Grant Program Manager at Augusta University

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Augusta, Georgia

Job Description:

Grant Program Manager

Augusta University

Job ID: 249402

Location: Augusta University

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.


Augusta University -

Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Our Summerville Campus:

2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

Job Summary

The Grant Program Manager provides support for the Transdisciplinary Research Institute for Inflamaing and Brain Aging faculty, facilitating the Pre and Post Award activities for grants. This position will serve as the primary contact for faculty across multiple disciplines and will coordinate collaboration and grant submissions, publications, and all research related needs.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Serves as a resource to staff and faculty in preparation, development, review, and submission of grant and contract proposal and applications. Coordinate the grant process from development, review, and submission through the post-award stage communicating with all central offices (SPA, IACUC, LAS, IRB). Assist with IRB and IBC submission as needed. Assist with preparation of grant routing forms, budget amendments, authorizations to budget, cost transfers, over the cap cost share, carry forward requests, research performance progress reports, and no cost extension forms and grant routing forms, BCM errors. Coordinate and manage application process for large institutional grant applications by working with all stakeholders to prepare biographical sketches, budget, budget justification, resources and environments, specific aims, background/ significance, preliminary data, research proposals, human subjects, estimated recruitment, letters of recommendation, and references, and create tracking system to ensure all deliverables have been completed and deadline has been met.

Provide assistance to faculty in interpreting award terms and conditions and maintaining best financial practices to assure compliance with sponsor requirements, university policies and procedures, and relevant laws and regulations. Reviews and interprets funding agency guidelines and regulations and advises faculty as to policies and procedures of those agencies as well as those of the state and University. Monitor proposal status and advise faculty on requirements and deadlines associated with research protection protocols.

Interprets data for the purpose of determining past financial performance to develop and prepare financial reports for financial analysis, forecasting, and trending. Devises financial reporting tools and reports. Review and maintain documentation related to cost transfers, requests for expenditures, effort reporting, budget revisions, and fund statements. Coordinates invoicing, accounts receivable and deposits in the financial system to ensure payments are applied correctly. Serve as primary contact with post award on grant-related matters and with the Research Institute for incentive-related matter. Assist with Research Performance Progress Reports(RPPR), applying for no cost extension, and any closeout related items.

Assist Colleges/Schools and their departments in TRIBA Cluster Hire faculty recruitment. Work with Home Department managers to ensure ePars are accurate. Oversee and manage start up funds by ordering supplies, enter requisitions, preparing research staff HR paperwork, and request quotes for equipment as needed. Prepare, edit, review, and submit research journals, journal reviews, abstracts, and other publishing related articles to publication source as requested. Track metrics for TRIBA including but not limited to: Submissions to and Awards from Federal Sponsors, Publications and Commercial licenses and disclosures. Coordinate meetings for TRIBA Faculty and Steering Committee as needed.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of five years of relevant experience, preferably in a healthcare management and budget management capacity.


Bachelors degree with a minimum of eight years of relevant experience in grant writing and securing grant funding.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience submitting NIH grant applications

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Ability to maintain confidentiality and work independently

Flexibility to work odd hours as required by SVP projects

Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

Strong research presentation, annual report and documentation preparation

Team player with the ability to handle a high volume throughput in a timely manner

Detail-oriented with strong multi-tasking, customer-service, judgment, imaginative and innovative problem solving skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office, PubMed, Esproute, , eRACommons, DocuSign, and web meetings and other computer software/databases

Knowledge of Research publications, review process, manuscript preparation and submission, grant preparation and submission processes for federal government and managing budgets (grant and departmental)


Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (Work outside of normal business hours may be required)

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position.

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Requirement Retirement), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage. Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today!

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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