Advertised Summary Job Description: The Department of Electrical Engineering of the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science is looking for an energetic and dynamic individual to join the team. Reporting to the Business Manager, the Grants Analyst is responsible for providing comprehensive pre- and post- award grants management for Principal Investigators (PIs) in the Department of Electrical Engineering. The Grants Analyst will collaborate closely with a team of grants professionals to manage the preparation of grant funding proposals, budget development, submission, negotiation, and monitoring of pending applications; and will provide high-level administrative support in the setup of new sponsored project accounts. The Grants Analyst will manage a portfolio of sponsored projects for departmental PIs, providing ongoing monitoring of expenditures, coordinate with the finance team to initiate grant purchases and obtain reimbursements, analyze spending patterns and propose recommended modifications to manage spending levels, and generate periodic and ad hoc reporting; reconcile grant expenses on a monthly, annual, and as-needed basis to conform with agency and University reporting guidelines; prepare agency reports, manage subcontracts, and coordinate all closeout procedures. In addition, the Grants Analyst will calculate the salary distributions per semester and create suspense reports.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent required. Minimum 2-4 years grant-related financial experience required.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications: Prefer related experience in an academic environment or engineering background
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