Post Award Coordinator



Post Award Coordinator

 


Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Sponsored Research & Programs
Working Title: Post Award Coordinator
Vacancy Type: Instructional, Research and Information Technology

Min T/E Requirements:
Master’s Degree or a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, management, or related field and 2 – 5 years of experience in pre- and/or post-award grant administration, preferably in an academic setting with broad understanding of academic operations and research required.


FTE: 1
Salary Range: Commensurate upon Education and Experience
Hiring Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience
Position #: 2270
FLSA Status: Exempt
Months per Year: 12
Work Schedule:
Work Schedule Type:

Primary Purpose of Organization Unit:
The Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP) provides direct support to faculty and staff applying for, or receiving, funding from an external sponsor (extramural funding).
OSRP serves as the central clearinghouse for all university grant proposals, contracts, and awards.


Primary Purpose of Position:
The position provides sponsored project management of post-award functions at the central research administration office.


Job Description:
Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging--a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university's mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

 

 

 

  • The Post-Award Coordinator serves as the primary contact for faculty and departmental units for all post-award activities associated with sponsored programs and research.
  • Reviews contracts, subcontracts and cooperative agreements as requested by university faculty and staff.
  • Ensure compliance with sponsoring agency regulations and requirements. Review and approve budget revision requests for grant awards. Coordinate with grants accounting for financial reports for awards. Establish and maintain essential records and files related to grants and contracts.
  • Establish and maintain outreach activities to faculty in order to assure consistent fiscal management of sponsored research awards.
  • Monitors sponsor award spending for allowability and compliance with federal and sponsor regulations. Managing payroll and sponsored project effort oversight.
  • Develop and monitor budgets and award burn-rate to confirm good financial standing.
  • Assist with the submission of annual progress reports and final reports in collaboration with faculty.
  • Proactively follow cleanup and closeout procedures on expired accounts according to institutional policy and good accounting practices.
  • Work with Principal Investigators, Administration, and sponsors to provide excellent customer service and resolve complex issues related to sponsored projects.
  • Develop and manage relationships across key sponsored research stakeholders; communicate with researchers, administrators, and sponsor to facilitate timely proposal submissions.
  • Other duties in support of the smooth functioning of the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs as assigned by supervisor
     
  • Must be comfortable working independently and as part of a team and be comfortable meeting deadlines and balancing competing priorities.
  • Demonstrate technical proficiency required to do the job; possess knowledge in the profession; provide technical expertise to others; have and use cross-functional knowledge to support interdepartmental connections.
  • Knowledge of and experience in federal regulations including OMB Uniform Guidance, FAR, and other sponsor agency policies and regulations to maintain compliance with terms and conditions of the award.
  • Knowledge of regulations relating to federal grants and award administration. Direct experience submitting proposals, managing awards, and working with research investigators.
  • Knowledge of accounting standards and experience performing financial analysis.
  • Demonstrate written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Strong customer service orientation. Experience in maintaining confidential materials.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage deadlines.
  • Familiarity with Banner, Grants.gov, or ASSIST, NSF Fastlane, and proposal central, strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel.


    Management Preference:
    • 3-5 years of administrative grant support experience is preferred. Certified Research Administrator (CRA/FCRA) preferred.
    • Must be comfortable working independently and as part of a team and be comfortable meeting deadlines and balancing competing priorities.
    • Demonstrate technical proficiency required to do the job; possess knowledge in the profession; provide technical expertise to others; have and use cross-functional knowledge to support interdepartmental connections.
    •Knowledge of and experience in federal regulations including OMB Uniform Guidance, FAR, and other sponsor agency policies and regulations to maintain compliance with terms and conditions of the award.
    •Knowledge of regulations relating to federal grants and award administration. Direct experience submitting proposals, managing awards, and working with research investigators.
    •Knowledge of accounting standards and experience performing financial analysis.
    • Demonstrate written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Strong customer service orientation. Experience in maintaining confidential materials.
    • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage deadlines.
    • Familiarity with Banner, Grants.gov, or ASSIST, NSF Research.Gov, and proposal central, strongly preferred.
    • Experience working with Microsoft Excel.


    Lic or Certifications Required by Statute or Regulation:

    Job Opening Date: 05/17/2021
    Job Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled: Yes
    Posting Category: Professional
    Posting Number: EPA00537

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

    In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

    New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

    UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.


    To apply, visit https://jobs.uncp.edu/postings/7344






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University of North Carolina at Pembroke

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(910) 521-6279

Background Information

4-Year Degree

2-5

  • College/University
  • Finance, Operations
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs

None

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