Grants Subaward Administrator 2

Massachusetts, United States
23 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
23 Feb 2021
Contract Type
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.

GRANTS SUBAWARD ADMINISTRATOR, Research Administration Services (RAS), to perform subaward administration under federal financial assistance (i.e., grants or cooperative agreements) and handle other sponsored awards on a cost reimbursement, fixed-price, time and materials, and labor hour basis involving research and education.  Responsibilities will include initiating subawards; establishing a risk designation for new organizations and conducting annual organizational reviews; determining appropriateness of subawards; interpreting and understanding prime award terms and conditions and negotiating and drafting subaward agreements; learning and maintaining awareness of relevant MIT/local/state/federal regulations relative to funding sources; establishing common understanding with stakeholders on subaward terms and conditions; monitoring subaward performance and modifying agreements; entering documents into Kuali Coeus database; closing out subawards; providing reports; collaborating on updating policies/procedures and improving efficiency; conducting cost reasonableness studies and developing small business plans; providing guidance to RAS colleagues, department representatives, and others; and performing other duties as necessary.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  bachelor degree in a relevant field; at least three years’ relevant professional experience, e.g., paralegal, contract administration, etc.; excellent organizational, oral and written communication, reading comprehension, and analytical skills; attention to detail; proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), including intermediate-level spreadsheet capabilities; knowledge and understanding of how to find applicable legal and regulatory frameworks; and knowledge of and experience with grants and contract administration.  Must be able to solve problems, draft written agreements, review and understand basic financial documents and contract terms/conditions, manage multiple concurrent tasks/projects/deliverables in a fast-paced environment, and collaborate with a range of stakeholders. 

PREFERRED research administration experience; knowledge of MIT systems such as Kuali Coues and SAP; and paralegal or other legal/business administration/accounting experience. Job #19004-8

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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