Locatedin Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching,discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals whocome to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a placewhere your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilitieschallenged. It is a place where your diversity â of culture, thinking, learningand leading â is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know theyare part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride intheir work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbiltâs mission is to advancehealth and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, andresearch.
MonroeCarell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is one of the nation's leadingchildren's hospitals. We treat and help prevent all health issues ranging fromcolds and broken bones to heart disease and cancer.
The world-class facilities atChildren's Hospital are a testament to our community's dedication to the healthof children. Constructed in 2004 and expanded in 2012, our 271-bed hospital isa child-friendly place built on the science of healing.
A building alone does not make a greathospital. Our exceptional medical teams and the generous support of people likeyou enable us to provide every child who comes to us with the hope of improvedhealth. Children's Hospital is a nonprofit facility. No child who needs ourservices is denied care on the basis of limited ability to pay.
Many of our doctors and surgeons arenationally recognized researchers who are finding new ways to cure and preventchildhood diseases. Their work preventing and treating premature birth, cancer,heart disease, spina bifida, and many other conditions is an investment in thefuture. We are at an important crossroads in child health. Our commitment toresearch and advocacy positions us to bring the promise of good health tochildren and families in our community and to share that hope with the world.
Assist faculty in preparingand assembling grants proposals/contracts in compliance with sponsor,University, and federal guidelines and deadlines. Interact with otherdepartments and agencies to facilitate the development, submission, andadministration of grant proposals. Independently manage budget responsibilitiesfor grants. Monitor terms and agreements of grant awards for compliance.
Under moderate supervision,the grants manager will perform the following functions:
Assist Research Administrative Officer and Faculty in preparing and assembling grants proposals/contracts in compliance with sponsor, University, and federal guidelines and deadlines.
Assist Research Administrative Officer and PI in determining requirements, deadlines and time management for responses to PAs/RFAs or general application submissions in a proactive manner. Coordinate multiple applications under absolute deadlines.
Work in a collaborative manner with the Research Administrative Officer and Principal Investigator and the Office of Research, throughout the application process to achieve a professional document for submission.
Responsible for obtaining appropriate signatures for Conflict of Interest Forms and Transmittal Forms from PI, Key Personnel and other departments concerned and forward to AO/financial manager for review and department signature.
Interact with other departments and agencies to facilitate the development, submission, and administration of grant proposals.
Responsible for tracking and receiving back confirmation of submitted application from Grants & Contracts.
Provide outside departments with biosketches, other support and ancillary data as requested.
Assist Research Administrative Officer getting eSNAP report (with signed transmittal, COI's and budget form) to Grants & Contracts for review and final submission.
Works in conjunction with AO/financial manager on new, competing or revised grant applications in preparing initial and extended budgets, including Indirect cost calculation.
Reviews budget details with Research Administrative Officer, including: personnel, effort allocated and overall expenses, ensuring consistency with DOF criteria.
Review monthly ledgers (expense monitoring and reconciliation for research and clinical centes)
Prepares journal entries and deposits as necessary.
Prepares and submit 1275 budgets to AO/financial manager and the Department of Finance.
Assist the Research Administrative Officer in submitting the progress reports to the PI detailing personnel, effort allocation and overall expenses.
Serves as a resource for the department or division.
Keeps abreast of new/updated agency policies, procedures, deadlines and timeframes of new initiatives by working closely with AO/financial manager.
Attends all training offered by the Office of Research as well as reading online/published materials (i.e.: NCURA newsletter, NIH online updates).
Keeps AO/financial manager and PIs informed of any material changes.
Provide PI information on obtaining forms for submitting: New Animal or IRB protocol requests (NOI), Annual Surveillance Forms, Salary only approvals, etc.
Monitor terms and agreements of grant awards for compliance.
Assist Research Administrative Officer and PI with eSNAP submission procedures ensuring accuracy of all reporting information.
Monthly review of all active protocols ensure all are current with institutional offices.
Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 3 yearsâexperience
Self-motivated workethic, strong computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel,PowerPoint), and excellent time management, communication, and interpersonalskills.
Mondayâ Friday Day Shift
VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Becausewe are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research,we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
Â·US News & World Report: #1Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center),12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best,#15 Education and Training
Â·Truven Health Analytics: amongthe top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.
Â·Becker's Hospital Review: oneof the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
Â·The Leapfrog Group: grade"A" in Hospital Safety Score
Â·National Institutes of Health: amongthe top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
Â·Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbiltnurses are the only group honored in Tennessee
Â·Nashville Business Journal: MiddleTennessee's healthiest employer
Â·American Hospital Association: amongthe 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a comprehensive health care facility dedicated to patient care, research, and biomedical education. Our reputation for excellence in these areas has made us a major center for patient referrals from throughout the Mid-South. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their health care because of our leadership in medical science and our dedication to treating patients with dignity and compassion.The mission of Vanderbilt University Medical Center is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.