Contracts and Grants Specialist I

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Work type: Administrative & Professional
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Research/Grants

Classification Title:

Contracts and Grants Specialist I

Job Description:

This position performs administrative work in support of research proposals, awards and compliance. Provides oversight of pre and post award sponsored program functions associated with the review and submission of proposals. Reviews and analyzes issues for the federal and state private sponsoring agencies. Collaborate in subaward process, ensuring consistency with prime award terms and conditions and university requirements; ensure that subawardees are qualified to receive University flow-through funds and that appropriate subaward monitoring measures are established for compliance with federal and University requirements; ensure that financial, cost share, technical, invention statements, close-out and other reporting requirements are met.

  • Collaborate in subaward process, ensuring consistency with prime award terms and conditions and university requirements; ensure that subawardees are qualified to receive University flow-through funds and that appropriate subaward monitoring measures are established for compliance with federal and University requirements; ensure that financial, cost share, technical, invention statements, close-out and other reporting requirements are met.

  • Coordinate contract negotiations and new account authorizations with UCF Research Foundation, as needed.

  • Consult with Technology Transfer on intellectual property issues, as needed.

  • Review and approve budgeting requests and selected financial transactions related to contract and grant accounts; prepares and coordinates financial and other reports as required.

  • Drafts and negotiates non-funded agreements for material transfers; non-disclosures; data use; affiliation agreements; master agreements; memorandum of understanding, and other, non-standard agreements.

  • Advise investigators and college and department research administrators on University and Sponsor requirements; interpret and communicate procedural and policy changes affecting awards; coordinate training and demonstrations to investigators and their staff on pre- and post-award issues.

  • Responsibilities may include training of A&P, USPS, or OPS and student personnel.

  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Department:

Office of Research Florida Space Institute

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Schedule may vary as required.

Type of Appointment:

Regular

Expected Salary:

Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's degree and 0+ years of relevant experience.

Additional Minimum Requirements:

N/A

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience is Research Administration is preferred.

Additional Application Materials Requirements:

N/A

Special Instructions to Applicants:

If you are selected as the final candidate for an employment opportunity here at UCF, both your position and salary will be significantly based upon the information that you have provided in your application for employment. We urge you to please take the time to complete the application in its entirety.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

 

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