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University of Idaho
University Research
Posted: 03/24/2023
Sponsored Programs Administrator II

University of Idaho

Sponsored Programs Administrator II

Location: Off Campus Location – remote work option available

Division/College: University Research

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $51,500 annually or higher depending on experience

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

This position facilitates the compliant submission of proposals for external funding by the University of Idaho. University faculty and staff create proposals to outside agencies to fund research, instruction, and other service projects through the university. This position is responsible for providing leadership for research administration and sponsored programs, supporting the research, creative, and scholarly endeavors of the university faculty, staff, and students. The position focuses on ensuring the responsible stewardship of external sponsored funding; overseeing the submission of mid to large-scale proposals by reviewing those proposals to ensure compliance with federal, state, university and sponsor regulations and guidelines; and mitigating risk by training other positions and staff, faculty, and students in this area.

Duties may include:

• Serve as a liaison to sponsor contacts on proposal-related administrative questions and issues

• Provide assistance, interpretation and guidance to principal investigators (PIs) and other university employees to mitigate risk and maintain compliance

• Collect and review required proposal documents, including mid- and large-scale proposals

• Conduct research and analysis of new and existing agency requirements; recommend changes to university processes and policies as needed for compliance

• Develop, deliver and participate in workshops and seminars

• Maintain records and contribute to metrics data

• Organize, prioritize, and plan own workload to meet deadlines

• Simultaneously handle a variety of proposals that require a high degree of attention

• Coordinate proposal approvals for submission

• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or equivalent

• Two years in a sponsored programs-related support position with a primary responsibility of reviewing proposals against submission requirements

• Using spreadsheet software to compile, summarize and analyze financial data

• Editing and writing business correspondence using proper grammar and punctuation as demonstrated in application materials

• Independently managing projects that involve multiple stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree

• Certified Research Administrator or Certified Financial Research Administrator

• Three or more years of experience in a sponsored programs-related support position (either pre- or post-award) related to applying project budgeting guidelines and procedures, preferably at an institution of higher education, non-profit or federal entity

• Experience serving as a liaison between internal and external entities and individuals to coordinate activities and resolve issues

• Experience with sponsor electronic proposal submission systems (such as research.gov, Grants.gov, NSPIRES, eRACommons, ASSIST)

• Experience working in a customer service-oriented team environment to accomplish shared goals

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: SP003815P

Posting Date: 02/24/2023

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Please address all of the minimum requirements in the https://www.uidaho.edu/-/media/UIdaho-Responsive/Files/human-resources/careers/letter-of-qualification-template.docx?la=en&hash=BB7E0EE86C9FC9D4B8C524A2A45A8FDBC9D2EA01. Preferential review of applications will begin on March 13, 2023.

This position may be remote, depending on final candidate.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/4030816

EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.