Contracts and Grants Analyst

UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education

Davis, CA - This position may be eligible for hybrid remote work


Contracts and Grants Analyst

Salary Range: $54,400/yr. - $109,200/yr.    


Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Financial Services within UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education (a $40M self-supporting division), the Contracts & Grants Analyst works with a high level of independence and is responsible for the fiscal control, accounting and reporting of large, complex contracts and grants awarded at CPE. Responsible for the administration in pre-and post-award contract activity. Collaborates with several critical campus administrative units to ensure the interests of the organization are considered in campus policy and system development.




• Experience and knowledge in public sector accounting for a large and complex organization.

• Experience in pre and post-award research administration and financial analysis.

• Experience querying large databases and downloading data for analysis.

• Experience interpreting and adhering to federal and state contract and grant guidelines (i.e. AB 20).

• Experience using analytical, critical thinking problem-solving skills analyzing work flows and designing efficient business processes.

• Ability to independently perform complex financial analysis and customized reporting.

• Computer proficiency using word-processing, e-mail, and web browsing tools and skills using spreadsheet software such as MS Excel.

• Organizational skills to plan, coordinate, work independently, set priorities, multi-task and adapt to changing priorities while meeting all required deadlines under time constraints.

• Oral and written communication skills to disseminate complex information clearly and concisely while maintaining confidentiality, good judgment and diplomacy.

Interpersonal skills to establish cooperative working relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.



• Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, or a related a field, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Experience working with contracts and grants on the UC Davis campus or within a large university system w/expert level knowledge of UC policies and procedures.

• Experience maintaining accountability, establishing audit trails and working with a complex accounting structure.

• Ability to maintain a high level of productivity in a fast-paced environment.

• Excellent customer service skills, orientation and experience in developing thoughtful solutions to customer needs/problems.



Background Check

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.


The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy ( covering all employees.  To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University-approved exception or deferral.


To view full job description and submit an on-line application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities at:

Job ID# 37748


The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact Information

UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education




(800) 752-0881

Background Information

4-Year Degree


  • College/University
  • Grants and Contracts

U.S. Citizen


Target Job Information


  • Full Time