The Pennington Biomedical Research Center, a research facility of Louisiana State University System is seeking a Grant/Contract Specialist 1, 2 or 3. This position supports the various pre-award and non-financial post award activities of sponsored project administration. The essential functions include: assisting faculty with proposal preparation and submission; reviewing proposals for adherence to institutional and sponsor requirements; reviewing awards for compliance with institutional policies and governing regulations; assisting with clinical trial budgeting process and negotiating contracts with sponsors, as necessary. Strong computer and Internet skills are necessary along with excellent communication and analytical skills. Must have the ability to coordinate and direct multiple projects simultaneously and to interact with individuals at multiple levels and disciplines. Proven ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines desired.
Bachelor's degree required. 3 to 5 years Research Administration experience required. Demonstrated experience with Office of Management and Budget Circulars (A-21, A-110, A-133), Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs), Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs) is highly desirable. Certified Research Administer is highly desirable. Preferred degree discipline is Business Administration. Salary and title level will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted until suitable applicant is found.
Apply online at: http://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu