Senior Contract and Grant Officer
Company: University of California - Riverside
Posted on: April 18, 2019
SENIOR CONTRACT AND GRANT OFFICER
8AM - 5PM
$53,700 - $105,900
This position is responsible for providing institutional-level
sponsored programs administration services to a portfolio of
academic departments and research units, including acting as an
institutional liaison with extramural sponsors. The duties of this
position include (but are not limited to): the review, analysis and
endorsement of proposals; analysis of award (e.g., grants,
cooperative agreements, contracts) terms and conditions;
negotiation and acceptance/execution of sponsored agreements;
providing advice to faculty and staff regarding sponsored programs
issues; interpreting a broad range of sponsor policies, government
regulations and award terms and conditions; negotiating and
executing subcontracts under UC Riverside's prime; coordinating
and/or approving prior approval requests and facilitating award
close-out, and participating in the presentation of research
administration training courses. This position also interacts with
a variety of campus and system-wide offices to facilitate the
management, administration, and conduct of sponsored programs.
Please note: the budgeted range for this position is up to
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent
4 - 7 years of related experience.
Minimum of 8 years of experience.
Experience working in research administration at a college,
university, non-profit research institute or hospital.
Experience utilizing various federal agency electronic proposal
submission systems used to review and submit proposals to
Experience drafting and negotiating research and research-related
agreement with federal and state governments and non-profit
Must successfully pass a background check through the Department of
Ability to perform complex financial analysis and customized
Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and
Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database
software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial
Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas
of research administration.
Thorough knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to
use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of
interest, biosafety, etc.
Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of
Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and
educational activities, preferably in a university environment.
Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization and
communication skills; and a customer service focus across broad and
diverse subject areas.
Strong writing skills in a variety of styles to draft persuasive
text for a variety of audience while ensuring adherence funding
Ability to manage significant volume of transactions.
Demonstrated knowledge of effective grant funding processes,
procedures and techniques.
Working knowledge of sponsored programs administration policies,
procedures and practices of non-federal sponsors.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relations within
a diverse, multicultural environment.
Working knowledge of federal regulations, policies and guidelines
regarding sponsored programs administration.
Working knowledge of the intellectual property principles,
policies, regulations, practices and the technical and legal issues
affecting the protection, use and exploitation of intellectual
Ability to analyze data, information and objectives; identify
patterns, concerns, issues, problems, needs, tendencies and
relationships; formulate logical and objective conclusions;
recognize alternatives and there implications; and make sound
decisions or recommendations.
Working knowledge of proposal/project cost principles.
Working knowledge of generally accepted contracting and
subcontracting principles and practices, as well as knowledge of
research funding mechanisms employed by extramural sponsors.
Knowledge of UC sponsored programs administration policies,
procedures and practices.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located
on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern
California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the
vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living
laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing
communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the
arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and
staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse
research universities in the country boasting several key rankings
of which we are extremely proud.
* UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The
Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
* Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of
World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151
institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy
precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500
* In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for
achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and
* UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the
nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
* In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated
UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student
success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named
top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California
campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities
in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the
achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and
staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
For information about our generous employee benefits package,
visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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