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Contracts and Grants Analyst at University of California - Riverside in Riverside, California

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:



22300741 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $55,000 - $108,500


Under the direction of the Financial and Operations Manager (FOM) and in consultation with the Assistant Dean and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer (CFAO), functions as the primary Contract and Grant Analyst for the Graduate School of Education. The incumbent is responsible for administering all pre-award and post-award contract and grant support to both the faculty and programs within the Graduate School of Education. The incumbent will also work in conjunction with the GSOE Director of Development for proposals submitted through the Foundation to ensure all contract and grant proposals are submitted per agency guidelines and in accordance with UC and UCR policies. The incumbent must ensure proposals are routed for approval per UCR timelines in order to meet agency and foundation submission deadlines. The incumbent is responsible for gathering data to complete all agency-specific forms. The incumbent will also provide financial budget management, payroll/personnel and purchasing review and back-up transactional post award support for the GSOE's research and foundation awards. The incumbent will provide high-level fiscal analysis, resource analysis and contract and grant expertise to research projects within the Graduate School of Education. Provide high-level administrative and technical support for the contract and grant application process and the post award administration of funds. Incumbent also serves in a strategic role by collaborating with PIs and center Directors on fiscal and administrative matters. The budgeted hiring range for this position is between $75,00 to $85,000.


Education Requirements


Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required

Master's degree in related area and or equivent experience/training Preferred



4 - 7 years of related experience. Required



Travel Required


Ability to perform complex financial analysis and customized reporting.
Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization and communication skills; and a customer service focus across broad and diverse subject areas.
Ability to manage significant volume of transactions.
Strong writing skills in a variety of styles to draft persuasive text for a variety of audiences while ensuring adherence to funding sponsor's guidelines.
Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment.
Thorough knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.
Demonstrated knowledge of effective grant funding processes, procedures and techniques.


Experience with UCR's on-line financial, payroll and purchasing systems.

Knowledge of UC and UCR policies and procedures.

Demonstrated experience in higher education with contracts and grants administration and fiscal budgetary management.

Experience with the preparation, submission, and financial management of federal grants (e.g., DOE, NIH, NSF).


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.

* UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

* UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

* UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

* Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

* Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

* UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

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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