University of North Texas - College Research Officer

Location
Denton
Posted
Jul 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Education-Dean's Office at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Research Analyst III- College Research Officer to join our team. The Research Analyst position provides critical administrative services to faculty within the college as they develop and conduct externally funded research and sponsored projects. This position works with faculty to manage the account projects especially financial aspects of sponsored projects. The Research Analyst supports the Budget Officer in developing tracking mechanisms, standard operating procedures, and various ad hoc reporting; works closely with the Grants and Contracts Office in the sponsored project process. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Maintain up-to-date UNT policies and procedures as well as sponsor, state, and federal regulations governing submissions of proposals for external funding. Interpret, explain, and assist UNT researchers and their proposals in adhering to these regulations. Serve as the college representative as needed in meetings related to research issues. * Assist PI's and DRC's from various departments within the college in preparation of forms, budgets and justifications for proposals and awards. * Track budgets, expenses, encumbrances on a regular basis to insure accuracy. * Review and approve payroll, purchase orders, subcontract invoices, wage agreements (hourly, assistantships, etc), travel, employee reimbursements, tuition waivers, and other payment forms to charge expenses to awards from the various departments within the college. * Develops a variety of ad hoc internal reports needed by the deans, chairs, and PIs by gathering complex data from various sources to support strategic planning and decision making. 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. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in business administration, accounting, finance, auditing, public administration, or related field and four years professional business administration work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.