Grant & Contracts Specialist
Hyde Park Campus
23312 Local Business Center
About the Unit
- Reporting to the Supervisor of Financial Services, processes and monitors post award sponsored project activities and constituent business processes. Provides expert post-award assistance and advice to Faculty members, Business Managers, and others.
- Monitors and reports on post-award activities.
- Analyzes and trouble-shoots problems.
- Resolves post-award process issues.
- Serves as liaison to central grant authorities and other offices.
- Disseminates grant information.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Excellent attention to detail required.
- Good listening and verbal communication skills required.
- Good ability to communicate in writing required.
- Good organizational skills required.
- Self-direction and initiative required.
- Good analytical and problem-solving skills required.
- Patience and persistence required.
- Strong computer skills including word processing, database management, and spreadsheet skills required.
Education, Experience, and Certifications:
- Bachelor's degree or a minimum of five year experience required.
- Bachelor's degree or higher in accounting, business administration, or science preferred.
- A minimum of five years' experience in administrative, financial, or customer service roles required.
- Knowledge of federal grant regulations required.
- Knowledge of university grant policies and procedures preferred.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
- Knowledge of University or comparable financial accounting systems required.
- Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel required.
- Ability to use University of Chicago processing software (AURA, ACCTS, PETS, E Payment, Business Objects, GEMS, Accounts Payable System, Workday) preferred.
- Cover Letter
- Reference Contact Information
Depends on Qualification
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Job is Exempt?
Drug Test Required?
Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?
Health Screen Required?
Background Check Required?
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