The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
This position is eligible for 100% remote work.
Conduct pre-award sponsored research activities required for the submission, and acceptance of sponsored activities in assigned departments. Provide assistance to principal investigators (PIs) for tasks related to submission of sponsored proposals and award administration. Partner with SPA’s Research Administrators (RAs) to interpret sponsor regulations and University policies for PIs and serve as primary information resource for college research administration procedures. Partner with RAs to deliver and lead training initiatives. Participate in on-boarding PIs with respect to their roles and responsibilities in managing sponsored projects.
Proposal Development and Submission
Award Administration and Acceptance
Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
Education and work experience:
Relevant Work Experience 2-4 years
Working knowledge of contracts and grants transactions and applicable financial systems, as well as related policy requirements.
Demonstrated working knowledge of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor, and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Ability to work independently and as a team member, research and resolve problems, meet deadlines, and follow through on assignments with minimal direction.
Independent judgment and strong organization and communication skills and customer service focus across broad and diverse subject areas.
Accounting and budgeting skills in managing complex financial accounts and funds, as well as knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal, and reporting principles.
Ability to manage significant volume of transactions.
Thorough knowledge in applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, et cetera. (if applicable)
3 years demonstrated experience in research contract and grant management.
Certified Research Administration (CRA) designation
Bargaining unit position, A probationary period may be required, This position is eligible for full-time telework in accordance with the university telecommuting policy
Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)): 88200.00
Payband Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)): 46400.00
Staff Hiring Band: No Response
Yes, UVMSU ($20 minimum hourly rate)
Open Until Filled: No
Posting Number: S4902PO
Department: Sponsored Project Admin/30612
Position Number: 00025273
Employee FTE: 1.00
Employee Term: 12
The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.