Boston University GRANT MANAGER, School of Public Health, Department of Global Health in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

The Boston University School of Public Health is looking for a Grant Manager who will oversee the post-award portfolio management activities for Department of Global Health. This includes complex financial management and analysis, compliance with University policy and sponsor’s terms and conditions and reporting. Portfolios consist primarily of sponsored research but include other sources of funds including gifts and start-up accounts.

Why SPH?

  • Driven by our mission to improve the health of local, national and international populations, and deeply committed to igniting positive change in the world.
  • Recognized worldwide for achievements in education, research and public health activism.
  • Entrepreneurial and creative spirit in our pursuit of solutions, and innovative in our education.
  • Our values drive what we do, and how we do it.

Please submit resume and cover letter to be considered.

* Responsibilities:*

  • Conduct monthly detailed analysis of portfolios and provide individual consulting to faculty PIs. Interpret complex terms and conditions and apply understanding of federal regulations.
  • Work closely with the Principal Investigator and Office of Sponsored Programs, to review new awards, set up budgets, and provide guidance on policy, and to communicate with funding agencies. Ensure reports are completed per Sponsor requirements: monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, and annually.
  • Wok with faculty and research teams to ensure proper account coding and approval of financial transactions. Review invoices against budget and ensure all expenses are consistent with work performed to date.
  • Works closely with SPH Director of Sponsored Research in implementing best practices as it relates to post award grant management. Provide superior customer service. Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance/accounting preferred with 4+ years of post-award management experience.

  • Knowledge of Federal regulations for sponsored research.
  • Strong analytical ability as well as excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all levels of staff.
  • Must be able to handle multiple competing priorities. Self-directed team-oriented and customer focused
  • Must be trusted with confidential information.
  • Superior skills in Excel and other applications in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Expert knowledge in SAP financial systems and BU financial applications preferred.

About SPH:

The mission of SPH is to improve the health of local, national and international populations, particularly the disadvantaged, underserved and vulnerable, through excellence and innovation in education, research and service.

Our values drive what we do and how we do it. We are deeply committed to igniting positive change in the world. We seek to create a respectful, collaborative, diverse, and inclusive community within SPH, and to promote justice, human rights, and equity within and across our local and global communities. We are bold in our pursuit of knowledge that matters, creative in our pursuit of solutions, and innovative in our education. In all we do, it is our engagement with people, communities, and institutions in the world beyond our academic walls that leads to success.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Tracking Code: 6435/H1318

Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Salary: Grade 75