Search #: 495082
Work type: Full-time
Location: Storrs Campus
Categories: Grants and Contracts
The Office of the Vice President for Research, Sponsored Program Services (SPS), is actively recruiting to fill multiple Pre-Award Grants and Contracts Specialist positions, to expand infrastructure capacity in support of significant growth in sponsored research activity.
The Pre-Award Grants and Contracts Specialist provides specialized professional guidance and administrative support for the review, approval, and submission of sponsored program proposals and related pre-award activities (finance, compliance and technical). Working under limited supervision from a designated manager, the role provides guidance, oversight, and assistance to faculty and staff to facilitate University research and sponsored program activity, in accordance with federal and state laws, sponsor guidelines, and University policy and procedure.
Sponsored Program Services (SPS) assists faculty with the administration of sponsored program activities to reduce administrative burdens on researchers and department staff. Our goal is to help faculty win more grants and provide comprehensive pre- and post-award services, including:
Faculty Services (Pre-Award and/or Post-Award) Activities:
The Pre-Award Grants and Contracts Specialist will provide specialized professional guidance and administrative support for the review, approval, and submission of sponsored program proposals and related pre-award activities (finance, compliance, and technical). Working under limited supervision from a designated manager, the role provides guidance, oversight, and assistance to faculty and staff to facilitate University research and sponsored program activity, in accordance with federal and state laws, sponsor guidelines, and University policy and procedure.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
These positions include an excellent benefits package including medical and retirement, as well as employee and tuition reimbursement at the University of Connecticut. Salaries typically start at the minimum of the salary band and range to the mid-point for progressively experienced candidates. Positions are anticipated to be based on the main UConn Storrs Campus. Employees are currently telecommuting until directed to return to campus or as an otherwise authorized condition of employment. Strong candidates may also be considered for temporary positions or asked to apply to other department positions.
Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #495082 and upload a resume and cover letter that illustrate how applicants (1) satisfy the education and experience requirements, and (2) effectively demonstrate the proficient level of knowledge, skills, and experience required for the position and contact information for three (3) professional references.
Employment of successful candidates will be 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 November 8, 2021.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
Advertised: May 12 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Nov 08 2021 Eastern Standard Time
University of Connecticut
Office of the Vice President for Research
438 Whitney Road Extension, Unit 1006
Storrs, CT 06269