Outgoing Subaward Administrator, Research Operations, Systems & Analytics

Recruiter
Boston University
Location
BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States
Posted
13 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
10 Aug 2017
Ref
8897/G1317
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Outgoing Subaward Administrator is the central point of contact and subject matter expert for all outgoing subawards and is responsible for subrecipient pre-qualification, monitoring, subaward issuance, fund reservation, and FFATA reporting.

This position regularly works with faculty, research administrators and central staff at other institutions to ensure timely and compliant processing of subcontracts.

The Subaward Administrator will bring a solid grounding in research administration principles to this role. Familiarity with a variety of prime sponsors, federal and non-federal, the Federal Demonstration
Partnership (FDP) templates and other subcontract formats, appropriate flow-down of award terms and conditions, including changes under the Uniform Guidance, and with federal contracts is important. This
position requires strong attention to detail and a strong customer service approach.

Required Skills

B.A./B.S and Three to five years of research administration and at least two years of financial support experience in a research environment required.

Must bring a solid grounding in research administration principles to this role. Familiarity with a variety of prime sponsors, federal and non-federal, the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) templates and other subcontract formats, appropriate flow-down of award terms and conditions, including changes under the Uniform Guidance, and with federal contracts is important.

Strong attention to detail and a strong customer service approach.

The Subaward administrator operates under general supervision, therefore excellent organizational and time management skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task, excellent verbal and written communication skills are paramount. Must also be a self-starter, diplomatic, pro-active, and able to adapt an advanced knowledge of skills, methods, practices, policies and/or procedures and a moderate degree of innovation, analysis and reasoning to complete work that is somewhat project oriented and involves some complex problems and/or decisions.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.