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Job Summary

Position will be responsible for the post-award activities, administratively assist the Research Manager and serve as back up for the pre-award coordinator.


The Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking an experienced Contract and Grant Specialist to manage post-award activity in the department.  This position will be responsible for setting up new project, sub project/grants, budgets allocations and contracts; starting process of PARs; monitoring payroll and expenses and meet with or provide PIs reports and recommendations on a monthly or bimonthly basis; receive and respond to questions from faculty and research staff regarding policies and procedures both internally and from sponsors;  prepare and review financial reports and RPPRS including FSRs; close out of projects; assist Research Manager with projects and reports; assist and serve as back up for the Pre-Award Coordinator.

Required Qualifications*

Proven attention to detail, knowledge of UM systems and procedures used in post award including eresearch, Mreports, and other UM reporting tools.  Excellent communication skills, ability to work independently.  Strong excel skills and the ability to create, maintain and analyze reports.  Bachelor degree or equivalent plus 2-3 years related experience.

Desired Qualifications*

Pre award knowledge

Work Schedule

Monday- Friday,  8am - 4pm

Work Locations

North Campus Resource Complex  Building 10

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.