The Department of Entomology is a large and complex operation encompassing teaching, extensive research and outreach. Fiscal responsibilities include the management of approximately $20M in appropriations and $11M in expenditures from a variety of state, federal and gift fund sources as of FY18. The department supports ~34 faculty and includes ~240 non-senate academics, postdocs, graduate students, research personnel & administrative staff. Under the supervision of the Financial Operations Manager and working in partnership with a team of three analysts, provide pre- and post- award administration of contracts and grants for the department. Independently develop budget proposals and advise faculty of UC policies and procedures. Serve as liaison for faculty and department between Research and Economic Development office and Extramural Fund Accounting. Develop and revise rate structures for Sales and Service activities and prepare monthly financial reports.There are two positions available at various levels for the Research Administrator recruitments. The hiring department can recruit and fill this role at different levels within the position classification series. This position is also posted as a Research Administrator 3 (Job #24294200). Applicants are encouraged to review all three positions to determine the best match for their skills and experience. All applicants will be assessed based on the minimum requirements for the level(s) for which they applied. If you wish to be considered in multiple pools or are unsure, please apply for all positions. The budgeted hiring range is between $53,000.00 - $64,400.00 Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Experience Experience Requirement Minimum of 2 years of related experience. Required Work experience in higher education. Preferred
Minimum Requirements Writing skils to draft persuasive text for variety of audiences.
knowledge of grant funding processes, procedures and techniques.
Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of people.
Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
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.
Ability to manage a high volume of transactions.
Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Must be able to work in a fast-pace environment with multiple deadlines and must be able to work independently as well as cooperatively in a team situation.
Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization; communication skills; and a customer service focus.
Ability to perform moderately complex financial analysis and customized reporting.
Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated knowledge of the University of California's financial policies and procedures.
Demonstrated knowledge of UCR's financial system and the client/server systems.
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 is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
- UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
- UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
- Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
- Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
- UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
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.
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