Applications are invited for a Research Administrator 3 (Finance Manager) position in the Center for Dissemination and Implementation (CDI). CDI consists of three national centers and numerous addiction and mental health services implementation research and practice projects at health system, state, county and community levels. CDI's mission is to advance the science of implementation and improve equitable access to the best treatments available for the people who need them the most. This position is an excellent opportunity to join a friendly and productive team, and contribute to the greater good of public health. The Research Administrator 3 will manage the proposal preparation and/or post award activities for a large volume and diverse set of complex, federal and non-federal sponsored research projects, involving multiple sub-awards, principal investigators, and/or cross-school initiatives.
* Prepare complex proposals within parameters of sponsored and non-sponsored research guidelines. Oversee and communicate submission process, both paper and electronic; resolve issues relating to proposal preparation and submittal process.
* Develop, prepare, revise, and finalize project budgets, and provide budget justification; 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.
* Experience with grant and contract proposal preparation and submission processes and procedures.
* Knowledge and experience with Stanford's School of Medicine Research Management Group.
* Working knowledge of NIH and other federal agencies, foundation regulations and proposal requirements.
* Excellent interpersonal/communication skills
* Demonstrated ability to be organized and flexible in an environment, which requires continuous monitoring of priorities.
* Highly goal oriented, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in coordination with various teams.
* Willingness to take on new challenges and openness to change.
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 perform the essential functions of his or her job.
This role is open to candidates anywhere in the United States. Stanford University has five Regional Pay Structures. The compensation for this position will be based on the location of the successful candidate.
The expected pay range for this position is $77,000 to $119,000 per annum. Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.
* Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
* Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
* Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
* * - Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.