Sr Analyst, Sponsored Research & Programs

Job description

Sr Analyst, Sponsored Research & Programs Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 23117588 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $55,000 - $95,150 Position Information This position is designated as a Career Ladder recruitment, which means the hiring department can recruit and fill this role at different levels within the position classification series. Therefore, this position is currently posted as Rsch Adm 2 (recruitment #23118309) and Rsch Adm 3 (recruitment #23117588). Applicants are encouraged to review both positions to determine the best match to your skills. All applicants will be assessed based on the minimum requirements for the recruitment for which they applied.The Sponsored Research & Programs Department at UCR School of Medicine is recruiting both pre-award and post-award analysts. While successful candidates will primarily focus on either pre-award or post-award administration, they will provide alternate side award support on an as-needed basis. Administers the fiscal operations of extramurally funded projects and programmatic activities held within the organization's diverse award portfolio. The incumbent will provide comprehensive and advanced financial analyses to Principal Investigators, Program Directors, Academic Unit FAOs and/or Chairs, to ensure the accuracy, integrity, and timeliness of revenue and expense reporting and to enable effective short- and long-range planning and adherence to University and sponsor policies and procedures. Maintain fiscal integrity for all funds and accounts, and ensure all funds are in auditable/reportable condition. The customer audience includes a complement of SOM units (Dean's Office, the Division of Biomedical Sciences, the Division of Clinical Sciences, Center for Healthy Communities, Student Affairs, Undergraduate Medical Education, and Graduate Medical Education), as well as collegial collaborators, external business partners, and community-based organizations. Additionally, the incumbent will provide comprehensive and advanced analytical and financial management support in the coordination and processing of proposals of complex scope, budget development, contract and grant administration, and award management and closeout activities as required for both research and clinical. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Experience Experience Requirement Working knowledge of federal regulations, policies and procedures related to sponsored awards and regulatory compliance (e.g., OMB A-21, A-110, A-133) and of research funding mechanisms employed by extramural sponsors (e.g., multiple-PI, instrumentation, graduate training and other special programs). Required Experience working in research administration at a university, specifically within a medical school or a non-profit research institute or hospital. Preferred Experience in sponsored funding administration or research administrative analysis. Required Experience ensuring compliance with sponsor terms and conditions, University policies, and federal and/or state requirements for sponsored projects; reviewing and endorsing sponsored projects proposals; accepting awards that support sponsored projects; and preparing and issuing subawards. Required Experience administering contracts and grants for both research and clinical. Preferred 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required Specialized experience with industry-sponsored research agreements, clinical trial agreements, confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements, off-site research agreements, SBIR/STTR agreements, state/local government agreements and foreign agreements. Preferred Experience in contract and grant programmatic/budgetary analysis and reporting; preparing fiscal and progress reports for submission to sponsor or review by management; and preparing periodic budget reports, conducting variance and other analyses, to ensure compliance with sponsor terms and conditions. Required
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Travel to campus and various UCR/SOM sites for meetings as needed. Required May be required to participate in meetings on the UCR campus and other UCR affiliated sites. Required Travel Required Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required
Minimum Requirements Ability to manage significant volume of transactions.
Thorough 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.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer or other web browsers; experience maintaining moderately complex databases.
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.
Ability to perform complex financial analysis and customized reporting.
Strong ability to organize workload when faced with competing priorities and to complete work assignments on a timely basis despite frequent interruptions.
Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively and professionally communicate, using tact and diplomacy with internal and external campus community partners.
Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization and communication skills; and a customer service focus across broad and diverse subject areas.
Demonstrated skill in working as part of a team and collaborating with others to complete tasks/projects.
Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and adherence to HIPAA and FERPA.
Demonstrated knowledge of effective grant funding processes, procedures and techniques.
Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment.
Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated knowledge of and working experience with University of California client/server systems.

Demonstrated knowledge of the University of California's financial and personnel policies and procedures and the ability to interpret them, for the purpose of project scope and budget development.

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.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview Job Description Details View complete Job Description for this position




Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 7/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time