San Diego, California

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment : Apply by 7/15/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Special Selection Applicants : Apply by 7/26/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance. Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified. DESCRIPTION Incumbent provides analytical and financial support to Principal Investigators (PIs) in the Jacobs School of Engineering in proposal processing, contract and grant administration, and budget development, including pre-award proposal initiatives, management of funds post-award, and closeout activities for federal, state, local and private sponsors. Involves activities associated with forecasting, planning, and managing of research portfolios by performing some or all of the following: coordinating and identifying and developing and/or presenting proposals, contracts, and other agreements; reviewing proposals to ensure institutional compliance; negotiating, administering, and monitoring contract and grant awards, including compliance with regulations, terms and conditions; financial management and reporting; and sub-award/subcontract issuance and administration. Independently oversees and maintains complex contract and grant records in compliance with institutional research sponsor policies for the Jacobs School of Engineering Dean's Office and schoolwide departments. Works with different agencies including, but not limited to NIH, NSF, DOD, DARPA as well as state, county, private, and international agencies on proposals and awards of diverse scope where analysis of data requires a thorough understanding of complex regulations. Completes and approves transactions for signature by the manager or other authorized institutional official. Works on complex proposals and awards that may involve multiple investigators and cross collaborations with other departments and/or multiple sub-awards. Typically works on complex proposals such as grants/contracts which require task budgets for multiple years, multiple PIs, and multiple sub-awards. The incumbent interacts and collaborates on proposal submission with other UCSD departments, divisions, or ORUs. Calculates proposals with faculty who have GCCP, faculty start-up, faculty generated accounts, and UCPath funding entries. This is a professional position at the experienced level of the Research Administrator Series. The incumbent is an experienced professional who knows how to apply theory and put it into practice with an in-depth understanding of the professional field; independently performs the full range of responsibilities within the function; possesses broad job knowledge; analyzes problems/issues of diverse scope and determines solutions. The incumbent performs Fund Management duties as outlined below: of Proposals Submitted: 25-30 $ Amount of Proposals Submitted: > $30M% of Proposal Types (Examples: Unsolicited, RFA, Center, Training Grant, Clinical, Contracts, Cost-sharing):40% Unsolicited Grants & Contracts, 35% Contracts, 25% Foundation of Awards Managed: 25 $ Amount of Awards Managed (separate direct and indirect costs): $4.5M Direct, 2M IDC% of Award Types (Examples: Standard, Subaward, Cost-Sharing, Program Project, Center Grant, Training Grant, Contracts): 35% Contracts, 25% Standard, 25% Foundation, 10% Subaward, 5% Cost Sharing Post-award reporting complexity: Complex, multiple PI's collaborating, and cost-share reporting of PI's supported: 15-20 Cover letter required for a complete application. QUALIFICATIONS 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. Ability to manage significant volume of transactions. 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 prioritize work with conflicting and changing priorities and deadlines. Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration. Demonstrated k

San Diego, California

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