Stanford University - Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery is special. We are fortunate to have a warm and collegial culture among our community. We strive for, and achieve, excellence in all of our core missions: clinical care, education, and research. We are seeking an Administrator, Research Finance (Research Administrator 1) to work under guidance to manage the proposal preparation and/or post award activities on less complex sponsored projects, such as federal grants, foundation grants, and simple industrial contracts. The ideal candidate will have an administration and financial acumen, is a continuous team player, prides in taking initiative, and is motivated to contribute in a rapidly expanding School of Medicine Department. The cardinal goal of Stanford OHNS Research Programs is to conduct research on issues relevant to human disease. Our culture seeks to maximize collaboration among basic scientists, engineers, and clinicians to address important translational research questions. We strive for, and achieve, excellence in all of our core missions: clinical care, education, and research.
Assist in the preparation of routine proposals within parameters of sponsored and non-sponsored research guidelines. Coordinate and communicate submission process, both paper and electronic; review documents for completeness and compliance.
Develop, prepare, and finalize project budgets, and provide budget justification
Serve as liaison and active partner between principal investigators, Office of Sponsored Research, research groups, and other departments; respond to sponsor inquiries.
Collaborate with Office of Sponsored Research to ensure awards are set up properly, including cost-sharing awards if applicable.
Review and understand the terms and conditions of sponsored projects administered, including linked/footnoted terms and conditions not provided in hard copy or electronic copy.
Initiate expenditures; monitor post award spending and commitment activity. Review and certify monthly expenditure statements, and facilitate quarterly review by principal investigators.
Download and monitor reports supporting project status, and use forecasting and decision aides under guidance.
Participate in contract closeout process and audit inquiries; submit final reports and certificates.
Coordinate and organize events, such as conferences, meetings, site visits, or sponsor reviews, related to sponsored projects as needed.
Assist with management of Graduate and Undergraduate Students & Postdocs
Understand and participate in cross training on core functions in work unit; serve as a back-up to other functions.
Provide administrative support to faculty and staff as needed
Participate in and contribute to process improvements and group projects.
* - Other duties may also be assigned.
Internal Number: 296691
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