Grant Program Coordinator Sr

Job description

The College of Public Health is currently seeking a Grant Program Coordinator Senior to support the post-award grant process. This position will serve as the lead for post-award grants administration including tracking and troubleshooting problems with new and existing grants accountability standards and regulations. Gather and maintain accounting records on all active extramural and intramural grants and contracts in the college. Will work with Principal Investigators to establish and maintain contracts, subawards, and memorandums of agreements according to university accounting regulations and cost account standards. Will coordinate with Payroll on hiring of extramural grant-funded faculty members and staff. Will assist Grants Financial Analysts with account re-budgeting, monthly reconciliations, and account close out. Other responsibilities include budget tracking as well as reporting to principal investigators on expenses and available budget.
The Grant Program Coordinator Senior will work with the Business Office and the Assistant Dean for Research with the ongoing training of employees working with sponsored projects to ensure they are trained at the highest skill level achievable. The position will also interpret and enforce university policies and procedures, rules and regulations, and consistency with best practices as related to grants management.

Job Title
Grant Program Coordinator Sr

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Working Title
Grant Program Coordinator Senior-Post Award

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Work Location
Lexington, KY

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Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

The essential job functions of this position require you to: communicate and build working relationships with staff and faculty from diverse backgrounds; abide by University guidelines; prioritize and manage work effectively; perform work at a desk for long periods of time; interact with individuals from various levels throughout the university and work successfully in a team as well as independently.


Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, additional hours may be required based on departmental needs.


An ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in university accounting and procurement policies, procedures, regulations and cost accounting standards; high attention to detail, analytical ability and problem solving skills. A candidate should have experience coaching and developing others and have strong written and verbal communication skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Department prefers a Master's degree + 5 years of related 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. * Please select the answer that best represents your paid, full time employment experience working with university accounting and procurement.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * Please indicate the number of years of paid work experience in which you were responsible for ensuring compliance with university accounting and procurement policies.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Please briefly describe the extent of your experience in providing accounting or procurement workshop training, the focus of the training and the type(s) of audiences to whom your presentations were made.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please describe your experience with providing accounting or procurement support in accordance with university guidelines, policies and procedures.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter





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Posted: 3/1/2018
Application Due: 3/15/2018
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