Contract and Grant Analyst

Riverside, CA
May 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $47,600 - $70,800
Title: Contract and Grant Analyst
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Date Posted: 05/10/2017

Position Information: Under general supervision of the Financial Operations Manager (FOM), provide pre-award and post-award administration and support to Faculty, Researchers, Staff, and students within the department of Physics & Astronomy. Maintain fiscal integrity for all funds and accounts and ensure all funds are in an auditable/reportable condition. Assist with fiscal close activities.

Minimum Requirements: Ability to prepare, evaluate and assess multiple complex budgets with a high level of accuracy and acute attention to detail, and to assess those findings to make recommendations; and to solve complex problems using investigative/research and analytical skills.
Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Independent judgment and strong organization and communication skills and customer service focus.
Demonstrated experience with planning, analysis, and administration of multiple fund sources.
Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.
Ability to manage a high volume of transactions.
Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Ability to perform moderately complex financial analysis and customized reporting.
Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated experience in preparation and submission of contract and grant proposals.

Skill and knowledge of UCRFS, UCRFStotals, SuperDope, PPS, eCAF, PAMIS, PIWRS, eBuy, ePay, iTravel, and other on-line accounting and purchasing systems.

Experience working in an institution of higher education.

Demonstrated knowledge of the University of California's financial policies and procedures.

Knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.

Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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