Research Analyst I - Grant Coordinator

Location
Denton, TX
Posted
May 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION INFORMATION

Requisition Number
152728

Job Title
Research Analyst I - Grant Coordinator

Official Title
Research Analyst I

Position Number
00011191

Department
Psychology - 122500

Location
Denton

Is this an internal posting only?
No

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm

Department Overview
The Department of Psychology offers comprehensive undergraduate degrees in Psychology, serving over 1300 undergraduate majors. Graduate programs prepare students for a career in research and teaching or a career as a scientist-practitioner. The department has two American Psychological Association accredited programs and is committed to excellence in the preparation of our students. We strive to recruit, select, develop and retain an increasingly diverse and productive faculty and staff where contributions of each member are crucial to the success of all.

Job Description
The Psychology Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Research Analyst I - Grant Coordinator to join our team and support faculty in the research and scholarship functions of their positions.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
* Processing of grants from pre-submission through post award and expenditures.
* Facilitate travel by processing travel requests, advances, and reimbursements.
* Facilitate faculty search related activities; serve as hiring liaison with candidates, set interviews, etc.
* Facilitate faculty merit evaluations collection of documents.
* Support purchasing for grants and department.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in business administration, accounting, finance, auditing, public administration, or related field and one year professional business administration work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Ability to assemble and organize data of complex nature, and to prepare and submit reports in acceptable formats.
* Ability to work without close supervision and to schedule tasks in order to meet deadlines in a timely, accurate manner.
* Strong ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
* Knowledge of University policies and procedures related to area of assignment.
* Previous budgeting and purchasing experience.
* Previous grant development and processing procedures experience.
* Ability to work on tasks utilizing judgment, tact, and resourcefulness.
* Knowledge of basic accounting/budgeting procedures.
* Experience with PeopleSoft.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter and a list of three professional references with their online application.

Is this a security sensitive position?
Yes

Driving a University Vehicle?
No

Job Open Date
05-03-2017

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis
Monthly

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

Quicklink for Posting
jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63343

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