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Post-Award GCO II

University of Utah
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 23, 2024

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Post-Award GCO II

Job Summary

Interested in learning post-award grant management? We have a junior staff-member position available! A successful candidate is curious, loves to learn, and enjoys detailed work. Work is performed independently and with some basic oversight, and is focused on post-award administration of research grants &/or contracts.

Huntsman Cancer Institute is committed to cancer prevention, care, and survivorship for all communities within the area we serve - which includes Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming - with impact worldwide. Partnerships with individuals, communities, and many other entities are crucial to our work. Huntsman Cancer Institute values cancer-related health equity, and inclusion as integral to our guiding principle to serve our patients and their communities, and our commitment to foster a culture of belonging for all within our organization.

In your cover letter or during your interview process, we invite you to share how your personal and professional experiences have prepared you to serve as a member of our team as we work to reduce the cancer burden experienced by all people and communities. This may include description of your prior experiences related to research, prevention, clinical care, community engagement/outreach, training, administration, or other areas relevant to Huntsman Cancer Institute's mission and this position.

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  • Proficient with all the duties and responsibilities of a Post-Award GCO I
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Independently completes basic award administration for activities including award set-up, modification, and maintenance for the department’s most common sponsors.
  • With basic oversight from a supervisor, completes complex award administration for activities including award set-up, modification, and maintenance.
  • May approve ejournals as part of award maintenance activities to ensure proper narrative and back-up documentation.
  • Inputs and assists in the creation of formal financial reports to external sponsors, PI, internal/external audits.
  • Award review/tracking. Completes project-related A/P and A/R activities for complex contracts.
  • Reviews budget categories for reporting activities.
  • Reviews administrative tasks related to activity tracking.
  • Demonstrates familiarity and expanded knowledge of various sponsor policies required for proposal submission, appropriately utilizes University, department, and most common sponsor systems and processes for proposal preparation, submission, and tracking
  • Problems encountered are varied, but generally with precedent. Resolution may require some analysis and interpretation, requiring innovation and creativity.
  • Has developed specialized skills or is multi-skilled through job-related training and on-the-job experience

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically requiredNearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be requiredNearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or 8 years of relevant work experience or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience).
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Experience with University of Utah systems, including Management Reports, is preferred.

Special Instructions

Requisition Number: PRN38658B
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary:
Department: 01214 - HCI Research Admin Dept
Location: Campus
Pay Rate Range: 47,700 - 58,300
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

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