This position provides administrative pre/post award and financial services to the Department Manager, Chair, Grants and Financial Manager, Graduate Students, Postdocs, Research Track Faculty and Tenure Track Faculty who are Principal Investigators (P.I.â™s). Prepares and reviews grant proposals for all department submissions using COEUS grant management tool and sponsor submission tools. Coordinates sponsored research funding and contracts by reviewing and processing awards, interpreting and ensuring compliance with award terms and conditions, providing guidance regarding sponsored project issues, budget management, expenditure review, financial reporting, and participation in training. Â This position will act as the HR Coordinator for the department. Posting positions for staff recruiting as well as postdocs. Â Responsible for running report for position end dates and costing end dates. Â Advises grant manager and department manager of items needing attention.Â
Bachelorâ™s degree preferred (Accounting or Finance major preferred) and 1 to 2 years of finance and budget experience (preferably in academia or not-for-profit), and research administration experience, or equivalent combination of education/experience.
Accounting experience preferred, specifically with accounts payable, accounts receivable, analysis, reporting, reconciling, and journal entries.
Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive campus community
Strong organizational, administrative, and time management skills. Exceptional attention to detail.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Web based programs and tools, Gmail and related Google applications, FileMaker, Adobe Acrobat Pro.Â
Excellent math skills
Good customer service skills and attitude
Effective communication skills-both oral and written-to elicit and communicate information, to analyze data, and to prepare/present clear, informative, and concise materials.
File management skills
Willingness and interest to continue learning
Willingness and ability to occasionally work outside of regular hours to meet grant and department deadlines
Ability to work under pressure in a deadline oriented environment
Must be able to work with diverse population
Criminal and education background check required.
Recruiting Start Date:
Job Posting Title:
Grants and Financial Coordinator
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
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Internal Number: REQ167038
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