8AM - 5PM
$47,800 - $67,400
There is one position available at various levels for the Contracts and Grants Analyst recruitment. The hiring department can recruit and fill this role at different levels within the position classification series. This position is posted on our jobs.ucr.edu page as Contracts and Grants Analyst 1(Recruitment ID 27443403) AND as Contracts and Grants Analyst 2 (Recruitment ID 27443854). Applicants are encouraged to review both positions to determine the best match for their skills and experience. All applicants will be assessed based on the minimum requirements for the level(s) for which they applied. Please apply for both positions if you wish to be considered in both pools or are unsure.
The BEES Administrative Unit provides business services for a large and complex operation encompassing extensive teaching, research, and outreach components for the Botanic Gardens, Earth & Planetary Sciences, and Environmental Sciences within the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS). In addition, BEES supports UCR employees and campus purchases of the USDA Salinity Laboratory and provides conference management support for all units within CNAS. Under the direct supervision of the BEES Financial Operations Manager, the Contract and Grants Analyst will work in partnership with the Contract and Grants team to manage the pre- and post-award administration of over 230 fund sources for approximately 40 Principal Investigators. The incumbent will prepare agency-specific, multi-year budgets and coordinate the submission of proposals to multiple agencies; prepare comprehensive and detailed reports; assist faculty in planning for the effective and appropriate use of all their funds; ensure compliance with agency-specific terms and conditions, federal guidance, and UC policy; and coordinate all aspects of Sales and Service funds. The successful incumbent will work with a diverse set of customers. **Please note: While we do not anticipate that our position will be eligible for visa sponsorship, international applicants are still welcome to apply.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.
Proficiency working with computer and information management systems.
Ability to learn and develop understanding of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Organization and communication skills and customer service focus.
Ability to thrive in a busy, high-volume, and deadline driven work environment that requires coordination of multiple activities and the judgment and flexibility to reprioritize to accommodate emergency requests. Detail oriented.
Ability to perform routine financial analysis and reporting.
Ability to learn and develop understanding of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Demonstrated knowledge of various on-line proposal and post-award research applications.
Writing skills to draft persuasive text for variety of audiences.
Work experience in higher education.
The ideal candidate will have a welcoming attitude and be able to effectively manage difficult situations; will take ownership of assigned duties as demonstrated by independently shepherding tasks to a successful conclusion; will promptly communicate problems and issues to the Financial Operations Manager; will be able to meet deadlines and work accurately; and will be both a knowledgeable resource and the link between faculty, students, staff, and campus resources.
Demonstrated knowledge of Contracts & Grants policies and procedures at both the UC system-wide level and the local UCR campus level.
Demonstrated knowledge of UCR's financial systems.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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