Grant & Contract Administrator
SDSU Research Foundation - San Diego, CA

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Benefits Eligibility

Regular with benefits

FTE Percent

100

Annualized or Hourly Salary

Annualized

Advertised Salary

$46,140 - $57,696 DOE

Job Responsibilities

The Grant & Contract Administrator serves as an important resource providing guidance and oversight on issues related to the fiscal, administrative and regulatory management of grants, contracts and sponsored programs from award receipt through closeout. This position requires a significant emphasis on customer service, financial monitoring and forecasting, and understanding and interpreting complex federal regulations and internal policies and procedures. The Grant & Contract Administrator will: Manage a complex and diverse workload that is comprised of grants and contracts awarded from federal, state and local government and private funding agencies, as well as donations and self support activities Manage workload with concern for service, audits and compliance Serve as a liaison regarding compliance, financial reporting and invoicing with funding agencies and other Research Foundation departments Provide detailed financial guidance and cost projections to principal investigators and project managers Review and approve expenditures and cost transfers, subrecipient monitoring, documentation and monitoring of cost sharing, and award closeout Successful completion of a background check is required prior to hire.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business Administration, Accounting or related field; OR a minimum of 4 years of progressively responsible related experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Understanding of accounting principles and practices and experience managing budgets and forecasting and reporting expenditures Experience with Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, and Excel Experience working in a fast paced environment with a diverse client/customer base Ability to analyze and evaluate a variety of complex regulations, apply sound judgment, draw logical conclusions and determine solutions in a timely manner Ability to communicate effectively and exercise independent judgment and discretion when working with faculty, staff, and funding agency personnel Strong planning and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines and develop solutions to complex problems

Standard Requirements

This description incorporates the most typical duties performed. It is recognized that other related duties not specifically mentioned may also be performed. The ability to report to work on time; follow directions from a supervisor; interact effectively with co-workers; understand and follow posted work rules and procedures; accept constructive criticism; for managers and supervisory personnel to lead and manage others; and to maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.

Preferred Education/Certifications

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field

Preferred Experience/Special Skills

Direct experience working in research administration Knowledge of governmental accounting principles, sponsor agency reporting requirements, audit policies and OMB circulars and Federal Acquisition Regulations. Experience with BANNER or similar information systems SDSU Research Foundation experience

Working Conditions

Indoor office

Job Close Date Jobs close at 4pm PST

03-22-2013

Supplemental Questions

Additional Instructions for Applicants

Certain SDSURF positions must undergo background and other screening, which may include criminal history, credit history, health examination, fingerprinting, or other screening criteria which the SDSURF determines necessary for business purposes. Where such requirements are known, they will be stated in the job posting. By accepting a position with SDSURF, you are agreeing to undergo such screenings at any time during your employment with SDSURF if it is determined necessary for business reasons.

Open-Restricted Quick Link This link is only used for: named in grant, transferring of projects from other institutions to SDSURF, or transfer of position from
University to Foundation. Job must be in the "Open-Restricted" status.

jobsfoundation.sdsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55926

Activity Report

Physical Effort with or without reasonable accommodations

Indicate the numbers of hours per day the employee will perform the following.

Bending over

N/A

Kneeling

N/A

Sitting

7+

Standing

N/A

Climbing

N/A

Lifting or carrying

10 lbs or less

Walking

N/A

Reaching overhead

N/A

Crouching

N/A

Repetitive use of hands/arms

7+

Crawling

N/A

Balancing

N/A

Pushing or pulling

N/A

Repetitive use of legs

N/A

Eye/hand coordination

7+

Driving cars, trucks, forklifts, and other equipment

No

Being around scientific equipment and machinery

No

Walking on uneven ground

No

Mental Effort

Indicate the numbers of hours per day the employee will perform the following.

Directing others

N/A

Writing

7+

Using math/calculations

7+

Talking

7+

Working at various tempos

7+

Concentrating amid distractions

7+

Remembering names

5-6

Remembering details

7+

Making descisions

5-6

Working rapidly

7+

Examining/observing details

7+

Discriminating colors

1-2

Environmental Factors

Indicate the numbers of hours per day the employee will perform the following.

Inside

7+

Outside

N/A

Humid

N/A

Hazards

N/A

High places

N/A

Hot

N/A

Cold

N/A

Dry

N/A

Wet

N/A

Change of temperature

N/A

Dirty

N/A

Dusty

N/A

Odors

N/A

Noisy

N/A

Working with others

7+

Working around others

7+

Working alone

7+

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