Assistant Sponsored Programs Administrator

Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 08, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Idaho

Assistant Sponsored Programs Administrator

Location: Moscow

Division/College: University Research (Div)

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $19.50 per hour or higher depending on education and experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
Within the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), and under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Sponsored Programs Operations, the Assistant Sponsored Programs Administrator (ASPA) is a training-level position under the University of Idaho's proposal submission and grants and contracts management units (Pre and Post award units). This position supports University faculty and staff to create proposals to external agencies and to manage funding received for projects in research, instruction, and public service/other. The Office of Sponsored Programs is responsible for ensuring the responsible stewardship of research funding, and overseeing the submission of proposals by reviewing those proposals to ensure compliance with federal, State, University and sponsor regulations and guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Two years of research administration or sponsored programs administration. An associates degree in a related field may be substituted for work experience.
• Experience serving as a liaison between internal and external entities and individuals in the coordination of activities and resolution of issues.
• Experience maintaining working relationships with supervisors, coworkers, and the public.
• Experience with analyzing information from a variety of sources, identifying problems, defining alternatives, and developing recommendations.
• Experience using standard word processing, spreadsheet and email software.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers and the public.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field (accounting, research administration, business administration, etc.)
• Experience in applying University of Idaho policies and guidelines governing sponsored projects and familiarity with federal and state regulatory and compliance issues affecting universities.
• Experience with contracting, subcontracting, and grant policies and procedures, including the Code of Federal Regulations 2 CFR 200.
• Experience with sponsored programs proposal preparation, including assisting in the development of proposal applications and budgets.
• Experience and familiarity with the programs and processes of granting agencies, including federal and State agencies, and corporate and private sponsors.
• Experience working with the Banner finance and accounting system.
• Ability to work independently and with limited supervision.
• Experience with setting priorities and working comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
•Experience managing multiple projects under tight deadlines, and to multitask and to complete tasks with multiple interruptions and distractions.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
• May travel occasionally to conference and training opportunities.

Posting Number: SP002609P

Posting Date: 10/07/2020

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applicant review will begin on October 21, 2020.

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

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