Application Deadline: This position will be open until filled.
Relocation: Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
Work Authorization: UCAR/NCAR will not sponsor a work visa (e.g., J-1, H1-B, etc.) for these positions. Some positions may require the candidate to be (a) a U.S. citizen; (b) lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States; or (c) a protected individual as defined by 8 USC1324b(a)(3).
Location: Location: Boulder, Colorado. Note: In light of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and restricted access to UCAR facilities, UCAR will allow temporary remote work arrangements for newly hired employees. Eventual relocation to UCAR facilities in Boulder, CO is required for this specific position.
Hiring Salary Range: $89,970 - $112,462
Full Salary Range: $89,970 - $146,202
Benefits: UCAR affirms its continuing commitment to developing, providing, and administering its employee benefit programs with due consideration for equal employment opportunity and diversity guidelines.
UCAR's rich package of employee benefits includes medical, dental, vision, education assistance, retirement, and life insurance. UCAR offers a variety of programs designed to assist with work-life balance including flexible work alternatives, paid time off and 14 weeks of paid parental leave.
Where You Will Work:
The UCP Directorate provides strategic leadership and operational support for UCP Centers and Programs, in fulfillment of UCP's mission in education and training, Earth observation and data services, scientific partnership and services, and the transition of research to operations.
The UCP Senior Administrator is a key leadership role within the Earth Observation and Data Services (EODS) Center and UCP and is a senior member of UCP Directorate, Center, and program management teams. This position manages the Center’s administrative group, providing leadership and implementation of strategic and tactical decisions impacting the Center, its programs and UCP and is an advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion in UCP.
For UCP, the Senior Administrator is a thought partner for the long term strategic vision and implementation of Business Shared Service (BSS). The position will drive process improvements and development of best practices with an eye toward proactive change management. The position will ensure consistent implementation of BSS at the Center. The position will manage work allocation, supervise, mentor and promote the professional growth of UCP administrative staff.
As part of the UCP strategic planning, the position will work on early stage business development strategies that align with UCP, Center and Program core competencies. As part of the UCP Directorate team, the position will serve as the primary administrative lead for high level funding and business development opportunities and collaborate to develop and implement high level financial tools to drive informed business decisions.
The position will partner with UCP leadership, Center leadership and the UCP integrators and strategic partners to develop and ensure high level support for Centers and Programs. For the EODS Center this position leads, directs and provides overall administrative management and coordination of various business functions such as finance, budget, proposal and post award administration, and policy interpretation. This position is responsible for the development and implementation of Center reporting, leading the preparation and analysis of program business plans, budgets and forecasts, analyzing performance trends, evaluating the financial aspect of high profile projects, maintaining long range financial plans, and other special reporting as needed. The Senior Administrator manages and oversees the programs’ detailed operating budgets and Working Plans and is responsible for strategic analysis on a variety of large, complex awards and projects providing crucial fiduciary information to the Center’s stakeholders such as PIs, directors, program governing committees, and program sponsors. The Senior Administrator provides oversight and leadership to Center proposal development, contract and subaward administration, and other administrative activities to meet Center and program driven requirements. In this role, the UCP Center Administrator is responsible for ensuring that the EODS Center establishes and maintains sound, effective financial and administrative practices through collaborative efforts with other UCP Centers and programs, as well as with organization-wide divisions and departments.
Center/Program Based Responsibilities
Education and Years of Experience
Desired but not required:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
3090 Center Green Dr
Boulder, CO 80301
Authorized to work in the US