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Contracts & Grants Analyst III

Company: University of California Riverside, Bourns College
Location: Riverside
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Contracts & Grants Analyst III Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 23314132 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $55,000 - $108,500 Position Information Works with individual investigators, small teams, and large teams from multiple departments and institutions to identify and pursue research and training opportunities of all sizes. Provides guidance on competitive approach, applicable policy, and effective grantsmanship. Possesses a sophisticated understanding of Federal and University grant policies and requirements such that he or she can assure that all proposals are complete and responsive. Outlines, writes, edits, and critiques proposal drafts. Plays a central role for all pre-award Research Administration and Research Development activities in the Bourns College of Engineering. Advises the BCOE Dean and Faculty on contract and grant funding strategy. Performs or coordinates pre-award research administration, entailing all services necessary for the preparation, approval, and submission of compliant and competitive proposals to funding agencies, companies, and foundations. Performs research development, entailing helping principal investigators formulate strategies for being successful in a competitive environment for contracts and grants. Serves as a strategic adviser by maintaining an understanding of funding agency priorities and trends, and how these can support the College's strategic plans. Develops lessons learned from successful and unsuccessful pursuits at UCR and elsewhere. This will entail systematically obtaining and analyzing reviews of submitted proposals. Advises the Dean and other campus leaders on approaches for success in winning large opportunities and integrating funding trends with the College's strategic plan. Serves as a primary participant in faculty development activities relating to proposal-writing activities for faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers. Serves as back-up in absence of or to support the Director. This position is designated as a Career Ladder recruitment, which means the hiring department can recruit and fill this role at different levels within the position classification series. Therefore, this position is currently posted as (Contract & Grants Analyst II (JD ID: 23309665), and/or an Contracts and Grants III (JD ID: 23314132). Applicants are encouraged to review both positions to determine the best match to your skills. All applicants will be assessed based on the minimum requirements for the recruitment for which they applied. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Advanced degree in engineering or science preferred. Preferred Education and experience in engineering, computer science, and physical science. Preferred Certifications Certification Requirement Certification by the Association of Proposal Management Professionals, National Organization of Research Development Professionals, Society of Research Administrators, or equivalent organization. Preferred Experience Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required Minimum Requirements Demonstrated knowledge of effective grant funding processes, procedures and techniques.Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization and communication skills; and a customer service focus across broad and diverse subject areas.Ability to perform complex financial analysis and customized reporting.Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment.Ability to manage significant volume of transactions.Thorough knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.Strong writing skills in a variety of styles to draft persuasive text for a variety of audiences while ensuring adherence to funding sponsor's guidelines.Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.Demonstrated competence in the use of MS office applications and database software and collaboration tools such as Google Dox, DropBox, and Box.Ability to communicate clearly and professionally verbally and in writingThorough understanding of the technical, administrative, and budgetary requirements of funding opportunities. Preferred Qualifications 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 is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings. UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020 UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color. Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019 Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine. 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 Job Description Details View complete Job Description for this position

Keywords: University of California Riverside, Bourns College, Riverside , Contracts & Grants Analyst III, Other , Riverside, California

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