Administrative Support Associate I
Posting DetailsJob TitleAdministrative Support Associate IRequisition NumberRE24427Working TitleDepartment Name40130:Sponsored Projects AdministrationWork LocationLexington, KYGrade Level41Salary Range$14.99-23.98/hourType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education
AAClick here for more information about equivalencies:http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalenciesRequired Related Experience
3 yrsRequired License/Registration/Certification
Sitting for long periods of time at a computer. Lifting paper-boxes of files.Shift
Monday-Friday; 8:00 am-5:00 pm.Job Summary
The Office of Sponsored Projects Administration (OSPA) is seeking an Administrative Support Associate I. OSPA is responsible for administering over $429 million in extramural grants and contracts awarded through the University of Kentucky Research Foundation. Services are available to all University faculty and staff and include: advice and assistance with budget preparation and other administrative requirements of proposals; proposal submission; review, negotiation and acceptance of awards; interpretation and information regarding sponsor policies and regulations; preparation of subcontract documents; administration of UK’s Conflict of Interest Policy.
The Administrative Support Associate I will be responsible for assisting Research Project Administrators with administration of sponsored project grants and contracts through data entry that updates SAP Grants Module, creating purchase orders in SRM, reconciling cost centers, ordering supplies, answering inquiries from faculty and staff regarding sponsored projects, filing, preparing correspondence letters, scheduling meetings and other clerical duties.
A successful candidate will have the ability to think critically and work collegially in order to successfully resolve questions and issues for faculty, staff, and colleagues; communicate timely and professionally to a diverse range of individuals; the ability to multitask and prioritize; a strong attention to detail; and a willingness to be a lifelong learner.
Founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the Kentucky Bluegrass. The Office of Sponsored Projects Administration supports the University’s commitment to pursuing interdisciplinary research and creative efforts to address challenges and disparities faced by the Commonwealth’s citizens.
IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered).Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/ExperienceDeadline to Apply09/13/2020University 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
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- * Rate your level of expertise in using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Windows, Excel, and PowerPoint).
- * Describe your experience using SAP. Include the modules (i.e. FI, BW, HR, etc.) you have utilized.
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- * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
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