Senior Grant Officer
Posting Description: *Salary and Benefits:* $56,000 to $66,000, commensurate with experience The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment, learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder. --- *The University of Colorado is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Boulder Campus Title IX Coordinator by calling 303-492-2127 or to the Office of Civil Rights.* In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting human resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or (303) 492-6475. --- *Important Notes:* _Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials. There may be questions at the end of this application related to these qualifications and competencies; your answers to these questions will be verified against your application materials and may be checked with references. False information could lead to your removal from the hiring process._ _The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history._ _The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work._ *Position open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by Feb. 24, 2014.* To apply, please submit the following materials to this posting at www.jobsatcu.com: 1) A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2) A current resume If you have difficulties submitting application information, please contact the jobsatcu help desk at: 1-855-216-7740 option 5 *Please Note:* The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of a transcript or diploma copy if the candidate will be using a completed academic degree to fulfill a minimum requirement for the position. Reference checking is a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including email addresses, for up to five references as part of the search process for this position.
Minimum Qualifications: -Bachelor's degree -Four years of directly related experience, or JD, MBA, MPA plus 3 years of relevant experience -Six years of professional experience -Experience with reviewing and accepting various grant types (e.g. federal, state, foundation/nonprofit, subawards) and interacting with sponsors -Advanced knowledge of and experience with interpreting and applying federal, state, local, institutional and any other applicable regulations and policies to the review and acceptance of sponsored awards including, but not limited to, the CFR, OMB Circulars A-21, A-110, A-133, FAR and various sponsor policies -Experience in analyzing risks and the use professional judgment to effect appropriate solutions -Experience or the knowledge of negotiating with sponsors to change problematic terms and conditions -Proficiency in working with budgets
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: -Experience working in a fast-paced environment, to manage time well, to establish priorities, to meet deadlines and to maintain composure and productivity despite frequent interruptions, distractions and competing priorities -Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, written and listening)
Desired Qualifications: _Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified._ -CRA (Certified Research Administrator (Professional Credential) -Advanced Degree -Experience in higher education -Experience in a university sponsored research administration office -Additional years of directly related experience