Analyst, Sponsored Research & Programs
Analyst, Sponsored Research & Programs Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 23118309 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $50,000 - $86,450 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. Functions independently, under supervision from the Sponsored Research & Programs Supervisor, to provide analytical and financial management support in the coordination and processing of proposals of moderate to complex scope, budget development, contract and grant administration, and award management and closeout activities as required within defined guidelines. The customer audience includes a complement of School of Medicine units (Dean's Office, the Division of Biomedical Sciences, the Division of Clinical Sciences, Center for Healthy Communities, Student Affairs, Undergraduate Education, and Graduate Medical Education), as well as collegial collaborators, external business partners, and community based organizations. Perform intermediate level budget/resource analysis including retrieving data from campus financial systems, organizing and validating data and the preparation of comprehensive reports for management. Provides Pre-Award and Post-Award administration support to School of Medicine. Maintain fiscal integrity for all funds and accounts. Ensure all funds are in auditable/reportable condition. 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 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 Demonstrated specialized 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 Prior work experience in sponsored funding administration or research administrative analysis. Required Experience working in research administration at a university, specifically within a medical school, or a non-profit research institute or hospital. Preferred
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Occasional travel to/from campus and various SOM locations. Required Overtime Required Overtime Required Travel Required Travel Required
Minimum Requirements Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.
Ability to manage a high volume of transactions.
Demonstrated skill in working as part of a team and collaborating with others to complete tasks/projects.
Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities.
Demonstrated ability to maintain high level of confidentiality and adherence to HIPAA and FERPA.
Writing skils to draft persuasive text for variety of audiences.
Knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Ability to perform moderately complex financial analysis and customized reporting.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer or other web browsers; experience with maintaining moderately complex databases.
knowledge of grant funding processes, procedures and techniques.
Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization; communication skills; and a customer service focus.
Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Strong ability to organize workload when faced with competing priorities and to complete work assignments on a timely basis despite frequent interruptions.
Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively and professionally communicate, using tact and diplomacy with internal and external campus community partners.
Preferred Qualifications 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.
Demonstrated knowledge of and working experience with University of California client/server systems.
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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