Grant and Contract Administrator or Senior Grant and Contract Administrator, Office of Sponsored Pro

Location
Flagstaff, Arizona
Salary
Commensurate with experience.
Posted
Sep 01, 2017
Ref
603059
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Grant and Contract Administrator or Senior Grant and Contract Administrator, Office of Sponsored Projects- #603059

***This position has been re-opened.  If you have already applied, you do not need to re-apply.***

This position will be filled as a Grant and Contract Administrator (GCA) or as a Senior Grant and Contract Administrator (SGCA) depending on the qualifications of the selected applicant. 

Job Description

Grant and Contract Administrator (GCA)

  • Provides pre- and non-financial post-award research administrative services for the preparation and submission of proposals, negotiation and acceptance of awards, and administration of sponsored projects. Requires the ability to successfully and productively interact with all segments of the University community as well as external granting agencies in the public and private sectors. The position reports to the Director, Office of Sponsored Projects.
  • Facilitates the University's involvement in projects and programs funded by external sponsors; matches potential funding sources with faculty research interests.
  • Proactively works with individual and multidisciplinary groups of faculty, staff and students to develop new proposals; advises on budget preparation and formatting of proposals to meet agency and University requirements and guidelines.
  • Provides administrative oversight including negotiating the terms and conditions of awards and sub-awards under the direction of the Sponsored Projects Officer or the Director; monitoring awards for compliance with the University, state, federal, and sponsor requirements; and advising faculty and staff on these requirements.
  • Advises and/or acts as an intermediary in communications with sponsor representatives to clarify requirements for proposal submission and award terms and conditions.
  • Provides training to faculty, staff and students in grantsmanship as well as in the use of grant administrative software. 

Senior Grant and Contract Administrator (SGCA)

  • Serves as a resource for Grant and Contract Administrators in fulfilling above functions and provides training to Grant and Contracts Coordinators and OSP staff in grantsmanship as well as the use of grant administrative software.
  • Assignments include the most complex sponsored projects in the university’s grants and contracts portfolio.
  • Monitors developments in grants administration relative to current policies and procedures, and contributes to the development of institutional policies and procedures for pre- and non-financial post award sponsored projects administration.
  • Takes a leading role in managing one or more compliance/regulatory/technical areas for sponsored projects.
  • Assists in coordinating OSP functions in the absence of the Sponsored Projects Officer, including allocating staff resources and reviewing proposal and award documents for signature by the Director and the Associate Vice President for Sponsored Projects.                

Minimum Qualifications:

Grant and Contract Administrator (GCA)

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in University grant and contract administration.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education in sponsored projects administration.

Senior Grant and Contract Administrator (SGCA)

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 5-7 years of demonstrated experience in University grant and contract administration.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education in sponsored projects administration.

Annual Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Application Deadline: Open until further notice.  

Please see nau.jobs for full job descriptions and details on how to apply online!  NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.