Job Description

Payroll Title:
RSCH ADM 3
Department:
NANOENGINEERING
Hiring Pay Scale
$67,200 - $81,000 / Annually
Worksite:
Hybrid Remote
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
8 hrs/day, Mon - Fri

#128143 Research Administrator 3 (Hybrid)

Extended Deadline: Fri 6/21/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 02/16/2024 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/27/2024. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

In 2007, the Department of NanoEngineering was established as the sixth and newest department in the Jacobs School of Engineering. This young and vibrant new department is in an intensive growth phase, recruiting faculty and staff, planning new space and facilities, and creating new and exciting graduate and undergraduate programs, currently offering B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in NanoEngineering and Chemical Engineering. The NanoEngineering Department has grown rapidly with approximately 2830 faculty members and enrollment for fall 20169 of over 700 undergraduate and 140200 graduate students.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

This is a professional position at the experienced level of the Research Administrator Series. The Research Administrator 3 is an experienced professional who knows how to apply theory and put it into practice with in-depth understanding of the professional field; independently performs the full range of responsibilities within the function; possesses broad job knowledge; analyzes problems/issues of diverse scope and determines solutions.

The Research Administrator 3 provides analytical and financial support in proposal processing, contract and grant administration, and budget development, including pre-award proposal initiatives, management of funds post-award, and closeout activities for federal, state, local and private sponsors. Involves activities associated with forecasting, planning, and managing of research portfolios by performing some or all of the following: coordinating and identifying and developing and/or presenting proposals, contracts and other agreements; reviewing proposals to ensure institutional compliance; negotiating, administering and monitoring contract and grant awards, including compliance with regulations, terms and conditions; financial management and reporting; and sub award/subcontract issuance and administration.

*~This position is eligible for a hybrid flexible work arrangement with a combination of onsite and remote work. *

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Understanding of research administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment.

  • 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.

  • Experienced with all types of award mechanisms, including grants, contracts, subcontracts, cooperative agreements.

  • Proficiency in utilizing system reports, data extraction, and use pivot tables or similar experience using other financial reporting tools.

  • 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.

  • Requires thorough knowledge in OMB circulars such as Universal Guidelines, A-21, A110 and principles of cost accounting standards, including allowability, allocability, and reasonableness, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.

  • Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization and communication skills; and a customer service focus across broad and diverse subject areas.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with diverse individuals and groups.

  • 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.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

  • Overtime and weekends may be required.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $67,200 - $119,600 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $32.18 - $57.28

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


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