RESEARCH ADMIN. / FUND MGR. SUPERVISOR (Hybrid) - 116033
#116033 RESEARCH ADMIN. / FUND MGR. SUPERVISOR (Hybrid)Extended Deadline: Wed 5/25/2022
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Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.
Under general supervision, uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research administrator to independently manage and oversee research proposals, awards, and transactions related to contract and grant management and maintains contract and grant records in compliance with institutional research sponsor policies. Works on proposals and awards of diverse scope where analysis of data requires thorough understanding of complex regulations. Completes and approves transactions for signature by manager or other authorized institutional official. Works on complex proposals and awards that may involve multiple investigators and/or multiple sub awards. Guides less experienced staff.
Incumbent will also supervise 2.0 career FTEs and review process and implement best practices as it relates to the areas of fiscal transactions. Exercise leadership and discretionary authority to negotiate and/or solve pre/post concerns; use a high degree of independence, ingenuity and analytical skills to resolve complex, unusual and non-routine problems or issues. Formulate internal policy and procedures and make recommendations to the Chair, DBO and Financial Manager for full scope of organizational development, contract and grant administration, internal communications and policy research and enforcement.
This position may be eligible for a Hybrid flexible work arrangement, which could include a non-standard work schedule, and/or the ability to work off-site part of the time.
Please submit a cover letter for a complete application.
Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment.
Thorough knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Ability to manage significant volume of transactions. Ability to perform complex financial analysis and customized reporting.
Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.
Effective interpersonal skills to interact with diverse individuals and groups.
Knowledgeable about Federal Acquisition Regulation, Code of Federal Regulations, sponsor-specific policies, intellectual property policy, conflict of interest requirements, publication rights, application of indirect cost rates and other complex concepts in research administration.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment with overlapping deadlines and short lead times and maintain a high level of attention to detail, and ability to work with a high degree of accuracy.
Proficiency working with computer and information management systems.
Experienced with all types of award mechanisms, including grants, contracts, subcontracts, cooperative agreements.
Stays current on compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.
Overtime and weekends may be required.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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