Manager of IIB Programs and Grant Administration

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University of Colorado Denver

Institute for International Business

Manager of IIB Programs and Grant Administration

Position #706007 - Requisition 15057

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

The Institute for International Business (IIB) has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Manager of IIB Programs and Grant Administration position.

The University of Colorado Denver is a public research university serving more than 14,000 students. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 100 highly rated degree programs through eight schools and colleges. In the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers-CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

Located in the heart of downtown, CU Denver provides a vibrant, urban research university experience, with academic programs ranging from the liberal arts and sciences to global energy management, music industry studies and criminal justice among eight schools and colleges. The classroom extends into the city as students study, network and build careers in the surrounding business district. CU Denver unites quality academics, ambitious research and creative work, civic consciousness and driven students-all in the lively setting of downtown Denver. Read CU Denver Quick Facts here.

Position Emphasis:

The purpose of this position is to serve in a project manager role to implement international business programs sponsored by the CU Denver Institute for International Business (IIB) and Center for International Business Education and Research.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Manage and coordinate the implementation of IIB programs
    • Duties include developing and analyzing program budgets; designing marketing materials; identifying and implementing marketing efforts; communicating with participants and IIB/CIBER stakeholders; determining logistical arrangements; determining program fee structure; monitoring and analyzing program expenditures; determining appropriate use of grant funds; developing program participant communications; etc. This position is responsible for the decision-making processes from the design phase to implementation of each IIB/CIBER program. This position requires independent decision making and judgment to ensure the successful delivery of IIB/CIBER programs.
  • Office Manager
    • Duties include overseeing coordination of travel arrangements and reimbursement; payroll and human resource management transactions; procurement of goods and services; processes invoices and journal entries; and other general administrative duties.
  • Manage financial operations of the IIB and CIBER grant
    • IIB: This position would serve as fiscal manager responsible for reviewing and reconciling monthly financial reports, compiling year-end financial reports, and developing auxiliary budgets for the Faculty Directors review. Judgment and knowledge is required to determine that expenditures are charged to the proper speedtype in accordance to fiscal policies relating to the appropriate use of CIBER grant funds and gift funds.
    • CIBER: Duties include developing an annual budget for the U.S. Department of Education CIBER grant. This process includes identifying matching funds and program revenue, preparing no-cost extension requests, and compiling year-end financial reports. Accomplishing these tasks will require effective communication with the Faculty Director, the Office of Grants and Contracts, and CU Denver's Finance office. Judgment and knowledge is required to ensure that allowable expenditures are charged to the CIBER grant.
  • Manage U.S. Department of Education CIBER Grant Reporting Requirements
    • Duties include compiling data and statistics for the purpose of preparing CIBER grant performance reports each spring and fall. This position identifies relevant data sources, works with internal and external partners for data collection, and with CU Denver's Office of Grants and Contracts. Responsibilities also include meeting report submission deadlines and ensuring effective, accurate, and efficient preparation of reports.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary range for this position has been established at $52,418 to $55,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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Diversity and Equity:

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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.


Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree in business, business administration, finance, accounting, education, social sciences, public administration, communications, information systems, 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.

The position requires extensive, diverse and progressively responsible experience, including direct responsibility for program/office management, as well as grant, sponsored award, and/or gifts/scholarship administration.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with and knowledge of CU accounting, finance, and personnel procedures and practices.
  • Experience with CU systems, such as Concur and PeopleSoft, or similar software.
  • Professional experience with program/project management, including financial responsibilities.


  • 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.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of three to five professional references (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: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by November 14, 2018. Those who do not apply by November 14th may or may not be considered.

Job Category: Business Services

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30054 - ASA-Ctr Intrntl Bus/Ed/Rsch

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Nov 9, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Sheri Kalina Jungman

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00706007





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Posted: 11/1/2018
Application Due: 12/4/2018
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