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Senior Contract and Grants Fund Manager

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles
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Jul 28, 2021

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Senior Contract and Grants Fund Manager
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: 33540
Salary: $4,700 - $11,717 monthly

Position Description:
Under the direction of the SE&IS central Business Office Principal Financial Manager, and the Senior Associate Director in the Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards and Student Testing (CRESST), serve as a Senior Contract and Grants Fund Manager, 50% time in the central Business Office within the School of Education and Information Studies (SE&IS), and 50% time in CRESST. Primary responsibilities as the Senior Contract & Grants Fund Manager include advanced financial analysis, compliance monitoring and accounting of federal, state, and private contract/grant funding sources. Independently oversee and manage all pre-award and post-award administration related to contract & grants proposals of assigned individual faculty and a large research unit, with an annual budget of over $8-$10 million. Provide direct support and oversight in a full range of contract and grant activities and sales & service activities while proactively promoting compliance with Federal regulations, University policy, and School guidelines. Produce monthly detailed analysis and financial reports to deliver coherent and concise financial data to project directors, faculty, research units and Assistant Dean of Financial Administration/CFO. Incumbent is also responsible with exhibiting interpersonal skills needed to establish and maintain a dynamic and effective working relationship with faculty, staff, students, other campus units.

The School of Education & Information Studies houses two departments that offer both professional and scholarly programs. The Information Studies Department provides distinction to UCLA as the only University of California campus to offer a professional program with the accreditation required for public librarians. The Education Department offers professional programs for future teachers, principals, and administrators that are the largest and most successful among the UC campuses. A scholarly PhD program is also offered in each department. Approximately 100 ladder and other professional faculty serve a total student population of about 1000 graduate and 350 undergraduate full time equivalent students; 44 staff employees provide support to the school's administrative infrastructure; and an additional 400 staff members are employed within the school's multiple research and development centers and projects. There is significant ongoing research and self-supporting activities throughout the organization, which also includes an elementary school with another 430 students, 35 faculty, 40 staff and a principal. The Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards and Student Testing (CRESST) is a national research center at the forefront of educational innovation. CRESST sets the national research agenda by creating new methodologies, tools, and resources for evaluating educational quality, improving student learning, and student assessment . CRESST conducts R & D focused on assessment, evaluation, technology, and learning from preK through adult education. CRESST is funded by numerous individual contracts and grants from a diverse group of public organizations, private foundations, and maintains a robust sales & service portfolio.

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy,

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UCLA is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1919 and is the second oldest of the ten campuses affiliated with the University of California system. UCLA offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines and enrolls about 26,000 undergraduate and about 12,000 graduate students from the United States and around the world every year.

UCLA features the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences. The UCLA College of Letters and Science has 34 academic departments and 900 faculty, and houses the majority of UCLA's 129 undergraduate majors as well as the students in the Graduate Division of Letters and Sciences. The UCLA College Honors Program is also housed in the College. The College of Letters and Science's programs are divided into five academic divisions: humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, and the International Institute. UCLA also offers certificate programs, undergraduate degree-credit and continuing education credits for non-full-time students through its UCLA Extension education program.

The 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA as the 24th best university in the nation and 32nd best in the world. In the 2007 edition of U.S. News and World Report, UCLA Medical Center was ranked best in the West, as well as one of the top 3 hospitals in the United States alongside Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 15 of the 16 medical specialty areas examined, UCLA Medical Center ranked in the top 20.

The campus' location in Los Angeles makes excursions to local museums, theaters, or other entertainment venues relatively quick and easy.

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