Under the direction of the Sponsored Project Manager, the Sponsored Projects Administrator, Post-Award supports institutional research goals as an integral part of the Office of the VP for Research's Office of Sponsored Projects. The Sponsored Projects Administrator, Post-Award performs the core functions of the central office as the first level of institutional review and approval for all post award transactions to include sponsor prior approval requests, annual and final progress reports, and expenditures. Managing a portfolio of diverse university schools, departments, centers and institutes, the incumbent performs as a primary university resource to interpret and implement sponsor guidelines, federal and state regulations, and university policies and procedures; provides oversight of post award management to minimize the university's compliance risk; communicates with sponsoring agencies; provides guidance, education and training unit and departmental level staff associated with sponsored activities; and keeps abreast of new developments in the field of research administration, federal regulations, policies, and procedures in order to serve as a subject matter expert for information and guidance to university faculty and staff. Proficiency in post award sponsor systems, data management, document preparation and management, spreadsheet creation and presentation software is required.
-Minimum of two years of experience in research administration, grants and contract administration/management or related field, preferably in a university setting. Bachelor's Degree in Business, or other related disciplines. -Previous experience in an institution of higher education, grants and contract management or related field is desirable. -Working knowledge of Uniform Guidance, 2 CFR Part 200. -Excellent project and time management skills with ability to work independently in a deadline driven environment. -Ability to function decisively in ambiguous situations and apply knowledge and understanding in broad contexts. -Demonstrated experience and proficiency in managing complexity. -Highly service-oriented, team-oriented, and goal oriented, with great flexibility to identify priorities, manage and respond to competing deadlines and priorities.
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master's degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
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