Grants Administrator

2017-8193
2 weeks ago
Department
Physics
Category
Grants and Contracts
Full-Time / Part-Time
Full-Time

Overview

The Department of Physics seeks a Grants Administrator.  The Grants Administrator handles pre-award (proposal submission) and post-award management of sponsored research projects for 9 PIs (as well as their groups which include researchers, technicians, post docs, graduate students and undergraduate students).  The Grants Administrator reports to the Grants Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Pre-award (proposal submission) and post-award management of sponsored research projects for 9 PIs (as well as their groups which include researchers, technicians, post docs, graduate students and undergraduate students).  This also includes monitoring the PIs startup and rebate programs.
  • Approve Concur travel expense reports for faculty, researchers and graduate students.
  • Process and approve journals.
  • Approve NPOs (non-PO payments).
  • Other duties as assigned by the Grants Manager and/or the Manager of Grants and Financial Operations.

Qualifications

Essential qualifications

 

• Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 4-6 years of grant experience a must.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel and Word. Excellent computational skills.
• Knowledge of Princeton's business applications (PRIME, Coeus and Concur), policies and procedures.
• Familiarity with principles of accounting, federal Uniform Guidance and related sponsored research statutes.
• Must understand and be able to implement the policies of a large number of funding agencies (NSF, DOE, NASA, DARPA, ONR and NIH).

• We are looking for someone who is a very detailed-oriented person who has excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral as well as written.
• Ability to work independently; possess strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks under pressure.
• Ability to understand and support organizational goals, apply knowledge to achieve department goals.

 

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Salary Grade

ADM, 030

Standard Weekly Hours

36.25

Eligible for Overtime

No

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

No

Physical Capacity Exam Required

No

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