The Office of Research Projects & Initiatives department at the University of Cincinnati is looking for a Grant Administrator 2 to provide a premium level of research support to the research team. The position will conduct all pre-and post-award research activities, including proposal submission, project management and, require critical and analytical thinking. This position will report to the Associate Vice President.
Professional employees engaged in the day-to-day administration of finance related activities and reports to management, provide recommendation and advice to management or other groups on process related topics and conduct or carry out work procedures and activities in accordance with local, state, federal, and university regulations.
Assist faculty and staff with researching, locating, developing, writing, and administering federal, state, and private grants, contracts, and external funding sources;
Oversee and ensure compliance of grants;
Implement policies to ensure compliance with funding agency regulations;
Advise faculty/staff in the design of sponsored programs;
Oversee proposal preparation and submission process;
Serves as a seasoned and proficient professional;
Perform related duties based on departmental need.
Bachelor's degree with two (2) years’ experience; - OR- Associate's degree and four (4) years’ experience; -OR- six (6) years’ experience; degree must be in accounting or related field with related accounting experience.
Incumbent must possess the business/fiscal experience to be fully proficient in performing most or all work assignments.
Position Duties • Experience in communicating with a variety of program sponsors. • Collaborate with Sponsored Research Services and the UC Foundation as necessary in preparing and reconciling monthly business reports and other financial transactions. • Provide financial monitoring and reporting for sponsored programs including foundations, federal and other agencies. • Post award duties include award set up and management for financial and regulatory compliance, meet regularly with Principal Investigators (PIs) for expense reporting and projects, and processing reports and transactions, including subcontract activity from start to close out. • Assist with non-grant related activities.
Additional Qualifications Considered • 2 years pre-and post-award experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Proven experience with DOD, NSF, NIH and other federal granting agencies. • Proven experience managing major, multi-institution, complex proposals. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe applications. • Verbal and written communication skills. • Experience with grant management systems Coeus and/or Kuali. • Experience working in higher education and with faculty.
A resume and cover letter are required as part of the application process. Attach these documents before submitting your application.
Opportunities • An attractive compensation package, including base salary and excellent benefits (e.g., retirement, medical/dental/vision, tuition remission); • An outstanding professional opportunity to work with highly talented and committed colleagues and contribute to the growth of a world-class organization and fulfillment of the overall mission of the institution; • Growth potential within the university.
The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university, ranked as one of America's top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News ranked UC in the Top Tier of American's Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a "research heavyweight". Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.