The University of Virginia Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) seeks a Grants and Contracts Administrator, reporting to the Assistant Director of Pre-Award, to perform sponsored proposal, award and compliance activities supporting our research mission. This position is telecommute optional.
OSP's mission is to provide leadership in research administration, support the research endeavors of University faculty, ensure the responsible stewardship of research funding, and oversee the submission of proposals and the negotiation and acceptance of awards by the University according to State, University and sponsor regulations.
Grants and Contracts Administrators possess a comprehensive understanding of grants and contracts administration. Grants and Contracts Administrators are responsible for the processing of awards in the financial system and serve as a principal contact for internal and external subrecipients and sponsors on behalf of the University of Virginia. communicating with sponsors and the field.
The preferred candidate will have strong listening and communication skills, be adept at learning new systems, and will grasp new concepts and processes easily and efficiently. The ability to work self-sufficiently on assigned tasks while still being an active and integral part of the Pre-Award team is a key component of the Grants and Contracts Administrator role. OSP is a fast-paced, deadline driven environment with high volume, requiring excellent time management and organizational skills.
Education: Bachelor's degree
Experience: At least three years of research administration experience. Four additional years of experience may be accepted in lieu of degree.
Licensure: Certified Research Administrator (CRA) certification is typically held.
Anticipated Hiring Range:
$56,000 to $58,000 (commensurate with qualifications) with UVA benefits.
Application Instructions: Please apply through Workday and complete an application online. Include the following documents:
• A CV/resume
• A cover letter
All documents can be loaded into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
For questions about and assistance with the application process, please contact Margaret Weeks, Academic Recruiter. Before a formal offer of employment is extended, the selected candidate will undergo a background check per university policy.
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and program.
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