Bachelor's degree and two equivalent years of experience in research program administration; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in research proposal development and submission. Demonstrated track record in interpreting, organizing, and managing the administration of grant projects, including the resources that these projects require (e.g., personnel, equipment, space). Experience working in an academic research setting with knowledge of programs, policies, and procedures related to grant project management, budgets, accounting systems, and sub-awards. Experience with applying funding agency regulations to grant project management, including reporting, budgets, personnel, and proposals. Knowledge of accounting principles applied to research in an academic setting and experience interpreting financial reports; familiarity with current best practices in financial operations in large organizations. Experience utilizing, entering data, and pulling reports from a database such as FileMaker Pro. Computer skills sufficient for preparation and management of documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Exceptional organizational skills sufficient to prioritize and complete assignments and projects independently, while balancing among competing needs and attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to write clear, concise, well-formatted correspondence, documents, and reports using correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Close attention to detail with ability to proofread work carefully. Able to establish and maintain effective work systems and records. Excellent problem-solving skills to effectively solve multi-faceted problems within an administrative context. Analytical ability to draw conclusions based on data and concisely summarize results. Excellent verbal communication skills, including ability to give and receive clear, concise information in an articulate manner. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain productive, cooperative, and professional working relationships in a team environment. Demonstrated diplomacy to deal tactfully with diverse people, situations, and ideas and to exercise good judgment and discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information. Demonstrated flexibility, productivity, and efficiency. Self-motivated, requiring a minimal amount of supervision.