Division/College: College of Education, Health & Human Sciences
Employee Category: Classified
Pay Range: $17.00 - $20.00 per hour
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: Function independently with the ability to analyze proposals, grants, and contracts and make suggestions for revisions; support academic faculty seeking external funding by assisting with budgets; review contract and proposal budgets before they are entered into Office of Sponsored Programs' (OSP) systems. Apply detailed knowledge of regulations and Regents' policies in regard to facilitating and coordinating sponsored programs through the Electronic Internal Proposal Routing System (EIPRS) for the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences (EHHS). Perform a variety of budget and personnel functions to support external funding of the EHHS, including maintenance of financial and personnel records for grant/contract budgets of the academic units of the College. Function as part of a team providing financial services to the College of Education community.
Experience coordinating sponsored programs, analyzing fiscal and budgetary information, maintaining accounting systems, developing and monitoring budgets including allocating expenditures and reconciling accounts.
Experience in research administration, administration of sponsored programs and/or writing grant proposals.
Comprehensive knowledge of accounting theory, principles, and practices.
Bachelors degree in a relevant field plus at least 1 year of experience in research administration, administration of sponsored programs and/or writing grant proposals.
Knowledge of Federal grant regulations, computerized accounting systems, governmental accounting, and analyzing program activities.
Experience using Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) systems and the Electronic Internal Proposal Routing System (EIPRS).
Experience using the Banner data base system, specifically the finance and human resource modules.
Experience assisting internal customers in the understanding of sponsored program requirements.
Demonstrated ability to use problem solving skills to organize, prioritize work load, and perform tasks with minimal supervision, at a high degree of accuracy and thoroughness, with close attention to detail and quality of content.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including, Word, Excel, Outlook; some experience with Access and PowerPoint.
Experience with databases and data manipulation.
Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: Ability to use computer equipment while at a desk. Ability to sit for long periods. Able to navigate modern office environment. Able to lift and/or otherwise move a minimum of 20 lbs. Modern office environment.
Posting Number: SP002126P
Posting Date: 03/19/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Applicants who apply by April 2, 2019, will be given first consideration.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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