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University Program Specialist II - Pre-Award Research Administrator

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

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Posted on Saturday, February 3, 2024

University Program Specialist II - Pre-Award Research Administrator

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Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title University Program Specialist II - Pre-Award Research Administrator
Position Number 703045
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track No
FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months
If time limited, duration date
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
To assist sponsors, administrators, faculty and staff with pre award and non-financial post award services related to extramural funding for NCCU.
Primary Purpose of Position
The primary purpose of this position is to provide support to the administrators, faculty, staff and sponsors with pre award services related to extramural funding for North Carolina Central University. The pre-award administrator explains, interprets and implements, university, state and federal regulations related to grant activities. This position assists the campus with several areas of research administration including but not limited to: proposal submissions, award execution, budget transfers and various agency requests.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The successful candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly, Microsoft Word and Excel applications; working knowledge of Pre-Award grant administration (including proposal submissions); ability to comprehend and operate various grant related systems; ability to provide reports and respond to request for information from coworkers and customers; ability to provide expert guidance on pre-award grants management and resolve concerns from customers; ability to work independently with little or no supervision; to take initiative to see projects and assignments through to completion; to learn, interpret and analyze information to make necessary decisions; to exercise judgment and discretion in problem solving; to plan, prioritize and organize workflow; ability to work flexible schedules; excellent analytical and organizational skills along with written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills to interact effectively and diplomatically with a wide range of individuals. Experience with Banner and/or Cayuse is a plus.
Minimum Education/Experience
Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience related to the area of assignment; or and equivalent combination of training and experience.

All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
N/A
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Function Information Analysis and Decision Making
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Accurately prepare budget allocation packages for new awards based on the grant agreement, and assist in the processing of pre-award and non-financial post-award sponsored research related activities for all projects managed by OSRP.
Function Communication and Marketing
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Participate in the update, development and implementation of internal policies/procedures. Provide reports and respond to requests for information from coworkers and customers.
Function Program/Project Management
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Assist Post-Award Unit with processing budget transfers and budget modification requests as needed. Employee must analyze each transaction according to the award terms and conditions. Assist with subrecipient monitoring and risk assessment duties as assigned.
Function Consultation
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Responsible for assisting faculty/staff with proposal submissions for extramural funding. This includes assisting faculty/staff with proposals in sponsor websites and Cayuse.
Function Leadership
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Ability to provide expert guidance on pre-award grants management and resolve concerns from customers. Able to work collaboratively with coworkers and others to manage situations as they arise regarding proposal preparation and submission. Ability to evaluate and make recommendations to leadership to assist in departmental improvements.
Function Program Knowledge
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Ability to ensure compliance with financial and administrative award terms and conditions. Remain current and knowledgeable on Federal and other agency requirements and procedures concerning grants management.
Function Other Duties as Assigned
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Other duties as assigned.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA03108P
Open Date 02/02/2024
Date desired for closing or initial review
Close Date 02/29/2024
Open Until Filled No
Date Position Available 03/11/2024
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