The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university a great place to work.
We are currently seeking a Contracts and Grants Administrator III for Clinical Trials Office on the Health Sciences Campus.
Acts as a principal administrator and team leader for contracts and grants. Interfaces with faculty, University offices and external funding agencies to facilitate the exchange of information and provide expert technical and administrative services associated with pre and post-award administration of contracts and grants to assigned department(s).
Provides leadership and guidance to assigned administrators and conducts training as required to ensure professional currency.
Acts as University representative to sponsoring agencies.
Advises on specific agency requirements and guidelines to assist faculty in the preparation and submission of proposals.
Reviews, critiques and submits for approval proposals for research, training and public service projects.
Resolves pre and post-award administrative problems related to sponsored projects.
Provides post-award administrative support including expenditure approvals, accounting detail and reporting requirement information. Monitors for allowability on contracts, submits interim reports, and reviews and approves closeout documents.
Assists in the identification of external funding sources for sponsored research and training
Develops and implements security related procedures such as office opening and closing routines, recognition of duress signals and key controls. Coordinates security activities with University Public Safety Department. Promotes and maintains standards for security conscious awareness and behavior. Maintains knowledge of University’s crime prevention and suppression programs and services. Ensures dissemination of security related information to staff
Conducts study protocol analysis related to identification of cost categories for clinical trial budgets- Conducts Medicate coverage analysis using resources such as CMS National Coverage Determinations (NCDs)
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
Related undergraduate study Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
3 years Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience
When the University of Southern California opened its doors to 53 students in 1880, Los Angeles still lacked paved streets and electric lights. Today, the University of Southern California is one of the world?s leading private research universities and operates an integrated academic medical center that serves more than a million patients each year. An anchor institution in Los Angeles, a global ...center for arts, technology and international trade, USC enrolls more international students than any other U.S. university and offers extensive opportunities for internships and study abroad. With a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education, USC fosters a vibrant culture of public service and encourages students to cross academic as well as geographic boundaries in their pursuit of knowledge.