The Office of the Vice President for Research, Sponsored Program Services, is recruiting for an early career financial services professional to process post-awarded grant financial transactions and provide grant-related portfolio and customer-service support. Under the direction of a Team Leader in the Office of the Vice President for Research, Sponsored Program Services, this position autonomously coordinates and performs specialized administrative activities required for the processing and oversight of sponsored research awards and contracts.
This is an early career position in the field of Research Administration, requiring a bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience, including experience processing documents, record-keeping and performing data-entry; interpreting guidelines and procedures; and performing mathematical calculations and financial transactions in a customer/client-focused environment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The area of specialization for this position is Post-award/Financial Services, and examples of duties include:
Set-up of grant and sponsored project financial accounts in accordance with the terms of the award;
Monitoring expenditures, performing financial transactions, preparing invoices and reports;
Maintaining records and documentation;
Utilizing resources and developing professional networks to actively engage in experiential learning opportunities.
Examples of appropriate education and experience to be successful in this position include:
Knowledge of research administration, and desire to enter into the profession.
Prior experience working with grants and contracts.
Prior experience working in a higher education environment.
This is a full-time, permanent position. The University offers a competitive salary, and outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment. For additional information regarding benefits visit: https://hr.uconn.edu/benefits-summaries/.
Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #494410 to upload aresume, cover letter,and contact information forthree (3) professional references.
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on March 31, 2020.
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Internal Number: 494410-2276_1584785156
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