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
The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and specifically invites applications from women, minorities,
veteran status, and people with disabilities.
Monday-Friday 8:00 am -5:00 pm
Occasional nights and weekends
Open Until Filled
- Manage UCM’s services for the support of externally funded
- Coordinate activities with academic and community leadership to
conceive, promote, and support initiatives encouraging research,
scholarly activity and creative endeavors.
- 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.
- 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
Master’s degree is preferred.
Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Other - Experience with
Enterprise Resource System (Banner, People Soft) data base
management and accounting software preferred.
1. One (1) year of supervisory experience preferred.
2. Two (2) years of experience in budgeting, financial systems or
3. Two (2) years of experience in program administration with
progressively more responsibility in financial management
4. Audit controls experience preferred.
5. Two (2) years of experience in proposal writing and program
6. One (1) year of experience in grants/contracts/external funding
Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal
Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check
Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, &
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
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
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
Experience in project management preferred.
Specify sensory abilities:
Physical & Environmental Factors:
Other Physical & Environmental Factors
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.
Other Special Qualifications
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * 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?
- * 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?
- Cover Letter