Contracts & Grant Analyst 1
Contracts & Grant Analyst 1 Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 22779673 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $41,300 - $71,400 Position Information There are two positions available at various levels for the Contracts & Grant Analyst recruitments. The hiring department can recruit and fill this role at different levels within the position classification series. This position is also posted as a Contracts & Grant Analyst 2 (job #22779924 ). Applicants are encouraged to review both positions to determine the best match for their skills and experience. All applicants will be assessed based on the minimum requirements for the level(s) for which they applied. If you wish to be considered in multiple pools or are unsure, please apply for all positions. 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.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.***UC Riverside career employees who have passed their probationary period will receive priority consideration for this position. If a qualified pool of candidates from the campus is not identified, qualified candidates from the UC system, or external candidates may be considered at the discretion of the hiring department.*** Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Experience Experience Requirement 0 - 1 years of related experience. Required
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Overtime Required Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required
Minimum Requirements Organization and communication skills and customer service focus.
Ability to thrive in a busy, high-volume, and deadline driven work environment that requires coordination of multiple activities and the judgment and flexibility to reprioritize to accommodate emergency requests. Detail oriented.
Proficiency working with computer and information management systems.
Ability to learn and develop understanding of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Ability to learn and develop understanding of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Ability to perform routine financial analysis and reporting.
Preferred Qualifications Writing skills to draft persuasive text for variety of audiences.
Demonstrated knowledge of Contracts & Grants policies and procedures at both the UC system-wide level and the local UCR campus level.
Demonstrated knowledge of UCR's financial systems.
Demonstrated knowledge of various on-line proposal and post-award research applications.
Work experience in higher education.
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.
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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