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Post-Award Grant Coordinator

Employer
Utah Tech University
Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 20, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Grants & Contracts, Human Resources Administration, Legal Affairs, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Announcement

The Post Award Grant Coordinator will work with Principal Investigators/Project Directors to ensure all project and budgetary requirements are adhered based on sponsor funding regulations and ensure compliance. This position reports to the Director of Sponsored Programs. Information about the University’s Sponsored Programs can be found online at https://academics.dixie.edu/sponsored-programs/ .

Responsibilities
  • Review terms and conditions of new awards for issues involving allowable costs, re-budgeting original award budget, and submitting necessary paperwork for approval.
  • Monitor financial conflicts of interest as they pertain to grants under University Policy 157 and work with Director of Sponsored Programs to ensure compliance with federal, state, and university compliance.
  • Monitor faculty time and effort reporting and work with Director of Sponsored Programs to ensure compliance with federal, state, and university compliance.
  • Ensure equipment justification and compatibility with sponsoring agencies' regulations and university policies and procedures.
  • Assist with award setup details to secure Banner Index Code.
  • Maintain ongoing updates and communications related to current grants and contracts progress and financial reporting to principal investigators and project directors.
  • Support all relevant post-award responsibilities, including monitoring budgets and expenses, travel, p-cards, purchase orders, account reconciliation, cost transfers, paying invoices, subawards, and contractual agreements.
  • Monitor voluntary and mandatory cost sharing.
  • Coordinates human resources actions as they apply to personnel paid on grants, including preparation of required HR forms for hiring and termination and monitoring payroll expenditures.
  • Inform Principal Investigator/Project Director on budget variances.
  • Complete risk assessments on subaward entities and monitor subaward contracts, extensions, and amendments.
  • Proactively ensure spending is compliant in accordance with institutional and sponsor regulations, terms, and conditions prior to transaction processing.
  • Assist and participate in award termination process to close-out accounts.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field required. A combination of post-secondary education and related higher education grant experience totaling at least four years will also be considered.
  • One year of administrative/budgeting experience with grants required; grant experience in higher education preferred.
  • General knowledge of accounting and budgeting theory and practices required.
  • Knowledge of Uniform Guidance regulations pertaining to grants.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access and, PowerPoint), or similar software applications.
Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Full-time professional staff (overtime-eligible) position. Annual salary of $44,000 - $48,000, depending on qualifications & experience. Start date of July 1, 2022. Excellent benefits package included that begins on start date; includes medical, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness programs, life, disability, retirement, undergraduate tuition waivers for employees and eligible dependents, as well as paid holidays in addition to sick and vacation leave accruals. See https://humanresources.dixie.edu/employee-benefits/ under 'Benefits Summary' for more details.

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Application review begins May 9, 2022 . Submit application materials (including resume contents and contact information for three professional references) and upload cover letter electronically. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office at (435) 652-7520.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Utah Tech University is an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution, committed to exceptional student learning and success that has adopted an instructional approach of 'active learning. active life' and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, our university is located in picturesque southwestern Utah with its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. The nearest metropolitan area is Las Vegas, NV (120 miles), with amenities such as an international airport and professional sporting teams. Click here to learn more about the University.

Utah Tech University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 230 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. We seek to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university. Utah Tech University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of the University are fully committed to Affirmative Action and within its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment. Utah Tech does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or the University’s non-discrimination policies:
  • Director of Equity Compliance / Title IX Coordinator: Hazel Sainsbury - titleix@dixie.edu , HCC 579, 435-652-7747.
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Abby DeFeo - titleix@dixie.edu , 435-652-7731.
For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://titleix.dixie.edu/ or contact:
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, ocr@ed.gov , 800-421-3481.
  • U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, ocr.denver@ed.gov , 303-844-5695.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification.

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