Sr. Research & Grants Manager (Remote/Hybrid opportunity)
Location: Stanford, California
Internal Number: 94897
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking a dynamic candidate to fill the role of Sr. Research and Grants Manager to work under minimal supervision on all financial aspects of the Principal Investigators assigned to the work unit they support. This includes a large volume and diverse set of federal and non-federal sponsored research projects, involving multiple sub-awards, principal investigators, and/or cross-school initiatives. The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine places high importance on advancing science and integrating our mission with those of clinical innovation and service, educational excellence, community engagement and commitment, and professionalism and leadership development. This approach allows us to change future understanding and practices in our fields of science, the health professions, and society at large. It is an approach that stretches the traditional boundaries of an academic department and acknowledges the interdependent nature of the five missions with which we are entrusted. For us, the vision affirms the diverse activities, past successes, and distinct career paths of our multidisciplinary faculty. It establishes a mindset that will help draw our people together to collaborate and combine efforts that are necessary in moving forward this full academic portfolio. Finally, it is a vision that provides an authentic rationale for growth in a number of critical areas arising in fields from basic science to public policy.
* Obtain cost sharing commitment and support. Serve as liaison and active partner between principal investigators, Office of Sponsored Research, research groups, and other departments; respond to sponsor inquiries; advise of new regulations. * Collaborate with Office of Sponsored Research to ensure awards are set up properly and cost-sharing requirements are fulfilled; initiate cost transfers. * Review and approve expenditures, advise on post award spending and commitment activity, and oversee compliance related to fund and revenue. * Develop and communicate reports supporting project status; create forecasting models, scenarios, and decision aides. * Manage contract closeout process and audit inquiries; submit final reports and certificates. * Interpret complex university and government policies (FAR, Cost Accounting Standards, Office of Management and Budget circulars, sponsored guidelines, etc.) for project and university personnel and help guide other staff in interpreting complex policies. * Identify and implement process improvements. Participate in and lead cross campus projects. Train and advise on issues requiring specific technical expertise. * Oversee and review work of other staff. May supervise, train and mentor other staff. * Serve as a resource on subject area to principal investigator staff.
Other duties may also be assigned
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: * MA/MS/MBA
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED ):
Bachelor's degree and five years of job related experience, or combination of education and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
* Expert knowledge and fluency of governmental regulations (e.g. FAR, A-21, A-110, A-133, CAS). * Knowledge and ability to understand, interpret, and communicate university policies and procedures. Excellent oral, written, and communication skills. * Excellent analytical skills; demonstrated proficiency in Excel and web-based tools. Strong accounting skills; knowledge of accounting principles. * Knowledge of procurement needs, including sole-sourcing, cost analyses, vendor requirements, and small business reporting
* Strong knowledge of property management requirements related to Stanford or non-Stanford title of equipment and fabrications. * Expert in project management, including managing international collaborations and complex multi-sub award contracts. * Knowledge of personnel management, including proposing effort for and training and hiring of students, post-doctorals, academic appointments, regular staff, bargaining unit staff, and consultants, along with the circumstances appropriate for each type of position. * Extreme attention to detail. * Ability to review a proposal or manage a project with understanding of the overall scope and goal of each sponsored project. * Excellent time management and organizational skills.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES: * Cardinal Curriculum I and II must be completed to remain in this position. * Certified Accountant or Auditor, MBA, project management certification, or similar credential desired.
* Frequently sit, grasp lightly, use fine manipulation and perform desk-based computer tasks, lift, carry, push and pull objects weighing up to ten pounds. * Occasionally stand, walk, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, write by hand and sort and file paperwork or parts. * Rarely lift, carry, push and pull objects weighing 11-20 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to per f or m the essential functions of his or her job.
Remote and/or hybrid working arrangement available.
** - COVID VACCINE COMPLIANCE: Stanford University requires all faculty, staff, postdocs, and students coming on-site to work at a Stanford location to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. If you are offered and accept a position with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, proof of vaccination documentation must be provided upon hire and all members of the department are expected to comply with all appropriate safety protocols.
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