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TEMPORARY RESEARCH ADMINISTRATOR 3

University of California Office of the President
remote work
United States, California, Oakland
1111 Franklin Street (Show on map)
April 17, 2024

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Job Title: Research Administrator 3

Job #:

Position Base: Oakland, CA

OPEN TO ALL APPLICANTS WHO LIVE WITHIN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA AND ARE OPEN TO WORK REMOTELY.

UC OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

At the University of California (UC), your contributions make a difference. A world leader producing Nobel and Pulitzer Prize recipients with over 150 years of groundbreaking research transforming the world. Choose a career where you can leverage your knowledge, skills and aspirations to inspire and support some of the greatest minds in the world, and those who will follow in their footsteps. Working at the University of California is being part of a unique institution, and a vibrant and diverse community. At the University of California, Office of the President, we propel our mission through impactful work locally, in government centers and systemwide. We are passionate people, serving the greater good.

The University of California, one of the largest and most acclaimed institutions of higher learning in the world, is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and public service. The University of California Office of the President is the headquarters to the 10 campuses, six academic medical centers and three national laboratories and enrolls premier students from California, the nation and the world.

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

The Research Grants Program Office (RGPO) oversees a broad grant making portfolio of over $100 million a year to support research that is critical to California, the nation and the world. RGPO programs enhance UC's research capacity and excellence, which helps attract top faculty, graduate students, government funding and companies to our state. These grants also enable health researchers and community agencies to collaborate and solve the most pressing problems in the state. RGPO also provides grants for training undergraduates, graduate and postdoctoral researchers, whose work will benefit California communities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Assist with closing out awards, following up/processing return of funds, following up/processing return of interest

* Follow-up on delinquent deliverables which could include progress reports and/or financial reports

* Review scientific progress reports on RGPO-funded research projects to ensure that all necessary report elements are included and acceptable

* Analyze fiscal reports for accuracy and compliance with RGPO and or research program specific rules and regulations and independently accepts fiscal reports

* Assist with other Post Award special projects

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

* Two or more years of work experience or equivalent experience/training in pre and/or post-award contracts and grants administration, administrative analysis, operational research in an academic or non-profit setting

* Understanding of research administration and the grant life cycle

* Experience managing small to six figures dollar research portfolio

* Ability to manage significant volume of transactions

* Ability to perform complex financial analysis and customized reporting

* Demonstrated competency in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports

* Strong organizational skills as demonstrated by the ability to prioritize work and complete projects/tasks in an accurate and timely manner under pressure of deadlines

* Proficiency with business computer applications including MS Office Suite, databases, electronic mail, and the Internet

* Familiarity with Zoom or other video conferencing programs

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

* Attention to detail with complex grant transactions

* Ability to collaborate with multiple units within the department in a timely and professional manner

EDUCATION

* Bachelor's degree and two years' experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement within the state of California.

OR

This position is eligible for a hybrid/remote work arrangement within the state of California. The selected candidate must reside within the state of California, or be willing to relocate, and will be required to report to work in person in Oakland, CA on a regular schedule.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

The University of California, Office of the President, is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the salary grade for a position. The full salary range shows the growth potential for this position,

Job Title: Research Administrator 3

Payroll Title: RSCH ADM 3

Job Code: 006206

Salary Grade: Grade 21

PayScale/ budgeted hourly range: 33.57/hour - $46.65/hour, Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.

Full Hourly Range: $33.57/hour - $59.72/hour

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

HOW TO APPLY

Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.

APPLICATION REVIEW DATE

The position will be open until filled.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Background Check Process: Successful completion of a background check is required for this critical position.

Smoke Free Work Environment: The University of California, Office of the President, is smoke & tobacco-free as of January 1, 2014.

August 2021 Update: The University of California has issued a policy requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID -19 before physically accessing the University location or programs. Upon hire into a UCOP position, you will be provided detailed instructions on how to comply with this policy including access to the COVID vaccination at no cost. New hires to UCOP who work onsite or will come onsite for any activities at a UCOP or other UC location must comply with this policy within 8 weeks after their start date. The policy allows for employees to request approval for an exception or deferral.

EEO STATEMENT

The University of California, Office of the President, 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, age or protected veteran status.

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