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Principal Contracts and Grants Officer

Company: University of California - Riverside
Location: Riverside
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Job Description:

PRINCIPAL CONTRACTS AND GRANTS OFFICER

JOB NUMBER
FULL/PART TIME
SCHEDULE
SALARY

201906193343
Full Time
8AM - 5PM
Commensurate with Experience

POSITION INFORMATION

The Principal Contracts and Grants Officer (PCGO) 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 (e.g., Federal agencies, state/local government, marketing boards, and non-profit entities). The duties of this position include (but are not limited to): reviewing, endorsing, and submitting highly complex proposals; performing comprehensive analysis of a variety of awards (e.g., contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements); reviewing, negotiating, and executing (with delegated signature authority) highly complex sponsored awards on behalf of The Regents; providing advice to faculty and departmental analysts regarding critical and/or sensitive sponsored programs issues; interpreting a broad range of sponsor policies, government regulations, and award terms and conditions; coordinating and/or approving prior approval requests; and facilitating award closeouts. Additionally, the PCGO interacts with a variety of campus and University of California system-wide offices to facilitate the management, administration, and conduct of sponsored programs. This job is designated as a Career Ladder recruitment, in which it has been posted at two different levels. The applicants will be assessed based on the minimum requirements for the recruitment for which they applied. If your qualifications are better aligned for the lower level position and you meet those minimum requirements, we encourage you to apply directly to recruitment # 201906193342.

EDUCATION

Education Requirements

DEGREE
REQUIREMENT

Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Required

Advanced degree.
Preferred

EXPERIENCE

EXPERIENCE
REQUIREMENT

Demonstrated experience utilizing various external electronic proposal submission systems.
Required

Demonstrated experience working within University of California policies.
Preferred

6 - 10 years of related experience.
Required

9 years of related experience
Preferred

Demonstrated experience negotiating research and research-related awards with federal agencies, state and local governments, and non-profit entities.
Required

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Advanced ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse, multicultural environment.
Demonstrated advanced competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Maintains knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply sponsor, institutional and departmental policies. Knowledge of current compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Advanced skill in working as part of a team, leading teams, and collaborating with others to complete tasks/projects.
Experience with all types of award mechanisms, including grants, contracts, subcontracts, cooperative agreements.
Full knowledge of 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.
Advanced ability to identify complex problems and implement appropriate solutions.
Advanced knowledge of the mission of a major research university and the principles that form the foundation of academic research.
Advanced ability to analyze data, information and objectives; identify patterns, concerns, issues, problems, needs, tendencies and relationships; formulate logical and objective conclusions; recognize alternatives and their implications; and make sound decisions or recommendations.
Extensive knowledge of program administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment.
Ability to perform highly complex financial analysis and customized reporting.
Demonstrated advanced knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.
Ability to manage high volume and complex transactions.
Ability to interpret policy for others.
Advanced knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization and communication skills; and a customer service focus across broad and diverse subject areas .
Advances knowledge of effective grant funding processes, procedure and techniques.
Advanced ability to create and train grant writing and other communication skills in a variety of styles to ensure securing grant funding required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of UC sponsored programs administration policies, procedures, and practices.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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 excel.

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 universities."

* 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 gender boundaries.

* 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 law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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