Senior Contractor Administator

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
25 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Jan 2021
Ref
18146
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

SENIOR GRANTS ADMINISTRATOROffice of Sponsored Programs (OSP), to manage an assigned sponsored projects portfolio, focusing on final proposal review and submission, award acceptance, and post-award modifications. Will work on a variety of grants/contracts from NIH, NSF, DOD, NASA, and other sponsors; interpret and ensure compliance with regulations/guidelines; act as back up lead liaison with one or more government agency; support, guide, and mentor assistant contract administrators (ACAs) and assist them with resolving departmental research administration issues/problems; support MIT administrators with interpreting sponsor application requirements and utilizing sponsor systems; provide staff training; interpret and communicate requirements on cost sharing, matching, and institutional contributions prior to budget development; follow up with principal investigators on requirements or IRB, export controls, and other non-financial compliance areas; ensure proposal submissions and award receipts are recorded in Kuali Coeus; maintain updates and communications related to current grants/contracts; terminate and close out awards; monitor preparation of reports; obtain instructions and disposition of overruns, etc.; keep abreast of changes in sponsor requirements/legislation; and perform other duties as assigned. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED bachelor’s degree; seven years’ research administration and relevant financial management experience, preferably in an academic/medical environment; excellent interpersonal, customer service, and written and verbal communication skills; experience delegating to and training junior staff; ability to interact effectively with DLCs/government agencies/contractors; experience interpreting and communicating guidelines/rules; meticulous attention to detail; flexibility; ability to meet concurrent deadlines and to work independently and as part of a team; thorough knowledge of federal guidelines and procedures (preferably NIH, NSF, DOD, and NASA); and proficiency with MS Office (including strong Excel skills), databases, and other systems.  Kuali Coeus experience a plus.  Job #18146-9

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply

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