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The Office of Sponsored Programs in the Vice Presidents Office for Research and Innovation is seeking applications for a Post Award Associate. This is a pooled posting and multiple positions may be hired from this posting. The Post Award Associate (Research Administrator) advises and assists faculty and staff in award administration and ensures compliance with university and sponsor policies, procedures, and requirements. Responsibilities include award management, invoice preparation, and account closeout. Works closely with the post award associate directors and team leaders in post award coordination and operations and assists with team member training. Position will foster team work and collaboration, with demonstrated organizational skills and high commitment to customer service by applying skills and experience to the review of research proposals and ensuring compliance with federal, state, and university regulations and guidelines.
-Bachelor's degree or significant relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree. -Familiarity with bookkeeping/ accounting practices and/or budgeting. -Demonstrated experience and/or college coursework with emphasis on accounting, finance, or government/business regulations and administration.
-Demonstrated experience with federal and non-federal grants and/or contract regulations. -Project administration and/or project management experience preferably in a Research setting. -Knowledge of university administrative and/or accounting practices and procedures.
Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
Percent Employment: Full-time
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