The Stanford University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is committed to advancing knowledge related to the care of conditions of the musculoskeletal system through basic science and clinical research. In pursuit of that mission, the department has an immediate opening for a Research Administrator 2. The ideal candidate will take pride in preparing budgets, approving transactions, reconciling, analyzing, and reporting on accounts of medium to complex nature for a total portfolio of approximately $10M. The Research Administrator 2 will report directly to the Finance Manager, providing financial oversight of complex federal and non-federal research grants, contracts, gifts and designated funds. Additionally, the Research Administrator will be motivated to support a cohesive and mission driven team of faculty and staff that are advancing the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. To learn more about the Department please visit us at: https://ortho.stanford.edu/
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
Excellent communication and relationship building skills;
Strong attention to detail, and competence to manage multiple priorities and respond effectively with limited guidance;
Commitment to uphold Stanford University financial policies and practices; and
Drive to establish themselves as a leading contributor within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and SoM.
Develop and communicate reports supporting project status; create effective forecasting and decision aides.
Develop, prepare, and finalize project budgets, and provide budget justification.
Participate with principal investigator in the preparation of the administrative components of proposals within parameters of sponsored and non-sponsored research guidelines. Oversee and communicate submission process, both paper and electronic; review documents for completeness and compliance.
Review and approve expenditures, advise on post award spending and commitment activity, and oversee compliance related to fund and revenue.
Participate in contract closeout process; submit final reports and certificates. Compile information and documents needed for audit inquiries.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.