WORKING WITH CLIENT ASSOCIATION: Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA)
REPORTS TO: Director of Administration, CARRA
GENERAL SUMMARY: Work closely with the CARRA Research Operations Manager to administer CARRA’s grants and research related projects.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES (Minimum of 37.5 hours/week):
Work with CARRA attorney, CARRA Executive Director, and any other interested stakeholders to draft and execute all CARRA related contracts.
Maintain tracking of all CARRA contract related obligations, including ongoing payments.
Manage CARRA Grant submission and review process as developed by Research Operations Manager.
Maintain communication timelines with CARRA grant recipients, including award notification, collection of progress reports, and other program related follow-up communications.
Manage grant fund distribution through appropriate accounting channels
Manage the CARRA data/sample share process
Support Research Operations Manager in the development of internal and external communications about CARRA research activities, including regular newsletter and website communications.
Other duties as assigned.
AMOUNT OF TRAVEL REQUIRED: Approximately 10 days per year; some evening and weekend work may be required.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree; excellent organizational and communications skills; computer proficiency including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint; high accuracy; attention-to-detail. Previous experience with grants, contracts, and clinical research.
EXPERIENCE PREFERRED: grants management, contracts management, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Human Subjects Protection Training.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
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