Research Grant Specialist II - Department of Medicine | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

Los Angeles, California

When the work you do every single day has a large impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion, and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai. Are you looking to contribute to groundbreaking research? We look forward to having you join our team! The Cedars-Sinai Department of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai is consistently recognized as a leader in all medicine disciplines, due to a strong investment in clinical, research and academic programs and a deep commitment to our patients' wellbeing and the institution's goals and values. Cedars-Sinai is a modern healthcare environment that excels at providing exceptional service to a wide range of constituencies and has consistently earned both a regional and national reputation for our superb clinical care and superior outcomes. The Research Grant Specialist II works with Principal Investigator to complete and submit federal and non-federal grants and serves as the liaison between department or research groups and sponsored research funds administration, accounting, and finance departments. This role generally performs all Pre and Post award administrative functions, including, but not limited to, ensuring internal documents are prepared and routed for signature and processing, monitoring grant accounts, tracking all expenses, providing grant and financial reconciliation, and research-related financial reporting. This role ensures compliance with all internal policies and procedures, federal and local agency requirements, including, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Works with principal investigator to complete and submit federal and non-federal grants May contribute content to standard sections of grant applications Monitors grant accounts, tracks all expenses, provides grant and financial reconciliation, and research-related financial reporting Monitors Time & Effort for accurate reporting and performs necessary funding corrections via direct cost transfer requests Responsible for grant close-out Identifies opportunities for research funding opportunities May negotiate budgets for clinical trials May assist with research participant billing Ensures compliance with internal policies and procedures, all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board Maintains research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law Participates in required training and education programs Department-Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Creates clinical trial budgets and works with research coordinators on post-award management (invoicing, monthly reporting, cost transfers, project close-outs) Works with DOM Manager, Division Directors, and research faculty to provide deficit resolution on sponsored research projects Creates research staffing models and projections Meets monthly with research programs to review research portfolios Education: Bachelor of Arts or Science degree, required Certification/License: Specialty research certification (Certified Research Administrator), preferred Experience: Three to five (3-5) years minimum experience in administration of research grants Experience with clinical trial budgeting Physical Demands: Able to perform moderate lifting. Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time. Able to read papers and online documents. Able to operate standard office equipment. Able to exercise physical ability and perspective acuity to satisfactorily perform essential job functions. Working Title: Research Grant Specialist II - Department of Medicine Department: Department of Medicine Admin Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops City: Los Angeles Job Category: Academic/Research Job Specialty: Contract & Grant Budgeting/Funding Position Type: Full-time Shift Length: 8 hour shift Shift Type: Day

Los Angeles, California

Southern California HERC, established in 2003, is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges and universities, and research, medical, and cultural institutions. Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career resources and solutions. SoCal HERC includes members from the Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. HERC provides job seekers with comprehensive and transparent access to job opportunities, daily job alerts, career advice news and webinars, dual career support, and regional multicultural resources to help with relocating to a new community.

SoCal HERC Member Institutions:

Antioch University, Azusa Pacific, University Cal Tech

CSU Fullerton, CSU Northridge,  CSU San Bernardino 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Chapman University, Citrus College

Concordia University Irvine, Grossmont-Cuyamaca CCD, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine 

Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta Community College, Mount St. Mary’s University

North Orange County CCD, Occidental College,  Pacific Oaks College & Childrens School 

Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego State University, Soka University of America

The Claremont Colleges, The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, UC Path Center

UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside

UCSD, University of Redlands, University of San Diego

University of Southern California, Vanguard University, Whittier College

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