MD Anderson Cancer Center Grant Program Coordinator - Health Disparities Research in Houston, Texas

Title: Grant Program Coordinator - Health Disparities Research

Mission Statement

To reduce and ultimately eliminate disparities in cancer incidence, morbidity and mortality and cancer related behavior through research and education addressing the determinants of disparities as well as interventions and policies designed to eliminate disparities.

SUMMARY

The primary purpose of the Grant Program Coordinator (GPC) position is to provide support for the overall grants and contracts process within HDR. Serves as a resource for HDR faculty and research staff who participate in the grant and contracts process.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

Pre-Award Grant and Contracts Proposal Submissions Supports administrative planning as requested for HDR grant and contracts submission initiatives, to include working with all HDR principal investigators (PIs) and postdoctoral trainees and/or their designee following established departmental procedures.

Engage in the submission/review process by performing a quality check on all grants and contracts submissions (against sponsor instructions) to ensure formatting, budgeting and other components are accurate following established departmental procedures. Update relevant departmental records and reports as needed following established departmental procedures

Post-Award Progress Report Submissions Supports administrative planning as requested for HDR grant and contract progress reports, to include working with all HDR principal investigators (PIs) and postdoctoral trainees and/or their designee following established departmental procedures

Engage in the submission/review process by performing a quality check on all progress reports (against agency instructions) to ensure formatting, budgeting and other components are accurate following established departmental procedures

Update relevant departmental records and reports as needed following established departmental procedures

Data Entry/ Database Management/ Reconciliation Acts as primary individual for financial data entry into GA6 system.

Manages, codes, and links backup documentation to each corresponding GA6 entry

Files documents into electronic filing system. Performs monthly reconciliation for HDR funds and projects following established departmental procedures, as well as dhering to established schedule

Service Orientation

Provide service to our customers, including patients, patient caregivers, referring physicians and each other, in a reliable, responsive, safe, friendly and courteous manner.

• Promotes inclusiveness and collegiality by demonstrating respect and professionalism to others at all times

• Models safe, ethical behavior, mitigating risk to the institution through sound business practices, and adherence to MD Anderson's Standards of Conduct, institutional policies and procedures

• Meets time and attendance expectations and responds to requests in a timely manner, communicating expectations for procedures, service arrival, or project deliverables to patients and coworkers

• Admits when wrong, apologize and take steps to resolve a situation to help to patients and coworkers before being asked

Education Required: Bachelor's degree.

Experience Required: Three years of extensive administrative experience. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one year basis.

Schedule: Mon - Fri 8 - 5pm

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