Support Astronomy! Come join and be part of the team at AURA’s Central Administrative Services (CAS) group supporting critical operations for astronomical research funded primarily through the National Science Foundation (NSF). AURA receives NASA support via FAR-based contracts. AURA’s Centers enable the next decade of astronomical discoveries through world-class facilities (terrestrial and space-based observatories) and science. The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc. (AURA) is a charitable, nonprofit organization that operates astronomical observatories and furthers access to scientific data and research.
CAS seeks a Senior Grants & Contracts Analyst to provide dedicated professional sponsored-awards management with specific responsibility for pre-award and post-award functions in a primarily grant and cooperative agreement environment with some FAR-governed efforts. Works independently on a variety of grants/contracts that range from simple to highly complex. The primary goal of this position is to ensure timely, effective and efficient functioning of sponsored funding.
HYBRID Work – Aura supports in-person and remote work. This position can be based in Baltimore, MD, Washington, DC, or Tucson, AZ. Relocation assistance provided.
Key duties include, but may not be limited to, reviewing departmental proposal preparation efforts, proposal preparation, submission, budget development, award account maintenance and oversight, support to billing/invoicing, reporting, compliance, and closeout.
AURA offers a mix-model workspace (in-office & remote) and stimulating environments for all.
We also offer an excellent benefits package and competitive salary. Highlights:
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AURA, as a leader in the astronomical community, is committed to diversity and inclusion. AURA develops and supports programs that advance our organizational commitment to diversity, broaden participation, and encourage the advancement of diversity throughout the astronomical scientific workforce. Learn more at http://www.aura-astronomy.org/diversity
Applicants are asked to submit a resume by 2/24/23 to receive full consideration. The position will remain open until it has been filled.
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The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) is a consortium of over 40 US institutions and three international affiliates that operates world-class astronomical observatories. AURA’s role is to establish, nurture, and promote public observatories and facilities that advance innovative astronomical research. AURA is responsible for managing the operations of the NSF’s NOIRLab, the National Solar Observatory, and the construction of the Vera C. Rubin Observatory and the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope under cooperative agreements with the National Science Foundation and operations of the Space Telescope Science Institute under contracts with NASA for both the JWST and Hubble Space Telescope.
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