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Grants and Contracts Analyst

Job Title Grants and Contracts Analyst Location Work from Home Job Category Research Staff Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Sponsored Projects Division Date posted 01/16/2024 Job ID R-56991

Job Summary

Responsible for independently managing central administrative duties associated with grant and contract administration, including activities that provide guidance on the management of research studies. Provide comprehensive sponsored project support to principal investigators, study teams, and administrative staff, develop training and educational materials for staff, cultivate relationships with internal staff and external research sponsors; and serve as a liaison to internal department leadership teams to identify and resolve research barriers associated with carrying out research objectives within the system.

Job Duties

  • Guides Principal Investigators (PIs), study teams, and department administrative staff in the preparation, submission, review, and management of sponsored project documents.
  • Under the direction of department manager or designee, assists with review and negotiation of various contracts and agreements.
  • Oversees preparation and review of various documents required for regulatory and system compliance.
  • Responsible for maintaining processes related to grant management databases to ensure accurate data input.
  • Manages monthly/ad hoc reports for department.
  • Independently promotes collaboration with study teams and assists with managing timelines.
  • Autonomously manages review of research documents and provides guidance to research administration and study teams with day-to-day sponsored project management.
  • Assist with development and implementation of training materials and programs for department staff and well as the research enterprise.
  • Serves as a liaison between Geisinger and key stakeholders in research; both internal and external.
  • Including providing timely responses via phone and email, tracking progress to ensure timely and accurate process, providing feedback and problem solves to resolve research barriers, and facilitating collaborative relationships with both internal and external research contributors.
  • Demonstrates comprehension and understanding of federal regulations and guidelines of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Good Clinical Practice Guidelines (GCP), and the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH); and seeks knowledge growth of aforementioned regulations.

Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

*Relevant experience may be a combination of related work experience and/or Master's degree obtained (Master's Degree = 2 years relevant experience).


Bachelor's Degree- (Required)


Minimum of 3 years-Relevant experience* (Required)


Communication; Multitasking; Teamwork; Research Regulatory Environment; Organizing

About Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.


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