Administrative Staff Officer II

Lexington, KY
Sep 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Toxicology & Cancer Biology is recruiting an Administrative Staff Officer II, to provide day-to-day financial management for the unit, ensuring the unit goals are implemented and achieved; and ensuring the financial stability of the unit. This position is also responsible for unit-wide review & of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and the implementation and completion of strategic initiatives established under and on behalf of the Department Chair.

This position requires an experienced research budget officer to assist with grant administration, development and management of study budgets, processing and management of study and program financial accounts. Administrative Staff Officer II will perform budget & grant administration, financial management of cost centers and grants, workflow coordination & management of documents that need to be processed for various entities on campus (OSPA, SPA, IBU, etc.).

The position also requires knowledge of the University of Kentucky's research administration process, and the chosen applicant will complete this coursework through UK-specific training.

Job Title
Administrative Staff Officer II

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Work Location
Lexington, KY

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Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Repetitive motion. Exposure to PC screens. Sitting for long periods of time.


Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (40 hrs/wk). Additional hours as necessary.


Microsoft professional programs, SAP finance, BW, Adobe Acrobat

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor's degree with more than 5 years experience in grant management or research budgets, plus SAP & BW experience

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
  3. * Please describe your greatest challenge in sponsored projects budget management, what you did to try & resolve it, as well as the result(s) of your actions.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please select the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience in financial management, analysis, or budget preparation.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 10 years
    • More than 10 years

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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