The University of Cincinnati (UC), Office of Research Sponsored Research Services, Grants and Contracts Division (SRS GCD) currently has an opening for either a Grant Administrator I or Grant Administrator II. SRS GCD is seeking applicants that desire a challenge and are serious about building their knowledge of research administration at a level R1 Doctoral University - Very High Research Activity (Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education). SRS GCD is a central, non-financial post award office responsible for the review, negotiation and approval of grant and contract awards from government, industry and non-profit sponsors. This position will need someone with excellent interpersonal skills, verbal/written communication skills, the ability to logically work through problems until they are resolved, multi-task, work in a structured team environment as well as independently, and maintain confidentiality.
Negotiating grants for research, training, and public service for projects
Reviewing those awards for compliance with university, federal, and sponsor policies
Provide support for pre-award proposal submission for certain colleges that do not have a grant administrator
Analyzing, processing and tracking, post-award actions
Advising department administrators, principal investigators and other staff across campus to ensure proper administrative stewardship throughout the life of an award
Please include a cover letter with your application to be considered.
Minimum Qualification for Grant Administrator I
Bachelor's degree; -OR- Associate's degree with two (2) years' experience; -OR- four (4) years' experience; degree must be in accounting or related field with related finance or accounting experience.
Minimum Qualification for Grant Administrator II
Bachelor's degree with two (2) years' experience; -OR- Associate's degree with four (4) years' experience; -OR- six (6) years' experience; degree must be in accounting or related field with related accounting experience.Candidate must possess the business/fiscal experience to be fully proficient in performing most or all work assignments at time of hire.
Possess thorough knowledge of pre- and post-award sponsored project administration, and the ability to perform all functions of the position, independently.
Experience with negotiating awards (grants, and cooperative agreements) received from a variety of external sponsors.
Familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and other federal agency supplements, the Office of Management and Budget Uniform Guidance (UG), intellectual property, export control, and technology compliance regulations.
Understanding of SAP, Coeus, Grants.gov and other state and federal grant systems.
Proficiency in MS Office Skills, e.g. Outlook, Word, and Excel.
An attractive compensation package, including base salary and excellent benefits (e.g., retirment, medical/dental, tuition remission);
An outstanding professional opportunity to work with highly talented and committed colleagues and contribute to the growth of a world-class organization and fulfillment of the overall mission of the institution;
Growth potential within the university.
The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university, ranked as one of America's top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News ranked UC in the Top Tier of American's Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a "research heavyweight". Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.