Pay Grade/Pay Range: 57 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 35027.16 Midpoint - $ 51147.24
Department/Organization: 702201 - Sponsored Program Admin
Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm
Job Summary: The Grants and Contracts Specialist will assist The University of Alabama faculty and staff in the review and processing of sponsored project proposals and in the review, revision, and development of sponsored project proposed budgets. Other responsibilities may include assuring compliance with Federal, State, and Local government administrative requirements related to pre-award and/or post-award sponsored project activities and negotiation of sponsored contract terms and conditions. The Grant and Contract Specialist must independently make decisions, authorize actions, and manage the sponsored programs assigned.
Additional Department Summary: The Grants & Contracts Specialist - Subaward Coordinator will draft, issue, and coordinate execution of outgoing subawards under federal and non-federal sponsored projects. Ensure subawards are issued in accordance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, prime sponsor requirements, and University policies. Collaborate with internal and external customers, consult with faculty, department administrators and other internal stakeholders such as the Office for Sponsored Programs, Office for Research & Technology Agreements, Contract & Grant Accounting, and the Office for Research Compliance. Assist with reporting obligations such as the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA). Continuation in this position is contingent upon availability of external funding derived from research programs or specific projects.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and two (2) years accounting, bookkeeping, budget, or contract/grant experience; OR a Masters degree with some accounting, bookkeeping, budget, or contract/grant experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Two (2) years of professional work experience in the preparation and processing of grant and/or contract proposals. Experience in negotiation of sponsored agreements. Experience in sponsored agreement administration.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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