Program Administrator at University of California - Los Angeles
Posted in Other 30+ days ago.
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Type: Full Time
Location: Los Angeles, California
PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE II
$20.89 - $41.37 hourly
1295-SOCIAL SCIENCES GRANT SUPPORT
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Job Summary Statement:
Project on Resources and Governance (PRG) aims to encourage and support rigorous research partnerships between practitioners and academics working on natural resource governance issues. PRG is seeking a Program Administrator dedicated to advancing policy-relevant research in developing countries with rich natural resources and well-versed in workings of experimental field research and academic and practitioner partnerships. Program Administrator should have competence in various administrative tasks that position will be responsible for.
Under the supervision of PRG's Managing Director, the Program Administrator will administratively support PRG's biannual matchmaking conferences, selection and management of sub awards, and help raise profile of PRG through communication efforts. Specifically, Program Administrator will support in areas of purchasing, extramural funding proposal preparation, travel and other business expense reimbursements, conference and special event coordination, general communications, database management and website development and maintenance.
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QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION
Demonstrated organizational and communication skills.
Education and/or experience in administrative analysis, preferably in a college or university or other research environment.
Experience in coordinating multiple, diverse projects and programs.
Ability to create, monitor, and effectively modify internal office procedures and functions.
Ability to work independently, organize work, delegate tasks, and deal effectively with a variety of organizations.
Knowledge of budgeting, accounting, and purchasing practices, preferably in a university setting.
Knowledge of PAC and Bruin Buy UCLA Purchasing Systems.
Can be trained
Skill in working as part of a team, utilizing networks effectively, handling sensitive situations, and collaborating with a variety of individuals on a variety of levels.
Familiarity with grant and contract proposal process, forms and requirements of federal and nonfederal sponsors such as NIH, NSF, etc.
Skill the in the use of standard office software packages (e.g. MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, Adobe Acrobat, etc.) and in performing moderate to advanced internet searches.
Demonstrated problem-solving skills for the identification and resolution of problem areas and issues and the ability or resolve unique and unforeseen problems in a timely and often creative manner.
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Conflict of Interest:
Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.
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POSITION IS SUBJECT TO PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY WIDE POLICE POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES.
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