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Institutional Support (Contract and Grants Sp)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
University of Hawaii Cancer Center
Date Posted:
January 10, 2018
Closing Date:
January 25, 2018
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
  • To begin approximately February 15, 2018; renewable depending on performance and/or funding availability.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Serves as the Grants Office Manager of the UH Cancer Center.
  2. Organizes all competing and non-competing submissions of the Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) in support of the functions of the Director and the Associate Director.
  3. Organizes the reports from NCI-designated Program and Shared Resource leaders, Developmental Fund Recipients, Clinical Office & Senior Leadership associated with NCI and EAC progress reports and the CCSG submission.
  4. Prepares metrics of performance for Cancer Center designated research program members.
  5. Oversees special CCSG expenditure guidelines; orchestrates the CCSG budget requests and informs director and associate director of grant expenditures.
  6. Attends National Cancer Center Administrative Forum meetings specific for CCSG.
  7. Ensures that the fiscal administration of all UHCC grant awards is consistent with sponsor requirements.
  8. Interprets special terms and conditions listed in grant awards, sponsor policy statements and specific opportunity announcements; ensures CCSG budget is expended according to sponsor regulations.
  9. Supervises the Grants Management staff.
  10. Assists in planning, preparation, and writing of highly competitive, technical and complex research grant proposals/applications; fosters development and preparation of large multi-PI grants.
  11. Provides support throughout the grant writing process, including, identification of funding opportunities, literature searching using various electronic databases, and summarization of literature key points.
  12. Provides support in preparing and or refining specific aims, background and significance, methods, human subject and other sections of grant proposals as necessary.
  13. Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree in business administration, Health Sciences, Humanities or related field and 5 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for in contracts and grants, financial or cost accounting; or equivalent education/training or experience.
  2. Considerable working knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in the contracts and grants management as demonstrated by the broad knowledge of the full range of pertinent standard and evolving concepts, principles and methodologies.
  3. Considerable working knowledge and understanding of applicable federal and state laws, rules, regulations and theories and systems associated with contracts and grants management.
  4. Demonstrated ability to resolve wide ranging complex problems through the use of creative reasoning and logic to accurately determine the cause of the problems and the resolution of the problems in an effective, innovative and timely manner.
  5. Demonstrated ability to interpret and present information and ideas clearly and accurately in writing, verbally and by preparation of reports and other materials.
  6. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team leaders and members, and individuals.
  7. Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software.
  8. For supervisory work, demonstrated ability to lead subordinates, manage work priorities and projects, and manage employee relations.
  9. Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.
  10. Familiar with and knowledgeable about literature searching, sponsor grant regulations and interpretation of data.
  11. Ability to establish and maintain rapport with faculty, staff, federal administrators and the general public.
  12. Ability to exercise judgement, tact, patience and discretion in applying and explaining policies and procedures.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Experience using ORS MyGrant system.
  2. Extensive experience with federal regulations pertaining to administering federal grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements and with applicable state regulations.
  3. Knowledge of CCSG competing and non-competing components.
  4. Ability to write technical documents, specifically manuscripts, abstracts and grant proposals.
  5. Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in public health, health care administration, or in a science-related field.

To Apply:
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  1. University of Hawaii Cancer Center
  2. 701 Ilalo Street, 6th Floor
  3. Attn: Human Resources Office (Position #0080342T)
  4. Honolulu, HI 96813
  1. Namrata Gurung;

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