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Senior Coordinator, Sponsored Research and Programs (Administrative Analyst/Specialist - Exempt II)

California State University at Dominguez Hills
Dominguez Hills
Closing date
Jul 28, 2021

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Job Details

Job no: 502091
Work type: Staff
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

Position Information

This is a full-time, permanent (probationary) position.

Special Working Conditions: The deadline-based nature of the position requires that the Senior Coordinator occasionally work outside of regular office hours.

Conditions of Employment

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Application Deadline & Salary Information

The application deadline is: Wednesday, July 28, 2021.

The salary range for this classification is: minimum $4,693 - maximum $8,489 monthly.

Major Duties

Under the general direction of the Director of the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP), the Senior Coordinator is responsible for reviewing and implementing funders’ guidelines in proposal preparation; creating budgets and budget justifications, accurately completing related internal documents and agency forms; routing of proposals to campus signatories via Cayuse for university approval; the successful submission of proposals to federal, state, and other external funders; submission of reports and action items to agencies related to awarded proposals; serves as committee member for research-related events; participates in training and outreach to the campus community, assists with the annual audit and other audits, and other duties as required.


Required Education: A bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent training.

Required Experience: Administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs, equivalent to four years.

Preferred Education: A bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent training from an accredited college or university, preferably in Business Administration or a related field.

Preferred Experience: At least four years of experience in the administration of grants and contracts in a university setting.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:
Thorough knowledge of federal, state, local, and non-profit funding sources; thorough knowledge of proposal preparation policies and submission guidelines and pre and post award rules and regulations.

Ability to:
Understand web-based proposal preparation and submission software; use of Adobe Professional software for purposes of grant application preparation and submission and a familiarity with Cayuse.

Skill in:
The timely submission of multiple proposals to disparate external agencies under deadline pressure and personal skills to interact effectively with faculty, administrators and staff.


75% - Initiate the proposal preparation and submission process in procedural matters that include (but are not limited to) (1) Work with CSUDH principal investigators to identify and apply for external grant funding, (2) analyze and evaluate proposals, generate and/or review budgets and route for institutional approval, (3) collect required compliance documents and review for completeness and accuracy (4) assist in identifying, developing, and delivering training to CSUDH faculty and staff on grant-related topics, and (5) represent ORSP at on/off campus meetings, symposia, and conferences when required.

20% - Develop, maintain and enhance electronic reports, including (but not limited to) those covering (1) faculty research/scholarly/creative activity interests (2) proposals submitted for external funding (3) awards received from external funding agencies.

5% - Other duties as assigned by the Director or Dean.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. For more information or definition of these terms, please visit:

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at , or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639. Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9

Advertised: 14 Jul 2021 Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: 28 Jul 2021 Pacific Daylight Time

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