CONTRACTS & GRANTS ANALYST / SENIOR CONTRACT & GRANTS ANALYST

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University of California Irvine

CONTRACTS & GRANTS ANALYST / SENIOR CONTRACT & GRANTS ANALYST



Updated: Oct 16, 2020
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:
Department: ENGR DO TEC BUSINESS CENTER

Job Opening ID: 11726

Reports To: FIN ANL PRN 1 -SUPV

Working Title: Contracts & Grants Analyst / Senior Contracts & Grants Analyst

Department: ENGR DO TEC BUSINESS CENTER

Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Non-Exempt / Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 006205 / 006206

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: M-F, 8-5

Employee Class: Contract

This is a one year contract appointment position with the possibility of additional year contract appointment extensions. Per the University of California (UC) recruitment policy, because this position has undergone competitive recruitment, this position can be converted to career status any time after hire, as conversion meets criteria set by UC recruitment policy and the needs of the Samueli School of Engineering.

Position Summary:

The hiring authority will determine the hiring at Analyst or Senior Analyst job title based on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

The Samueli School of Engineering's (SSoE) Contracts and Grants Unit (TEC) provides quality assistance to faculty, researchers, and other academic personnel affiliated with the School to obtain (Pre-Award) and manage (Post-Award) sponsored awards that support research, training, and other scholarly activities. TEC ensures timely, accurate, and responsible stewardship of funds by carrying out these administrative activities within UC, UCI, Federal, State, and agency policies, procedures, and regulations. TEC (Pre-Award) staff assists with the submission of contract and grant (C&G) proposals from all prospective sponsors including but not limited to the Federal Government, Private Foundations, and For-Profit Entities. TEC (Post-Award) staff monitors and reports on funds received from outside sponsors and internal UCI sources, and provides general guidance on the proper stewardship of those funds.

Contract & Grants Analyst

Under general supervision, develops and / or oversees research proposals, awards and / or transactions related to contract and grant management and maintains contract and grant records in compliance with institutional and research sponsor policies. Works on

proposals of moderate scope such as single investigator NSF proposals where analysis of financial information or reports requires review of a variety of factors (e.g. budgets, salaries, expenses, etc.). Receives assignments on project basis and fully analyzes problems, gathers data and information, and recommends solutions. May be eligible for delegated signature authority. Completes and approves transactions

Senior Contract & Grants Analyst

Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research administrator to independently develop and / or oversee research proposals, awards, and / or transactions related to contract and grant management and maintains contract and grant records in compliance with institutional research sponsor policies. Works on proposals and awards of diverse scope where analysis of data requires thorough understanding of complex regulations. Completes and approves transactions for signature by manager or other authorized institutional official. Works on complex proposals and awards that may involve multiple investigators and / or multiple sub awards. Guides less experienced staff. Central Role (CR): Is eligible for delegated signature authority (may vary by campus). Department Role (DR): Typically works on complex proposals such as grants / contracts which require task budgets, option years, multiple investigators and multiple sub awards.

Compensation Range:

Contract & Grants Analyst: $24.23 - $36.93

Senior Contract & Grants Analyst: $59,623.00 - $70, 346.00

Department Website:

https://engineering.uci.edu/tec

Required:

Contract & Grants Analyst:

3-5 years of experience with BA/BS / equivalent experience.

Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.

Ability to manage a high volume of transactions.

Ability to perform moderately complex financial analysis and customized reporting.

Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.

Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization; communication skills; and a customer service focus.

Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.

Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.

Knowledge of grant funding processes, procedures and techniques.

Writing skills to draft persuasive text for variety of audiences.

Experience working as part of a professional team and in maintaining confidentiality.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, department heads, faculty and students of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds.

Demonstrated organizational skills with a strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize assignments when faced with heavy workload and competing deadlines.

Senior Contract & Grants Analyst:

5-7 years of experience with BA/BS / equivalent experience.

Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment.

Thorough knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.

Ability to manage significant volume of transactions.

Ability to perform complex financial analysis and customized reporting.

Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.

Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization and communication skills; and a customer service focus across broad and diverse subject areas.

Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.

Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.

Demonstrated knowledge of effective grant funding processes, procedures and techniques.

Strong writing skills in a variety of styles to draft persuasive text for a variety of audiences while ensuring adherence to funding sponsor's guidelines.

Experience working as part of a professional team and in maintaining confidentiality.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, department heads, faculty and students of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds.

Demonstrated organizational skills with a strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize assignments when faced with heavy workload and competing deadlines. Experience administering research funding from the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense and Department of Energy.

Demonstrated skill in understanding, interpreting and appropriate application of University of California Policies and Procedures as they relate to finance, contracts and grants, and sales and services activities, equipment management, and gift administration.

Proficient in the use of UC Campus financial systems, such as KR, KFS, UCPath, Pl Report, GEC and BAT functions. UC experience managing multi-million dollar research awards.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.


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