PreAward Grants Consultant (Open Rank)

Location
Aurora, CO
Posted
Jul 12, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers.*



University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine | Dean's Office, PreAward Core

PreAward Grants Consultant (Open Rank)

Position #1962 - Requisition 14116



The Dean's Office, PreAward Core has an opening for a full-time, University Staff (unclassified) PreAward Grants Consultant (Open Rank) position.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Job Summary:
Jobs in this career family provide direct professional support of research activities. Functions include contracts and grants solicitation and administration, grant/agreement preparation, review and negotiation, regulatory compliance, sponsor communication and post and pre award management, human subject compliance, research animal management, research laboratory coordination and instruction, environmental health and safety, radiation control, hazardous materials use, disposal and training.

Entry Level:

Professionals at the entry level are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions. Work involves creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to a professional field. These positions may be filled at the entry through senior level, depending on the successful candidate's education, experience and suitability for these particular positions.

At the entry level, duties are limited in scope and are performed with guidance and direction from other professionals and are performed in a training and Development capacity.

Intermediate Level:

Professionals at the intermediate level are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions. Work involves creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to a professional field.

At the intermediate level, duties may be more limited in scope and are performed with guidance and direction from other professionals.

Senior Level:

Senior Professionals are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions. Work involves creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to a professional field. Work is performed fully independently.

Examples of Work Performed:

The major function of this position is to assist faculty in submission and preaward administration of grants and contracts. This position will be responsible for the management, development, implementation and oversight of preaward grant functions, including ensuring all applications follow the sponsor guidelines, the University guidelines and timelines, and adhere to all grant application regulations and requirements. This position may be filled at the entry through the senior professional level, depending on the successful candidate's education, experience, and suitability for the position.

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position has been established at $44,000 - $50,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

For Entry-Level Appointments
  • A bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration, business, public health, public administration, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.

Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.

For Intermediate-Level Appointments:
  • A bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration, business, public health, public administration, or a directly related field from an accredited institution and 1 year of professional grant or contract experience.

Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis, but not for the specific experience.

For Senior-Level Appointments
  • A bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration, business, public health, public administration, or a directly related field from an accredited institution and 2 years of professional grant or contract experience.

Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis, but not for the specific experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with Info Ed Proposal Development System or similar grant submission software.
  • Experience working in an academic environment or medical center.
  • Experience working with PeopleSoft (HRMS &/or Finance).
  • Previous grant and/or contract experience.
  • Previous research administration experience

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality with sensitive information.


Diversity and Equity:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Office of Equity by email at equity_ada@ucdenver.edu or by phone at (303) 315-2567.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.


Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. * REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A cover letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2). A current resume/CV. 3). List of 3-5 professional references. Questions should be directed to Theresa Anderson at Theresa.Anderson@ucdenver.edu.

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.



Job Category: Research Services

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20029 - SOM - Dean-School of Medicine

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jul 11, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Theresa Anderson

Posting Contact Email: Theresa.Anderson@ucdenver.edu

Position Number: 00001962

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