• Clinical Trials Post-Award Specialist I (Cancer & Imaging)

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    School Of Medicine
    SOM: Cancer RAS
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Job Category
    Research & Research Administration
  • Description

    Responsible for managing post-award activities in support of an assigned portfolio of clinical trials within a Research Administration Services unit using knowledge of grant, contract, and clinical trials management rules and regulations, technical expertise, and analytical skills.

    • Post award activities include:
      • regular review, reconciliation, and projection of award finances;
      • preparing adjustments and corrections to award budgets;
      • preparing financial reports;
      • at the end of the award, ensuring all financial requirements have been met;
      • closing out the award
    • May submit invoices to sponsors.
    • Interacts regularly with and provides high quality customer service to faculty members, clinical trial coordinators, and nurse managers conducting sponsored research.
    • Ensures adherence to quality standards and all policies and award regulations.
    • Will also interact with central offices assisting with clinical trial management, including the Office of Clinical Research and Office of Sponsored Programs.
    • Distributes award/contract information to PIs, co-PIs and relevant staff and other service centers.
    • Coordinates with relevant individuals to make adjustments to payroll for all budgeted positions (including relative cost sharing positions).
    • Reviews and reconciles clinical trial expenditures and budgets, making adjustments, as necessary.
    • Manages the budget, reporting and compliance timelines through the lifecycle of the grant, contract, or clinical trials.
    • Communicates with PIs on a regular basis regarding budget and expense adjustments and revisions.
    • Completes financial reports to be sent to sponsor, as required by the award/contract terms and conditions.
    • Monitors compliance with agency and University regulations regarding reporting.
    • Assists PIs with non-financial report submissions, as necessary.
    • Coordinates and submits requests for No Cost Extensions, Carryover, re-budgeting requests, changes in scope, and other changes to the award; ensures all requests are done in compliance with sponsor guidelines and University policies.
    • Facilitates the approval of invoices to pay subcontractors and/or other sites.
    • Reviews effort reports and manages quarterly effort certification process for assigned units.
    • Applies federal and university rules to management of effort allocation appropriately for individuals compensated whole or in part from federal awards.
    • Assists in transferring awards out of the university.
    • Closes out all funded projects consistent with university process and timelines.
    • Performs related responsibilities as required. 

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Proficiency with MS Office Suite software.

    Additional Details

    ** Financial background is highly preferred. 


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