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Grant Administrator

University of Central Missouri
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 23, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Other Business & Management, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Grants & Contracts
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Grant Administrator Working Title Grant Administrator Department 203200-Sponsored Programs Pay Rate $3833.33/monthly FTE 1.0 FLSA Exempt Position Number 999355 Classification CJS14 Special Instructions to Applicants:
This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, long-term disability; 3 weeks paid vacation per year; 3 weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement; and generous education assistance for an employee, spouse and dependent children taking classes at UCM .

Completed UCM online application for employment required.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.
NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.
The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.

Working hours:
Monday-Friday 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Occasional nights and weekends Bargaining Unit No Work Location Warrensburg Campus Posting Date 05/23/2022 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Position Purpose
  1. Manage UCM’s services for the support of externally funded projects/programs.
  2. Coordinate activities with academic and community leadership to conceive, promote, and support initiatives encouraging research, scholarly activity and creative endeavors.
  3. Serve as the primary liaison between principal investigators (PI) or program directors (PD), UCM offices and sponsors/funders at the federal, state and local levels.
  4. Ensure compliance with all university policies, federal/state laws and sponsor/funder rules/regulations in the operation of externally funded projects/programs.

Education & Formal Training Bachelor's degree (Specify field(s) of study below), Master's degree (Specify field(s) of study below) Other Education & Formal Training
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Management, Communication, Math, English, Education or related field.

Master’s degree is preferred. Computer Skills Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Other - Experience with Enterprise Resource System (Banner, People Soft) data base management and accounting software preferred. Experience
1. One (1) year of supervisory experience preferred.
2. Two (2) years of experience in budgeting, financial systems or management preferred.
3. Two (2) years of experience in program administration with progressively more responsibility in financial management preferred.
4. Audit controls experience preferred.
5. Two (2) years of experience in proposal writing and program development preferred.
6. One (1) year of experience in grants/contracts/external funding experience preferred

Other Experience Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position: Criminal History check Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Budget-related skills, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Management and/or administration skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Experience tracking accounts payable and receivable preferred.
Ability to work independently and be a self-starter.
Ability to interact professionally with funding authorities.
Ability to interact professionally with campus personnel who periodically encounter stresses and pressures of short deadlines.
Ability to interpret and apply regulations governing grant/contract administration and compliance
Ability to compile, verify data, and prepare reports.
Experience with state, federal, or foundation funding programs preferred.
Experience in project management preferred.

Specify sensory abilities: Physical & Environmental Factors: Not Applicable Other Physical & Environmental Factors Lifting weight Special Working Conditions: Travel required, Irregular work hours, Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions Other Special Working Conditions Ability to Keyboard Keyboarding test required. Speed is intentionally not specified., No keyboarding test required. Special Qualifications: Other Special Qualifications Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * International students on an F1or J1 Visa are not eligible for this position due to Visa regulations. Are you a UCM student on an F1 or J1 Visa?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
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