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Grants Manager

Job Description

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department SOP-Research-450154
Career Area Research Professionals
Posting Open Date 05/24/2023
Application Deadline 06/07/2023
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Working Title Grants Manager
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Position Number 20056240
Vacancy ID NF0007010
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $57,960 - $70,840
Proposed Start Date 06/26/2023

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy (www.pharmacy.unc.edu) is one of five health science schools (Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, Public Health, Medicine) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is one of the oldest health science academic programs at Chapel Hill. The School teaches approximately 600 PharmD students and 145 graduate students. The School has built a reputation for its continued pursuit of excellence, rigorous education and training programs, cutting-edge multidisciplinary research, progressive pharmacy practices, efficient business operations, and its outstanding faculty, staff, and students. The School was named the number one School of Pharmacy in the U.S. by the U.S. News and World Report. The School has experienced unprecedented growth and success and continues to strategically position itself for sustained impact, as articulated in the School’s Strategic Plan (https://pharmacy.unc.edu/about/oe/strategic-plan/).
Our Vision is to be the global leader in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. Our Mission is to prepare leaders and innovators to solve the world’s most pressing health care challenges. We are Advancing Medicine for Life through innovation and collaboration in pharmacy practice, education, research, and public service.
Position Summary
This Grants Manager role provides pre-award and post-award administrative support for all contracts and grants activity associated with research in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. The Grants manager serves to support faculty applications to granting agencies. The position also provides award support with regard to initial project set up, preparing progress reports, extension requests, and responding to requests from the sponsor or OSR. This position provides pre-award and post-award administrative support for all contracts and grants activity associated with research in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Work performed by the Grants Manager requires an understanding of the types of proposals and grant mechanisms used by funding agencies, the processes for application submission, as well as the terms and conditions of each request for proposal. This knowledge is necessary in order to communicate rules, regulations, and procedures, to faculty members, staff, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows; as well as to provide support in contracts and grants administration for the School of Pharmacy. The Grants Manager will assist faculty with developing research proposals and follow School and University policies pertaining to application compilation. The Grants Manager is expected to actively participate in the development stage of any grant proposal and will assist with pre-award processing and submission to the agency. Duties during the post-award phase include: performing post-award functions associated with charging personnel to the grant account, assisting with subcontract set-up, supporting faculty with submitting progress reports, requesting extensions, and responding to or making requests to funding agencies. These tasks require working closely with the School of Pharmacy’s Business and Human Resources Offices and with the Office of Sponsored Research throughout the life of the award.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Entry-level with Masters; or Bachelors and 0-2 yrs experience
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
The successful candidate must have excellent organizational and communication skills, ability to work independently to execute well-defined business processes, and an attitude that looks to provide excellent service. 
The candidate must be proficient in Excel, MS Word and Adobe software applications.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Master’s degree is preferred, also preferred is at least two years proposal submission/award management experience. 
Familiarity with UNC Financial Systems, RAMSeS, and Cayuse as well as eRA Commons website is a plus.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions
Quick Link https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/258020

Posting Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Brian Lawrence, HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone or Email blawrence@unc.edu
Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to employment@unc.edu
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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