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Research Administrator 2

Company: Stanford University
Location: Daly City
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

, in the School of Medicine, is home to world-class scientists and trainees developing cutting-edge ways to acquire, represent, process and manage knowledge and data related to health, health care, and the biomedical sciences. We are seeking an experienced Research Administrator 2 to work under minimal supervision to manage the proposal preparation and/or post award activities on grants, contracts, program projects, and federal grants, both routine and complex. The successful candidate is an integral team member and will provide support to the division chief and other faculty and research staff in a highly dynamic environment.Duties include:

Participate with principal investigator in the preparation of the administrative components of proposals within parameters of sponsored and nonsponsored research guidelines. Oversee and communicate submission process, both paper and electronic; review documents for completeness and compliance.Develop, prepare, and finalize project budgets, and provide budget justification.Serve as liaison and active partner between principal investigators, Office of Sponsored Research, research groups, and other departments; respond to sponsor inquiries.Collaborate with Office of Sponsored Research to ensure awards are set up properly and costsharing requirements are fulfilled; initiate cost transfers.Review and approve expenditures, advise on post award spending and commitment activity, and oversee compliance related to fund and revenue.Develop and communicate reports supporting project status; create effective forecasting and decision aides.Participate in contract closeout process; submit final reports and certificates. Compile information and documents needed for audit inquiries.Understand, apply, and advise on university and government policies for projects.Serve as a resource on subject area and overall technical resource to principal investigator and other university staff.The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
University experience preferred. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and three years of job related experience, or combination of education and relevant experience. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Basic knowledge of governmental regulations.Ability to understand, interpret, and communicate policies and procedures.Excellent oral, written, and communication skills.Excellent analytical skills; demonstrated proficiency in Excel and web-based tools.Strong accounting skills; knowledge of accounting principles.Ability to complete Cardinal Curriculum I and II within first year in role.Knowledge of procurement needs, including solesourcing, cost analyses, vendor requirements, and small business reporting.Knowledge of property management requirements related to Stanford or non-Stanford title of equipment and fabrications.Competency in project management.Extreme attention to detail.Ability to work well independently, but also to seek or offer assistance when needed.Ability to review a proposal or manage a project with understanding of the overall scope and goal of each sponsored project.Excellent time management and organizational skills. CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
Cardinal Curriculum I and II must be completed to remain in this position.Certified Accountant or Auditor or similar credential desired. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Frequently sit, grasp lightly, use fine manipulation and perform desk-based computer tasks, lift, carry, push and pull objects weighing up to ten pounds.Occasionally stand, walk, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, write by hand and sort and file paperwork or parts.Rarely lift, carry, push and pull objects weighing 11-20 pounds.Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. WORKING STANDARDS:
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, This remote role is open to candidates anywhere in the United States. Stanford University has five . The compensation for this position will be based on the location of the successful candidate.The expected pay range for this position is $66,000 to $99,000 per annum. Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs. Why Stanford is for You
Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and empower you with:
Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums. Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more.Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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