Job Information

University of Utah Grants/Contract Officer in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 01/11/2022

Requisition Number PRN28938B

Job Title Grants/Contract Officer

Working Title Grants/Contract Officer

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Ability to telecomute if approved by supervisor

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 02148 - Clinical Research Service Ofc

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 39300 to 72700

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Clinical Research Support Office ( CRSO ) in the Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute ( CTSI ) is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team. Responsible for clinical trial budget preparation, monitoring and reconciliation. The individual serves as a technical expert and ensures coverage analyses are compliant with all relevant regulations and serves as the internal first-line contact for compliance issues.

Utah CTSI has produced leading investigators with several NIH grants awarded for their various “bench-to-bedside” areas of research and partners with other flagship institutions to contribute published works and clinical success.

Learn more about the CTSI (https://ctsi.utah.edu/administration/about-us%20)

Learn more about the fantastic benefits provided to University of Utah Employees (https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/) including generous retirement contribution, comprehensive medical coverage, tuition reduction and more

Responsibilities

  • Analyzes clinical trial protocols to create clinical trial budgets.
  • Develops billing grid/calendar in Oncore (Clinical Trial Management Software)
  • Negotiates budgets with industry sponsors.
  • Coordinates with the Office of Sponsored Projects to ensure timely contract review.
  • Works with research coordinators, physicians, and other departments to resolve financial and logistical clinical trial issues.
  • Recommends and implements unit process improvements.
  • Works with UU staff to coordinate language in financial and regulatory documents.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field; two years experience working with federal or private funding agencies on grants, contracts, or other agreements (preferably within an academic or higher education complex), or equivalency; the ability to work effectively and efficiently under extreme pressure; and demonstrated communication and organizational skills required.

Eight years of work experience in administration, accounting and/or general office supervision can be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

Budgeting and spreadsheet (Excel) skills and demonstrated analytical, problem solving, human relations and effective verbal and written communication skills. This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients.

Familiarity with clinical trial processes and University accounting systems. Will train a motivated, detail-oriented candidate with medical setting or other relevant experience.

Medical billing and coding experience, helpful but not necessary

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.