Full Job Description
The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
The primary purpose of the Grant Program Manager position is to provide administrative oversight and research administration support for TMP's basic science faculty members. This position supports multiple complex grant activities for the department and impacts the capability of the TMP PIs to reach their scientific and administrative goals.
Courtesy: Is respectful and courteous to each other at all times.
Friendliness/Teamwork: Promotes and rewards teamwork and inclusiveness; is sensitive to the concerns of our patients and our co-workers.
Reliability: Communicates frequently, honestly and openly.
Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for practicing our values.
Safety: Models safe behavior (wears badge and personal protective equipment, washes hands, and keeps work area clean and orderly); Notices a safety concern or emergency, understands role and uses proper procedures to report it; Mitigates risk to the institution through sound business practices; Demonstrates ethical and personal responsibility in work and behavior
Responsiveness: By his/her actions, creates an environment of trust; Encourages learning, creativity and new ideas.
Personal Leadership/Self-Initiative: Helps others to identify and solve problems; Seeks personal growth and enables others to do so.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Manages grant administration for the research faculty of the Department of Translational Molecular Pathology.
Submits proposals for high volume research department to include, collection of required documents, budget development and justification, COIs, PI guidance from start to finish of application and adherence to all sponsor and institutional guidelines.
Develops and reviews all grants for accuracy and compliance in department before submission to OSP.
Communicates with the Office of Grants and Contracts, Office of Research Administration and NIH regarding grant preparation/submission, including sub-contracts, core grants, etc.
Completes JIT, progress reports and other ad hoc sponsor requests.
Communicates with personnel at other institutions (sub contracts) regarding deadlines, budgets and other requirements for division collaborative grants.
Post Award Administration
Reviews grant and contract awards for restrictions and special conditions and relays this to the award recipient.
Evaluates the Principal Investigator's research plan, purchases and personnel to determine if compliance has been met, budget is spent according to proposed budget and milestones are submitted and or met.
Meets with faculty routinely to determine their research needs for both grant support and general funding.
mental, financial, lab, upper leadership and external groups and sponsors) to ensure the successful execution of the award.
Works with Grants and Contracts Accounting and NIH in assisting in the transfer of existing grants from the former institution
Works closely with the divisional senior management analyst regarding research related fiscal matters.
Manages Grant Program Coordinators to include workload, work review, training and professional guidance.
Manages effort reporting for the department.
Meet quarterly with Principal Investigators to proactively review grant funding status, research personnel support and deadlines and to ensure compliance with prior approval requirements of each funding agency.
Analytical Thinking - Gather relevant information systematically; break down problems into simple components; make sound decisions.
Business Acumen - Understand the impact of the job within the institution; have and use cross-functional knowledge to understand interdepartmental connections.
Team with Others - Initiate, develop, and manage relationships and networks; encourage collaboration and input from all team members; value the contributions of all team members; balance individual and team goals.
Technical/Functional Expertise - Demonstrate technical proficiency required to do the job; possess up-to-date knowledge in the profession; provide technical expertise to others.
Provide service to our stakeholders, including patients, caregivers, colleagues and each other, in a safe, courteous, accountable, efficient and innovative manner to include:
Promoting inclusiveness and collegiality that demonstrates respect and professionalism to our stakeholders at all times
Modeling safe, ethical behavior that mitigates risk to the institution through sound business practices, and adherence to MD Anderson's Standards of Conduct, institutional policies and procedures.
Responding to requests in a timely manner while proactively communicating expectations for procedures, service arrival, or project deliverables to stakeholders
Using the steps to HEAL (Hear, Empathize, Address and Learn) the relationship when service recovery is needed.
Bachelor's degree.Two years of grant management experience such as grant writing, grant submission and financial administration and one year of lead or supervisory experience. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one year basis. Successful completion of the LEADing Self Accelerate program may substitute for one year of required supervisory or management experience. It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 136045
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Soft
Pivotal Position: Yes
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 60,400
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 75,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 90,600
Science Jobs: No