Contract and Grants Analyst 3
Contract and Grants Analyst 3 Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 22847086 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $55,000 - $108,500 Position Information Under the general supervision of the Contracts and Grants Manager administer and coordinate complex fiscal budgeting and administration in order to maintain fiscal integrity and internal controls. Perform high level budget/resource analyses and assist with the preparation of monthly financial reports for principal investigators (PI) and administration, utilizing robust analytical tools. Specific areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to pre- and post-award grant administration. Maintain strong internal controls. Respond to changing needs for financial reports and ad hoc information for Principal Investigators, Chairperson, and administration. Prepare multi-year budgets and coordinate submission of contract and grant proposals for multiple agencies. Additionally provides policy interpretation, critical analyses, and administrative support for all aspects of temporary academic personnel administration. Responsible for audit and oversight of departmental Contract and Grant funds and working with departments to resolve issues. Working with departmental personnel may include training PI's and administrators on C&G responsibilities, accounting issues, best practices, sponsor requirements, and all UCR rules and regulations Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Experience Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Minimum Requirements Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment.
Demonstrated knowledge of effective grant funding processes, procedures and techniques.
Thorough knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Ability to manage significant volume of transactions.
Ability to perform complex financial analysis and customized reporting.
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.
Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.
Ability to work with various and diverse groups of people and lead them to reach a common goal. Heavily customer service oriented tasks with focus on training those diverse groups.
Acts as the Lead Analyst for CHASS grant proposals involving multiple PI's, department, and/or other UCR colleges.
Ability to independently audit departmental funds for oversight and training purposes. Forensic analysis of departmental contacts and grants and the ability to articulate and model the analysis and resolutions of problems to departmental personnel.
Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization and communication skills; and a customer service focus across broad and diverse subject areas.
Preferred Qualifications 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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