Research Administration Training and Education: July 2019 classes

Research Administration Training and Education (RATE) is offering three classes in July 2019. RATE connects research administrators and others working in support of the research mission with a variety of learning experiences and resources.

RATE: Effort Certification

RATE Effort Certification
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
1 to 3 p.m.
Rood Family Pavilion, room C 1205

Examine the federal requirements that shape institutional policy and details of OHSU’s Effort Certification procedure, including reporting frequency and shared compliance. Effort Reporting, with its compensation indications, relates very closely to the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Salary Cap. Lecture, case studies, planning strategies, and hands-on learning prepare you with great tools before diving into the task.

Topics Covered:

  • What Effort is and why certification is important
  • Effort Certification process – deadlines and federal requirements
  • Committed effort, cost sharing, salary caps, PI salary support, etc.
  • Requirements of the effort certification statement
  • Key tools and resources

Who should attend?

  • Department Effort Coordinators (DECs)
  • Any Department Administrators who support DECs or are involved with budgeting or labor distribution

How will you benefit?

  • Learn best practices for ensuring successful and timely effort certification.
  • Identify your role and responsibilities for this process.
  • Gain understanding of the DHHS salary cap, one of the more complicated aspects of effort certification.
  • Become familiar with the tools and resources necessary to stay in compliance with this requirement.
  • Be prepared to handle your department’s effort certification with up-to-date, practical information.

Examine not only the federal requirements that shape institutional policy but also details of OHSU’s Effort Certification procedure, including reporting frequency and shared compliance responsibility. This class is for department Effort Coordinators and those supporting or overseeing the effort to certify Effort.

RATE DHHS Salary Cap

RATE DHHS Salary Cap
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
1 to 3 p.m.
Rood Family Pavilion, room B 1215

Gain tools for navigating the complex process of budgeting for and managing salaries affected by the DHHS Salary Cap. How do you know if the course is right for you? The Salary cap applies to any OHSU employee working on DHHS sponsored awards who earns more than the current DHHS cap as a 1.0 FTE base salary. If there are researchers in your department who fit this criterion, we highly recommend the course!

Topics Covered:

  • History and requirements of the salary cap
  • Which agencies uphold the cap
  • Budgeting for the cap
  • Using the Salary Cap Worksheet for verification

Who should attend?

  • Department Effort Coordinators (DECs)
  • Any Department Administrators who support DECs or are involved with budgeting or labor distribution

How will you benefit?

  • Gain understanding of the DHHS salary cap, one of the more complicated aspects of effort certification.
  • Become familiar with the tools and resources necessary to stay in compliance with this requirement.

RATE RDA 101: Introduction to Research Administration

RATE RDA 101: Introduction to Research Administration
Thursday, July 25, 2019
9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Bancroft Building, room 131

RDA 101: Introduction to Research Administration provides an overview of roles and responsibilities in research, as well as the services and resources offered by the RDA Units.

Topics covered:

  • Synopsis of each RDA unit’s function presented by unit leaders
  • Roles and responsibilities in research administration
  • Strategies for navigating research administration considerations
  • Meet-and-greet RDA staff assigned to your department
  • Collection of web-based resources for research administration

Who should attend?

  • Department administrators
  • Research assistants
  • Research administrators
  • Clinical research coordinators
  • Administrative support staff in research

How will you benefit?

  • Gain familiarity with the roles in RDA units and other groups serving research
  • Recognize your own role and responsibilities
  • Make connections with colleagues and RDA staff
  • Navigate resources that support research administration

What participants are saying:

“It helps build a broader perspective on how my responsibility fits into the big picture.”

“I really liked the interactive game, that it was held at the Bancroft building, and the chance to ‘meet and greet’.”

“It was great to put faces to names.”

 

Coming In August 2019

RATE Export Controls 101: Shipping, Travel & Collaboration

Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019
Rood Family Pavilion, room B 1215
Learn more and enroll via Compass

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