The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Grants Program Manager.
Applications will be accepted until 9/19/2019.
Notre Dame Research Administration is an integral part of the mission held by Notre Dame Research (NDR). Along with the entire University, we are here to heal, unify and enlighten a world deeply in need. In order to do this, we commit to hiring individuals who find meaning in the business of research, and joy in meeting the needs expressed by our faculty customers. If you are drawn to providing exceptional customer service, building enjoyable relationships and competently executing the administrative aspects of research, please tell us about your ideas for making a difference at Notre Dame in the role of Grants Program Manager. The Grants Program Manager (GPM) is responsible for various aspects of post award grants and sponsored projects administration. The GPM works cooperatively and collaboratively with other units in Notre Dame Research to provide seamless support to researchers for all research-related needs including budgeting of sponsored award and communication of all grant terms and conditions to the researcher. GPMs provide support during the research program by providing financial management reports and account projections, for revisions to budget, extensions, changes of scope or objective, interfacing with the researcher, sponsoring agency and other University offices.
The GPM provides support to researchers, departmental and center/institute administrators, and central office functions regarding allowability, allocability, and transactional processing on research-related programmatic needs. The support includes providing guidance on policy in addition to completing appropriate documents, initiating transactions, and shepherding operational needs through administrative processes. The GPM provides assistance to researchers in coordinating activities of the research program.
The ability to work both independently and within a team, along with a strong connection to the work, are critical for success in the GPM role. NDR further supports building your professional capabilities through internal and external training, as well as participation in professional organizations. For the eight consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received distinction as one of the top higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual Great Colleges to Work For surveyand we are proud of it!
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree and three years of grant or research administration experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Ability to analyze and interpret federal and non-federal regulations; ability to use and assist others with using multiple internal and external systems used in research administration; excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to interface effectively with multiple faculty and staff on issues within the area of sponsored research in a cooperative, responsible manner; organizational, time management, and prioritization skills; project management skills; the ability to work under the pressure of internal and external deadlines in a calm, efficient and confident manner; ability to work independently and with a variety of individuals.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience administering National Institute of Health (NIH) grants.
ABOUT NOTRE DAME: The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual 'Great Colleges to Work For' survey...and we are proud of it!
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.Equal Opportunity Employment StatementThe University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S19153. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.
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