Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Research Outreach and Assessment Associate, Research Development Services Georgetown University Medical Center
Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.
Research Outreach and Assessment Associate, Research Development Services - Georgetown University Medical Center
Staff members of Research Development Services (RDS) assist Principal Investigators (PIs) of Georgetown University Medical Center with opportunity identification, proposal development and submission, and sub-recipient and independent consultant collaborations.
The Research Outreach and Assessment Associate (ROAA) position supports the strategic scientific mission of GUMC, primarily by facilitating communication on sponsored research opportunities, activities, policies and procedures to GUMC faculty, staff and other research-related offices (e.g. Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Trials, Corporate and Foundation Relations.) They research-related metrics reports for the RDS Deputy Director, Senior Associate Vice President for Sponsored Research and the Office of the Dean for Research (DfR) to track trends in research-related activities and to identify issues related to administrative support. Reporting to the RDS Deputy Director, the ROAA has duties that include but are not limited to:
Sponsored Research-Related Communication and Training
Facilitates communication and coordination among GU research-related offices.
Coordinates and facilitates training for investigators, support staff and other stakeholders on research opportunity tools such as COS Pivot and the Foundation Center.
Coordinates and facilitates training for investigators on new research administration systems, such as GU-PASS, ASSIST and SciENcv.
Communicates information on funding opportunities to GUMC researchers.
Coordinates with DfR to communicate on the Dean's behalf with GUMC researchers to disseminate and highlight funding opportunities and encourage proposal submission and collaboration.
Develops and maintains a relationship with the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations, including regular meetings and communication of metrics reports.
Collaborations and Special Events
Brainstorms, develops and project manages events to facilitate collaboration among investigators.
Attends departmental and program faculty meetings to understand capabilities and interests, and to search for and communicate team science opportunities.
Maintains relationships with facilities, campus events, communications, faculty affairs, and outside vendors.
Submission Support and Analytics
Provides coordination and administrative support for specialized grant submissions.
Contributes to management of the internal proposal routing systems and serves as the administrative super user for maintenance and troubleshooting.
Maintains RDS relationship with University Information Services.
Provides expertise and participates in the development committees to establish new GU-Pass proposal routing systems.
Creates and tracks research-related metrics reports.
Tracks and coordinates support with the investigators for contract requirements.
Provides support to RDS on various tasks, such as biosketch development, proofreading, budget assistance, and application assembly.
Maintains RDS website and tracks usage through analytics tools to brainstorm and increase traffic.
Creates training documents and videos to add to the website.
4 to 6 years of experience in an academic setting
Knowledge of components of NIH, NSF and DOD grants and contracts
Knowledge of administrative, cost and principles related to sponsored research activities, including OMB A-21, A-110, A-133, and OMB Uniform Guidance
Experience with NIH funding mechanisms, including multi-component mechanisms, and some budget development
Experience in planning and coordinating large-scale events
Ability to perform in a deadline-driven, high pressure environment
Ability to interact successfully with a diverse customer base
Ability to perform in an entrepreneurial setting, identifying new and unique solutions to strategic issues
Excellent organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written
5+ years of research administration experience in a high-volume setting
Certified Research Administration (CRA)
Current Georgetown Employees:
If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS (gms.georgetown.edu) using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown.
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.
Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation's oldest Catholic and Jesuit University. Georgetown is one of the world's leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world.