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Verified Pay $76,000 - $139,600 per year
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Riverside, California

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Senior Grants Facilitator

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 29715555 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $78,697 - $145,095

Position Information

Under the direction of the Dean of the School of Education, functions as the Senior Grants Facilitator for the School of Education (SOE). The position is responsible for high-level contract and grant expertise in college-wide SOE pre-award facilitation and post award collaboration and execution with assigned SOE Research Grant Analyst for SOE faculty. The incumbent facilitates pre-award administration by identifying and sharing research opportunities that align with current and future SOE faculty research needs, assists with technical communication, formatting/editing, research integration and submitting required proposal documentation. Focus will include identifying and coordinating proposal processes of acquiring large multi-investigator/multi-disciplinary awards. In conjunction with the Director of Development, the incumbent will ensure contract and grant proposals submitted through the Foundation follow agency guidelines and system wide UC and UCR campus policies. Additionally, provides post- award administration with budget /financial oversight, payroll/personnel, purchasing review and award closeout/ reporting for assigned SOE faculty with current research awards. Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position.

The full salary range for the Senior Grants Facilitator is $76,000 - $139,600 annually. The expected pay scale for this position is $95,000 - $115,000 annually. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.

Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training Preferred


Experience Requirement 6 - 10 years of related experience. Required

Minimum Requirements

Ability to manage high volume and complex transactions.
Extensive knowledge of program administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment.
Advanced knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Demonstrated advanced competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Ability to perform highly complex financial analysis and customized reporting.
Maintains knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply sponsor, institutional and departmental policies. Knowledge of current compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Full knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation, Code of Federal Regulations, sponsor-specific policies, intellectual property policy, conflict of interest requirements, publication rights, application of indirect cost rates and other complex concepts in research administration.
Advances knowledge of effective grant funding processes, procedure and techniques.
Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization and communication skills; and a customer service focus across broad and diverse subject areas.
Advanced ability to create and train grant writing and other communication skills in a variety of styles to ensure securing grant funding required.
Experience with all types of award mechanisms, including grants, contracts, subcontracts, cooperative agreements.
Ability to interpret policy for others.
Demonstrated advanced knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.
Demonstrated commitment toward addressing SOE and UCR?s equity-oriented mission as a minority serving institution in the Inland Empire, located on tribal lands

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with Kuali and/or Cayuse

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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