Research Program Budget Coordinator

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is accepting applications for a Senior Program Coordinator to work in the Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research (CSPAR). The Senior Program Coordinator will serve in a lead capacity and manage the Budgeting/Financial responsibilities for CSPAR research staff with the accounting of their current Contacts and Grants (C&G). Duties include preparing financial statements, examining and analyzing all CSPAR C&G accounts and ensuring compliance with financial reporting and other standard accounting procedures. This person will be responsible for ensuring the financial program data integrity and reporting accuracy.

We are seeking a detailed oriented person with a strong financial background with extensive experience in budgets, finance and advanced knowledge of spreadsheets. Must also have extensive knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and excellent writing and verbal communication skills.  The individual should possess at least 5 to 7 years of experience in a high-level complex comparable financial position involving intensive budget development, management and maintenance, contract and database administration with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration. Familiarity in university contracts and grants accounting research environment is preferred.

The salary range for this position is $45,000 to $48,000.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applicants must apply online using the below link. Please submit a complete CV, a cover letter detailing financial management experience and three references.


Contact Information

The University of Alabama in Huntsville



301 Sparkman Drive

Huntsville, Alabama 35805


Background Information

4-Year Degree

5 - 7

  • Government
  • Commercial
  • College/University
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs
  • Research Administrator/Manager
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Finance, Operations
  • Administrator or Administrative

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information

$45,000 -

  • Full Time