Grants Project Analyst

Job Description:
Responsibilities Reporting to the Director of Business Affairs (Manager) who also serves as the Center DSA, the Grants Project Analyst will co-manage all aspects of proposal development and administration for the CCSG (Cancer Center Support Grant), CCSG supplements and other proposal development activity as assigned.
The Analyst works as part of a team as the main administrative point of contact for Cancer Center Members for the preparation and submission of cancer-research related contract and grant proposals managed by the JCCC.
Specific duties include tracking publications, membership, shared resources usage, funded grant and pending proposal reports, editing of Cancer Member biosketches, and working as a member of the pre-award team coordinating all aspects of a contract or grant proposal.
Additionally, the Grants Analyst will act as back-up for limited contract and grant fund management responsibilities as assigned by the Manager.
The Analyst is expected to maintain a working knowledge of the day-to-day programmatic, reporting, and financial activity of the CCSG and other contracts and grants for purposes of submitting non-competing and competing continuation applications and contract and grant renewal applications.
The position requires administrative experience in a multiple areas: assembling grant proposals, assisting in the renewal process, manipulation of CCSG databases, and basic contract and grant and fund management duties.
Qualifications Previous project management experience in academic environment.
Background knowledge and understanding of research ethics issues and ability to communicate complex ideas lucidly.
Prior experience with scientific/technical writing and/or editing.
Ability to be responsible for developing and improving methods and procedures for all projects managed, including attention to the flow of information and communication with faculty, staff, internal and external UCLA staff.
Consult with supervisor as appropriate to resolve problems or changes in assigned areas of responsibility, while retaining full accountability and control of organizing and managing workflow.
Ability to monitor and maintain detailed records and observe internal controls.
Ability to create, maintain and update various databases.
Ability to interpret policy and analyze data regarding operating policies and procedures.
Word processing skills to prepare memos, letters, and documents with speed and accuracy.
Demonstrated superior English writing skills for composing concise logical correspondence collecting and relating information using correct spelling, grammar, syntax, and punctuation.
Demonstrated ability to work accurately with detail.
Experience with NIH competing and non-competing applications and proposal development procedures for various funding agencies.
Ability to use and maintain a variety of office equipment including photocopiers, fax machines, LCD and overhead projectors, calculators, electric typewriters, LaserJet printers, etc.
Demonstrated ability to organize tasks, set priorities, and work effectively and productively under conditions of a heavy workload and frequent interruptions, distractions, and deadlines.
Ability to handle stressful circumstances calmly, effectively, and efficiently.
Demonstrated ability to work in teams and independently and to set priorities that accurately reflect the importance of job responsibilities.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with administrators, faculty, staff, students, visitors, vendors, volunteers, the public, and other offices.

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