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Position Summary: This position serves as the lead contact for pre-award and post-award grant administration between the Geography Department and UGA's Office of Sponsored Project Administration. The position provides direction for post-awarding activities, such as monitoring grant awards for accuracy and compliance with standards and providing post-award guidance. This position also manages the state/departmental budgets and Departmental Sales and Service Accounts (DSS).

Responsibilities: Pre-Award This position will assist faculty and graduate students in the proposal development, preparation and submission process (both new proposals and proposals for additional funding to existing agreements). Help create budgets and budget justifications and ensure needed approvals within college (cost-share/matching). Enter proposals in UGA's eResearch portal, assist with agency forms (SF424, R&R form, etc.), and draft letters of support documents. Post-Award Monthly ASR's, meet with faculty PI's to review account activity, and ensure proper close-out of accounts. Process pre- and pending awards, no-cost extension requests, budget revisions, etc. Handle sub-award budgets and process invoices. Review expenditures for compliance and submit needed requests (CASB exception), review purchasing for export controls and prepare journal vouchers. Assist faculty with effort and assist with planning.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university required and a minimum of four to five years of direct experience in the area of research administration (proposal submission and non-financial post-award management) or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Delegated Limited Submission Authority (DLSA) status typically is expected to be attained at this level within one to two years.

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.




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Posted: 11/6/2018
Application Due: 11/4/2019
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