Analyst, Sponsored Research & Programs (Pre and/or Post-Award)
Company: University of California - Riverside
Posted on: January 14, 2020
ANALYST, SPONSORED RESEARCH & PROGRAMS (PRE AND/OR POST-AWARD)
8AM - 5PM
$50,000 - $86,450
Functions independently, under supervision from the Sponsored
Research & Programs Supervisor, to provide analytical and financial
management support in the coordination and processing of proposals
of moderate to complex scope, budget development, contract and
grant administration, and award management and closeout activities
as required. The customer audience includes a complement of School
of Medicine units (Dean's Office, the Division of Biomedical
Sciences, the Division of Clinical Sciences, Center for Healthy
Communities, Student Affairs, Undergraduate Education, and Graduate
Medical Education), as well as collegial collaborators, external
business partners, and community based organizations. Perform
complex budget/resource analysis including retrieving data from
campus financial systems, organizing and validating data and the
preparation of comprehensive reports for management. Provides
Pre-Award and Post-Award administration support to School of
Medicine. Maintain fiscal integrity for all funds and accounts.
Ensure all funds are in auditable/reportable condition. 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 (RSCH ADM 2 Grade 20 Recruitment
201910318501) and (RSCH ADM 3 Grade 21 Recruitment 201910308461).
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. If you wish to be considered in both pools or are unsure,
please apply for both positions.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent
2 - 4 years of related experience.
Experience ensuring compliance with sponsor terms and conditions,
University policies, and federal and/or state requirements for
sponsored projects; reviewing and endorsing sponsored projects
proposals; accepting awards that support sponsored projects; and
preparing and issuing subawards.
Demonstrated specialized experience in contract and grant
programmatic/budgetary analysis and reporting; preparing fiscal and
progress reports for submission to sponsor or review by management;
and preparing periodic budget reports, conducting variance and
other analyses, to ensure compliance with sponsor terms and
Prior work experience in sponsored funding administration or
research administrative analysis.
Experience working in research administration at a university,
specifically within a medical school, or a non-profit research
institute or hospital.
Occasional travel to/from campus and various SOM locations.
Demonstrated skill in working as part of a team and collaborating
with others to complete tasks/projects.
Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and
Knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of
human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of
interest, biosafety, etc.
Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor and
institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Ability to perform moderately complex financial analysis and
Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization;
communication skills; and a customer service focus.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively
and professionally communicate, using tact and diplomacy with
internal and external campus community partners.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Internet
Explorer or other web browsers; experience with maintaining
moderately complex databases.
Demonstrated ability to maintain high level of confidentiality and
adherence to HIPAA and FERPA.
Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas
of research administration.
Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of
Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and
Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database
software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial
Strong ability to organize workload when faced with competing
priorities and to complete work assignments on a timely basis
despite frequent interruptions.
Ability to manage a high volume of transactions.
knowledge of grant funding processes, procedures and
Writing skils to draft persuasive text for variety of
Demonstrated knowledge of and working experience with University of
California client/server systems.
Demonstrated knowledge of the University of California's financial
and personnel policies and procedures, and the ability to interpret
them, for the purpose of project scope and budget development.
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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