Description University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus Department of Medicine Grants Program Manager Position # 00729562 u2013 Requisition 13770 * Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at ***** The Department of Medicine has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Grants Program Manager position. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denveru2014one of Americau2019s most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patientu2019s bedside.u00a0**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.u00a0 Nature of Work **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***., Department of Medicine Research Services Program Manager provides research grant and sponsored project expertise and oversight for the Chair of the Department of Medicine and his research group. Under the direction and guidance of the Chair of the Department of Medicine, this position will work with the Office of the Grants and Contracts (OGC), appropriate individuals within **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. system, clinical affiliates, and external funding agencies. This position is responsible for ensuring optimal management of the Chair and his research groupu2019s research portfolio and will assist in identifying opportunities and initiatives to help grow the research portfolio.u00a0The Research Services Program Manager has primary responsibilities to assist the Chair and faculty in the Chairu2019s research group, with the coordination/administration of their research grants, contracts, as well as all applicable finance and procurement policies. This position is primarily responsible for managing all sponsored project activity, both pre and post award, for the Chair and the research faculty in the Chairu2019s lab. These activities include but are not limited to reviewing and interpreting program announcements; establishing internal submission timelines; proposal development, management and submission; budget development; proposal routing and submission; financial and progress report facilitation including: routing non-competing applications, ensuring grant expenses are incurred according to the budget, fiscal oversight within University and OMB guidelines; close-out management including: project clean-up and financial reconciliation and ensuring all reporting requirements are met. Jobs in this career family provide direct professional support of research activities. Functions include contracts and grants solicitation and administration, grant/agreement preparation, review and negotiation, regulatory compliance, sponsor communication and post and pre award management, human subject compliance, research animal management, research laboratory coordination and instruction, environmental health and safety, radiation control, hazardous materials use, disposal and training.Program Managers are responsible for the day-to-day operation of a program, function or work unit, including the Development and implementation of processes consistent with college, school or departmental strategies and processes. These positions typically do not supervise others. Examples of Work Performed Create budgets; write budget justifications and supporting documentation for grant applications; and route proposals and contract agreements through OGC. Reviews and interprets the sponsor's submission requirements with faculty to ensure compliance with appropriate Federal, State, Board of Regents, OGC and university policies and regulations. Advises faculty on PreAward submission process and manages completion of electronic applications including PDF conversions, biosketches, enrollment tables, human subjects, and resource information. Coordinate with the PIs to obtain all appropriate approvals, e.g., all signatures required on the Approval of Application for Grant or Contract (Routing Form). Include in routing materials any additional forms and any special approvals for human subjects, lab animals, hazardous materials, biosafety agents, or cost share (refer to Fiscal Policy 4-05. Application/Proposal Approval Process on Sponsored Projects). At the time of submission, the proposal should be complete administratively and scientifically for the final review and signature. Communicate with OGC regarding deadlines which impact submission of materials requested by sponsoring agency. Review and interpret sponsor's submission requirements with faculty to ensure compliance with appropriate Federal, State, Board of Regents, OGC and university policies and regulations. Upon issuance of awards, works closely with OGC finance team to establish fund accounts, and the disbursement of subcontracts. Draft subcontract agreements, review and edit language in accordance to OGC guidelines; and negotiate budgets with subcontractors. Ensure all proposed sub-awards, subcontracts and other forms of sub-agreements for assigned applications are properly documented through authorized parties. Provide guidance in the negotiation of grants, sub-awards and contracts; administer subsequent awards, and amendments. Identify, manage and evaluate activities related to the grant and contract production for the Chair. Ensure an accurate, current, useful database incorporating all extramural research activities of faculty. Collaborate with OGC Accounting, subcontractors, and external agencies, regarding payment of invoices, requesting no-cost extensions, establishing subcontracts, and assisting with progress reports.u00a0 Works closely with PI, OGC and TTO (as needed) for all Material transfer agreements, and research contracts with industry sponsors. Works with Principal Investigators to ensure timely submission of progress reports adhering to sponsor guidelines. Submit, monitor and review internal finance reconciliations utilizing finance systems and databases (e.g. effort reporting, award closeouts, etc.) Ensure NIH information forms are up-to-date: e.g., other support pages, biosketches, and lab resources. Develop a central online repository for biosketches. Perform routine audits of payroll as well as other laboratory expense transactions for research faculty, fellows and staff to ensure expenses are properly calculated and encumbered on their appropriate accounts. Ensure all faculty and staff funding distributions are properly allocated to appropriate grants and contracts.u00a0 Monitor and ensure departmental compliance with Federal regulations and the new Uniform Guidance (replacing Au00ad21, Au00ad110, and Au00ad133 OMB circulars) for administrative, accounting, and audit requirements. This includes providing guidance to faculty, and staff on research related organizational policies and procedures, including effort reporting. Track and prepare annual report of faculty salary coverage, including any pending grant awards. Prepare analysis and documentation as needed for interim support, or bridge funding. Maintain electronic file repository of Departmental grant/award information, and research protocols. Procurement of research-related supplies/equipment or services. Act as central liaison between the Department and internal and external stakeholders for research-related issues. Financial data capture, analysis, interpretation and resolution suggestions. On behalf of faculty researchers, serve as liaison to outside funding agencies. Understand the unique processes involved in the overall research effort and possess the ability to comprehend the needs of the individual researchers. Perform work and special projects as outlined and directed by the Chair of the Department of Medicine. Monitor expenditures for Departmental funded research awards, ensure proper accounts are created to track awards, ensure they are not overspent, and that they are properly funded. Maintain/update the internal tracking process/reports related to these awards. Other duties as assigned. This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority. Salary and Benefits The hiring salary for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at ****(FOR BENEFITS ELIGIBLE POSITIONS ONLY)**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.u00a0**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications A bacheloru2019s degree in Research or Clinical Research Management, Accounting, Finance or Business, or a directly related field from an accredited institution. Minimum two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in coordination, development, and administration of extensive NIH grants and contracts.u00a0 Preferred Qualifications Four (4) years of experience in coordination, development, and administration of extensive NIH grants and contracts such as large multi-investigator NIH program/project grant proposals. Certifications in Clinical Research (CCRP) or Clinical Research Administration (CRA) Experience working in **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. system or higher education environment. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Proficiency with various computer systems and software programs, including MS Office (Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) Flexibility, e.g., ability to work with shifting priorities and deadline pressure; ability to work independently and as a team member with diverse faculty, and staff.u00a0 Demonstrated progressively responsible management experience in strategic planning, policy development, research administration, forecasting, and financial management and budgeting. Expert knowledge of the regulatory issues associated with the construction and submission of federal and private foundation grants (e.g. HIPAA and human subjects' protection, OGC, and university policies and procedures). Ability to interact constructively with management, academic and other professionals with varied interests and perspectives who are involved in research project planning. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in concert with responsibilities to review and edit grant submissions, and write reports summarizing activities.u00a0 Knowledge of the research grant application and funded-grant processes, which includes knowledge of mechanisms and requirements of various research grant application processes. Ability to work with a variety of both internal and external constituents. Ability to multi-task and remain detail-oriented. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills to achieve division sponsored project objectives. Previous knowledge of and experience with project and budget management. Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.u00a0 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution. Outstanding customer service skills. Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.