Payroll Title: UCP VII
Class Code: 0786-9087
Job Family: FIS
FLSA Code: E
Under the direction of designated administrator, provides technical assistance in reviewing, negotiating and processing contracts and subcontracts in support of the University’s sponsored program activity.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Monitors and reviews proposed grants and contracts for compliance with applicable University policy and state regulations and certifies to the University administration that such policies and regulation have been met.
- Within University policies and in association with administrators and principal investigators, negotiates with granting agencies and writes technical contact language covering such issues as intellectual property rights, cost-sharing, fiscal and procedural constraints and other similar matters.
- Assists in obtaining approvals necessary for sponsored grants, contracts, subcontracts and other agreements; serves as liaison between University administration, faculty and granting agencies.
- Maintains knowledge of and interprets applicable policies, statutes, regulations and procedures formulated by the University, state and federal government, granting agencies, and various private foundations and industries; maintains up-to-date reference file.
- Analyzes and resolves technical problems of contract interpretation.
- Prepares periodic reports of grants and contracts activity.
- Participates in policy discussions and recommends policy or procedural changes as appropriate; revises and updates procedures as necessary.
- Assists faculty in obtaining approvals from awarding agencies to subcontract; revises budgets as needed and prepares forms and other information required by granting agencies.
- Prepares a written award summary providing complete and detailed information to setup, administer, and maintain an awarded contract in compliance with University policies and contracted statutes, regulations, and procedures.
- Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor’s degree and four years relevant experience OR Eight years relevant experience in a business organization or government agency
- Thorough knowledge of University, federal, state and private industry rules and regulations governing technical aspects of grants and contracts
- Ability to write and interpret technical contract language and understand its implications.
- Ability to effectively communicate with and serve as liaison between granting agencies, University administration and the principal investigators.
Date Created: 4/13/88