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Health Systems Grants Administration and Development Office

 

 
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  • Investigation and evaluation of grant opportunities
  • Internal review and processing of grant applications
    • Coordinate the internal review of proposals to assure timely submission.
    • Edit draft proposal narratives for grammatical errors and adherence to applicable narrative and budgetary guidelines.
    • Assist Health Sciences faculty with preparation of SBIR contract applications.
    • Review Grants.gov applications to ensure these applications adhere to Grants.gov and agency guidelines.
    • Electronic submission of grant applications on behalf of the Institution.
    • Work with Health Sciences faculty to submit Just-In-Time information.
    • Establish telephone and personal contact with granting agency personnel.
    • Establish and maintain networking contacts with program directors at assigned sponsoring agencies.
    • Provide in-service training on all aspects of the grant application process.
  • Coordination and administration of post-award procedures and activities
    • Provide consultation in the areas of project planning, contract development and administration, development of project implementation schedules; project evaluation and reporting issues.
    • Provide technical support to Health Sciences faculty and staff in all aspects of the grant/contract administration process, including re-budgeting requests, time extensions, carry over of funds, agency certification requirements, and submission of final progress and invention reports.
    • Provide technical support to Health Sciences faculty in the relinquishment of grants.
    • Liaison between the Health Sciences faculty and funding agencies.
    • Work in concert with the Office of Grants Administration and the Office of Grants and Contracts Accounting to provide technical expertise in the post-award grant arena.
    • Work with the Attorney’s Office and Grants Administration to negotiate contracts and subcontracts.
    • Work closely with the College of Medicine Business Office Administration to ensure compliance with University business practices and procedures.
    • Confirm compliance with Health Sciences division/College of Medicine, University, and agency regulations on all correspondence processed through the Research Office.
    • Provide in-service training on all aspects of grants administration.
  • Act as liaison between the Health Sciences faculty and the Office of Technology Transfer
    • Provide support to the faculty and work in concert with the Office of Technology Transfer on all matters concerning the Health Sciences division.
    • First point of contact for Material Transfer Agreements, Invention Disclosure forms and Confidentiality Agreements.
    • Work with Health Sciences faculty to complete internal forms.  Responsible for submission of these forms to the Office of Technology Transfer.
    • Attend all meetings with the Health Sciences faculty and the Office of Technology Transfer to discuss all claims made by inventors.
    • Work with the Office of Technology Transfer to report inventions discovered using grant funds to the granting agency.
  • Faculty, staff and community outreach
    • Travel about campus to conduct conferences with faculty and external cooperating agencies.
    • Work with COM Office of Faculty Affairs to facilitate research related faculty development programs.
 
 

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