This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/jobs/***** The Grant Administrator II will be responsible for providing independent guidance and oversight to research faculty and staff in regard to pre and post-award administration, grant and contract policies and procedures, and compliance and regulatory issues. Anticipates and evaluates the needs of principal investigators in pre and post-award functions and daily processes. Develops solutions and recommendations to administrative situations, ensuring daily management of all administrative and financial functions.
The Grant Administrator II will support and participate in the development and maintenance of organization policies and procedures as they relate to grants and contracts, as well as analyze, organize and direct office operations and procedures such as record keeping, preparation of payroll, information management, filing systems, requisition of supplies and customer service.
The Grant Administrator II will consistently demonstrate support of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab statement of Vision, Mission and Core Values by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.
The Grant Administrator II will demonstrate Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and Core Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, and Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.
+ Manage pre-award activities including but not limited to the completion of funding agency proposal documents, creation of detailed budgets to ensure the feasibility of programs to be funded, working closely with the principal investigator to gather and maintain all additional materials to be submitted in the proposal packet.
+ Manage the day-to-day award, contract and subcontract financial oversight and management, budgeting, tracking of monthly grant and contract expenditures, cost control and analysis, forecasting, and compliance monitoring.
+ Maintain invoice, financial reporting and subcontract schedules as necessary. Monitor and amend subcontract and consulting agreements as required.
+ Compile and compose grant reports and presentations as appropriate, including annual progress report financials.
+ Generate, track, and monitor effort certifications in accordance with federal and institutional guidelines.
+ Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of invoicing and collection of subcontract payments.
+ Participate in the development, implementation and revision of grant program policies, procedures and regulations. Provide training and guidance in grant administration, finances, and compliance when required.
+ Review program expenses to ensure agency and institutional compliance during life of award and prior to cost center close-out and inactivation.
+ Analyze the flow of administrative and other assigned non-clinical work for the department and provide insight into efficiency improvements.
+ Perform all other duties that may be assigned in the best interest of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, including special projects.
+ Reports directly to the Manager, Grant Administration.
+ Normal office environment with little or no exposure to dust or extreme temperature.