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Specialist I/II/III, Contracts and Grants

Employer
Auburn University
Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Education, Special Education, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Grants & Contracts
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number

S1175P

Home Org Name

AG Administration (Orgn: 120000)

Division Name

College of Agriculture

Position Title

Specialist I/II/III, Contracts and Grants

Job Class Code

KE05A/B/C

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

This position will provide administrative support to the College of Agriculture and Agricultural Experiment Station on internal and external grants, extramural projects and the A-21 cost accounting standards obligations.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Advising faculty and administration on procedures and approving contract and grant related documents to ensure proper and timely accounting and contractual agreements; serve as liaison between departmental and central offices to ensure proper submission of proposals and ensure compliance with university and sponsor guidelines and cost accounting standards; serve as a point of contact for pre-award grant activity in the college and submit grants on behalf of the college; promote and coordinate grant opportunities, workshops, and training for faculty; provide customer service to faculty, staff, administration, and sponsors on pre-award activity; provide periodic contract and grant reports; prepare extramural cover forms; maintain data for funded projects and activities; support the Associate Dean for Research and other research staff in providing grantsmanship and research-related trainings to faculty, staff and students; and perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Level

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Accounting, Business, Management, Finance, or related field

Years of Experience

No experience required for entry level I

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Specialist II, Contracts and Grants: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Management, Finance, or a closely related field and 2 years of experience in the management of contracts and grants.

Specialist III, Contracts and Grants: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Management, Finance, or a closely related field and 4 years of experience in the management of contracts and grants.

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

Education Level

When a candidate has the required experience, but lacks the required education, they may normally apply additional relevant experience toward the education requirement, at a rate of two (2) years relevant experience per year of required education.

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Excellent interpersonal communication skills, demonstrated technical excellence and ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

Minimum Technology Skills

Knowledge/experience with computers and software programs

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

Desired qualifications include a Master’s degree

Posting Detail Information

Salary Grade

31

Salary Range

$31,300 - $65,500

Job Category

Business/Accounting/Finance

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

City position is located in:

Auburn

State position is located:

AL

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

10/22/2021

Closing Date

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please utilize the attachment feature and attach a cover letter and resume. Only COMPLETE applications will be considered for selection. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Quick Link for Internal Postings

https://www.auemployment.com/postings/25225
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
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  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution in Business, Management, Finance, Accounting, or related field OR 8 years of experience in the management of contracts and grants?
    • Yes
    • No


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