Contract & Grants Analyst 2
Contract & Grants Analyst 2 Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 22471948 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $50,000 - $98,600 Position Information The BEES Administrative Unit provides business services for a large and complex operation encompassing extensive teaching, research, and outreach components for the Botanic Gardens, Earth & Planetary Sciences, and Environmental Sciences within the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS). In addition, BEES supports the UCR employees and campus purchases of the USDA Salinity Laboratory and provides conference management support for all units within CNAS. Under the direct supervision of the BEES Financial Operations Manager, the Contract and Grants Analyst will work in partnership with Contract and Grants team to manage the pre- and post-award administration of over 230 fund sources for approximately 40 Principal Investigators. The incumbent will prepare agency-specific, multi-year budgets and coordinate the submission of proposals to multiple agencies; prepare comprehensive and detailed reports; assist faculty in planning for the effective and appropriate use of all their funds; ensure compliance with agency-specific terms and conditions, federal guidance, and UC policy; and coordinate all aspects of Sales and Service funds. The successful incumbent will work with a diverse set of customers. *Please note: This position will be expected to work on campus on a regular, full-time basis; however, the person hired into this position will be able to work remotely during the current pandemic and campus closure. **Please note: While we do not anticipate that our position will be eligible for visa sponsorship, international applicants are still welcome to apply. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Experience Experience Requirement 2 - 4 years of related experience. Required
Minimum Requirements Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Ability to perform moderately complex financial analysis and customized reporting.
Knowledge of grant funding processes, procedures and techniques.
Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Ability to manage a high volume of transactions.
Knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.
Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Writing skills to draft persuasive text for variety of audiences.
Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization; communication skills; and a customer service focus.
The ideal candidate will have a welcoming attitude and be able to effectively manage difficult situations; will take ownership of assigned duties as demonstrated by independently shepherding tasks to a successful conclusion; will promptly communicate problems and issues to the Financial Operations Manager; will be able to meet deadlines and work accurately; and will be both a knowledgeable resource and the link between faculty, students, staff, and campus resources.
Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated knowledge of UC and UCR policies and procedures.
Demonstrated knowledge of UCR's financial systems.
Demonstrated experience in preparation and submission of contract and grant proposals using various on-line applications.
Experience working in an institution of higher education.
Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
- UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
- UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
- Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
- Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
- UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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