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Director of Research Administration, Neuroscience Administration (Contracts & Grants Leader)

Company: NeuroTech X
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Director of Research Administration, Neuroscience Administration (Contracts & Grants Leader)

Indianapolis, Indiana - Full time
Director of Research Administration, Neuroscience Administration (Contracts & Grants Leader)
Job ID: 308889
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department Information
The Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery provides world-class clinical care, education and research in neurosurgery and related neurosciences. Researchers in the Department of Neurological Surgery are passionate about developing innovative techniques and increasing the success of proven treatments to give patients the best chance for healing and recovery. Whether through clinical and laboratory research projects or involvement in multi-center clinical trials and databases, neurological surgery researchers dedicate their life's work to advancing treatment solutions in this critical area of medicine. Faculty and staff are participating in several nationwide clinical trials.
Job Summary
Department-Specific Responsibilities

  • Provides pre and post award support and leadership for a team of grant coordinators who provide support to the Departments of Neurology, Neurological Surgery, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and The Stark Neurosciences Research Institute.
  • Partners with the Neuroscience Administration leadership, department Chairs, faculty and staff, and finance and HR teams providing expertise as a research resource.

    General Responsibilities

    • Directs the pre- and post-awards function and operation of the organization.
    • Assists with establishing the organization's mission and ensures that the actions and activities of the office staff support that mission.
    • Advises the institution on matters relating to laws, rules, regulations, and policies pertaining to fiscal management of contracts and grants.
    • Develops and maintains standardized processes for the completion and review of proposals.
    • Manages the review of grant and contract awards terms and conditions.
    • Participates in negotiations and approves terms for acceptance to protect the organization and academic freedom of its faculty.
    • Negotiates with federal grant and contracting officers to substantiate budget requests and to secure terms and conditions.
    • Monitors compliance with all provisions of contracts, grants, and agreements.
    • Manages staff, makes hiring decisions, provides coaching, training and mentoring, manages performance and determines staffing needs.

      Combinations of related education and experience may be considered. Education beyond the minimum required may be substituted for work experience. Work experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted for education.

      • Bachelor's degree in relevant field.

        Work Experience

        • 3 years related functional experience.
        • 1 year of management experience.


          • Proficient communication skills.
          • Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
          • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
          • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
          • Excellent organizational skills.
          • Excellent collaboration and team building skills.
          • Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback.
          • Instills commitment to organizational goals.
          • Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills.
          • Effective conflict management skills.
          • Builds and manages effective teams.
          • Knowledge of applicable research regulations and guidelines.

            Working Conditions / Demands
            This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
            Benefits Overview
            For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:

            • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
            • Dental insurance
            • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
            • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
            • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
            • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
            • Tuition benefit for IU classes
            • 10 paid holidays per year
            • Generous Paid Time Off
            • Paid Parental Leave
            • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

              Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online.
              Job Classification: Career Level: Sr. Operational
              FLSA: Exempt
              Job Function: Research
              Job Family: Research Administration

              Posting Disclaimer
              Thisposting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of thePosted Date.
              If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.
              Equal Employment Opportunity
              Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator..
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              Contact Us

              Telephone: 812-856-1234
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