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Post-Award Admin

at University of Colorado Boulder

Posted: 3/13/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 15741
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*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers.*

 

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Office of Grants & Contracts

Post-Award Administrator 

(Business Services Professional - Entry Level)

Position #214478 – Requisition 15741

 

The Office of Grants and Contracts has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) PostAward Administrator position.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver—one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

 

A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient's bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

 

CU Anschutz
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002. 


Jobs in this career family provide general business operations of the organization or a combination of operational responsibilities covering multiple career families.  Functions include institutional research, statistical analysis, policy development and review, strategic planning and broad unit business operations such as parking and transportation services, risk management, childcare services, real estate and property management, retail services or job responsibilities that combine fiscal, HR and operational management responsibilities.


Professionals at the entry level are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions. Work involves creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to a professional field. 


At the entry level, duties are limited in scope and are performed with guidance and direction from other professionals and are performed in a training and development capacity.


The Office of Grants and Contracts is responsible for the central administration of awards and provides service to principal investigators and administrators, for the purpose of obtaining and administering extramural funds in compliance with University and sponsor guidelines.

 

  • Provides post-award administrative support to departmental research administrators and principal investigators by researching, interpreting, and applying the policies and procedures that govern grant and contract awards.
  • Accurately review and analyze award entry into Peoplesoft to assure proper information and data are in agreement with award documents.
  • Performs quarterly reviews with assigned department personnel through the life of the award. 
  • Review and approve expenditure documents for compliance.
  • Review subcontracts and their requisitions in CU Marketplace.
  • Review and process journal entries for sponsored project accounts.
  • Review and submit payroll expense transfers for approval.
  • Process payroll expense transfer benefit corrections.
  • Reconcile/review projects with departments prior to ending to prepare for final invoice and financial reporting.
  • Review final invoices for billable projects 30-90 days after project end date.
  • Accurately review and analyze award entry into Peoplesoft to assure proper information and data are in agreement with award documents.
  • Prepare and submit on-time financial and expenditure reports per sponsor and university guidelines which include working with department administrators and sponsors to resolve outstanding activity.
  • Properly close out project accounts within policy guidelines and time requirements.
  • Perform related duties as assigned or required.


Salary and Benefits:  

Starting salary is $50,000This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

 

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

 

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.


The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Diversity and Equity:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process.  To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Office of Equity by email at equity_ada@ucdenver.edu or by phone at (303) 315-2567.

 

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

 

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.



Minimum Qualifications: 

  • A bachelor's degree in business, business administration, finance, accounting , education, social sciences, healthcare administration, public administration, communications, information systems, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.

Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Grants and Contracts within an institution of higher education or related field

  • Experience working with databases to effectively and efficiently extract data

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.

  • Outstanding customer service skills.

  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.

  • Strong accounting and analysis background

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite applications (Excel, Access, and Word)

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • Excellent time and workflow management skills

 

 

 

 

 



Qualifications

*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers.* REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A cover letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2). A current resume/CV. 3). List of 3-5 professional references. Questions should be directed to Ryan Untisz, PHR at Ryan.Untisz@ucdenver.edu