential,including the ability to adapt to frequent changes in workassignments, as well as to prioritize and manage competingpriorities and deadlines.• Must be precise, thorough, and reliable and perform dailyactivities with minimal supervision.• Must be proficient in the use of computers with an ability tolearn new systems and software applications with ease.• Proficiency in the use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, andAdobe.• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a diverseenvironment. Position Number585710 University Job FamilyResearch – Support Normal Work Days/HoursM-F 8-5 Working TitleResearch Administrator Hours/Week40 Open Until FilledYes Application Process/Additional Information Is this a restricted position?Yes Is this position eligible to participate in alternative workarrangements?Yes Quick Link The Department of PM&R will be hiring two positions from thisposting.************************************************VCU strives to ensure a climate of mutual respect and trust whereindividuals of differing cultural backgrounds, identities,abilities, and life experiences are embraced, engaged, andempowered to drive excellence and achieve success. Every member ofthe university community has a stake in and responsibility forVCU’s continual achievement of inclusive excellence. Every memberof the university community should know VCU is a place where theycan come and achieve their goals, and that VCU is invested in theirsuccess, health, and well-being. During the interview process,please be prepared to discuss your understanding of diversity andhow you promote equity and inclusion in the workforce. Preferred Hiring Standards Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Job StatusFull-Time Resource CriticalYeslast_img