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Website The George Washington University

Job Description:

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences ( SEAS ) at the George Washington University is seeking a full-time Research Program Associate to work in a dynamic and growing research environment in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. This senior level position provides research program support and management on behalf of multiple research programs. Reporting to the SEAS Associate Dean of Research, this position will work closely with Principal Investigators managing day-to-day operations through direct grant award and administrative contributions to ensure research success.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and coordinates preparation and submission of proposals; obtains necessary authorizations/signatures, submits proposals and follows up on proposal status
  • Oversees post-award functions and facilitates the management of awarded projects including project closeouts, memoranda and correspondence designed to document, as well as, enhance and expand research activities and programs and ensure that deliverables and milestones are met.
  • Moves charges when needed while making complex and informed spending decisions, and ensures PIs do not overspend budget
  • Liaison between stakeholders, researchers and staff and other GW departments to facilitate workflow and resolve problems.
  • Monitors and approves travel, procurement, conference, honoraria, consultant, and other expenses associated with department needs and sponsored projects.
  • Manages purchasing, reimbursements, and travel arrangements
  • Manages standard documents for proposals and reports (current and pending support, bio sketch, facilities, data management plan, etc.)
  • Proof reading of grants, editing assistance, and manages calendars
  • Augments and maintains website. Designs and provides content for periodical newsletter
  • Assists in other special projects, including basic desktop research, administrative grants support, logistical support, presentation support and other ad hoc assignments as needed.
  • Performs other work duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position

Job Requirements:

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Proficiency with Web Content Management System
  • Administrative and financial experience in higher education research
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and website design software, Enterprise Accounting Systems ( EAS ), and Banner
  • Strong communications and excellent organizational, customer service and attention to detail abilities desired
  • Ability to work independently, self starter, and function at a fast pace
  • Knowledge of pre and post award standards and expectations that reflect excellence and best practices related to sponsored projects
  • Familiarity with grant systems, such as ERA Commons, NSPIRES , Fastlane, etc.
  • Applied knowledge of federal, state, local and program regulations related to sponsored projects

Job Details:

Company: The George Washington University

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Washington, DC, US

Application Deadline: N/A


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