Award Analyst I - Research Grants and Contracts

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Research Administration
Research Grants & Contract
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Revenue Cycle & Managed Care
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Discover Your Career at Emory University

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.



  • Reporting to the Award Manager in the Office of Research, Grants and Contracts (RGC), reviews, interprets, and enters award setup data integral to the complex award setup process of research administration, reviews associated data elements for maintenance of existing awards, and reviews files and documentation for missing/incomplete information.
  • Evaluates new awards, continuations, supplements, modifications and provisional accounts initiated by staff in the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), ensuring accuracy of contract/award interpretation, detailed budgets, and PeopleSoft data entry.
  • Specializes in loading detailed budgetary information, assigning Compass chartfields to research projects, analysis and entry of contract types, billing and invoicing milestones, entry of cost sharing obligations, and modifications to existing awards.
  • Processes and/or reviews requests from the OSP, RGC, and other business units to create new projects, program income, or cost share accounts after the project has been established.
  • Troubleshoots various issues and determines corrective action(s).
  • Serves as a liaison between OSP/Research Administrative Services (RAS) units and RGC.
  • Collaborates with University business managers, RAS units, departmental administrators and faculty, as appropriate.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A bachelor's degree and one year of business/finance, IT or research administration experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Strong analytical skills, well developed interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret grant award notices, federal and commercial contracts, invoicing requirements and payment milestones.
  • Experience with the PeopleSoft Financials and Grants module, or equivalent ERP system, is strongly preferred.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed.  All biweekly employees must reside within the State of Georgia.  Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Connect With Us!