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Company: University of California
Location: Riverside, CA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


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. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Experience Experience Requirement 2 - 4 years of related experience. Required 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. Required 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 conditions. Required Prior work experience in sponsored funding administration or research administrative analysis. Required Experience working in research administration at a university, specifically within a medical school, or a non-profit research institute or hospital. Preferred
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Occasional travel to/from campus and various SOM locations. Required
Minimum Requirements 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 reporting principles.
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 customized reporting.
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 educational activities.
Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
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 techniques.
Writing skils to draft persuasive text for variety of audiences.
Preferred Qualifications 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.

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 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 universities."

  • 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 gender boundaries.

  • 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 law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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