Agreement Administrator I

Position Summary

This is a position in Sponsored Projects Services within the Office of the Vice President for Research which manages and supports the research infrastructure, provides stewardship of external funding and is dedicated to providing the best support possible for University researchers. The Agreement Administrator is responsible for performing diversified and complex administrative functions for various Pre-Award and non-financial Post-Award activities of sponsored awards, oversees compliance with awarding agency terms and conditions and conformance to various policies and regulations.

• The Agreement Administrator is responsible for overseeing a departmental portfolio and serves as the primary point of contact for proposal submissions.
• In addition, this position provides research administration support to faculty and staff by negotiating, interpreting and applying award terms and conditions, processing awards, and seeking sponsor approval when required.
• As the point of contact, the Agreement Administrator works collaboratively with faculty and staff to provide information regarding policies and procedures and seeks resolutions to problems.

Working remotely may be an option for this position.

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and at least 3 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated experience in preparing and negotiating agreements with governmental agencies and/or private entities.
Advanced Degree in science, law or business.
Experience in a Higher Education setting.
Demonstrated familiarity with federal, state and sponsor level requirements for sponsored awards.
Certification in Research Administration ( CRA )

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