Grants and Contracts Specialist II - Post Award - Remote (S04695P)

University of Texas at Arlington
September 23, 2023
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Posting Number S04695P

Position Title Grants and Contracts Specialist II - Post Award - Remote (S04695P) Department Research Administration Location Arlington Job Family Research Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm. Remote position- must reside within the state of Texas.

Open to External and Internal FLSA Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Benefits at UTA

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Job Summary

Provides Post-Award guidance in the administration and processing of external and internal sponsored projects. Provides support to researchers, departmental and center/institute administrators, regarding the reasonableness, allow ability and allocability of grant related expenses, budget changes/revisions, and other compliance activities. Responsible for administering and monitoring procedures designed to comply with UTA policies and procedures and enforce sponsor regulatory requirements pertaining to the interpretation and application of such regulations, policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review terms and conditions of new awards and sets up projects in the grant tracking and financial system appropriately to allow for notification and PI spending.
  • Monitors post award activities to ensure compliance for issues involving allowable costs, re-budgeting and reporting requirements, faculty time and effort monitoring, cost sharing and spending limitation, etc.
  • Facilitates, reviews and approves budget revisions and cost transfer requests in compliance with sponsoring agencies' regulations and university policies and procedures.
  • Process and submit prior approval request to the sponsor that includes actions such as No Cost Extensions, budget transfer requests and requests for additional funds. The Specialist drafts and submits these requests to the funding agency when necessary.
  • Serve as primary resource for post award grant questions; communicate with and recommend and advise faculty and staff regarding post award issues; requests corrections and resolve discrepancies; interpret rules, regulations and compliance issues with respect to sponsored awards.
  • Review and negotiate continuing projects and amendments to existing grants, contracts, cooperative agreements and incoming and outgoing subawards.
  • Works with the PI and administrators to close out projects in accordance with the sponsor and university closeout guidelines and requirements.
  • Works in collaboration with the PI, Office of Technology Management, Grant Accounting and Asset Management to facilitate timely submission of all agency required project reports.
  • Create and execute sub-award agreements for all new and existing awards, as well as process budget changes, extensions, and closeout procedures during and throughout the life of the sub-award.
  • Assists management in the preparation of ad-hoc reports.
  • Monitors compliance with sponsored project related time and effort commitments and federal effort reporting requirements.
  • Participate in special projects such as, development and presentation of training workshops, drafting, updating and amending post award processes, procedures, and report development
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, social sciences, or a related field.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years of experience in the preparation and processing of research grant and/or contract proposals and in their administration, including one year of experience as Grants and Contracts Specialist I or its equivalent.
  • Working Conditions Special Conditions for Eligibility Working Title CBC Requirement

    It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.

    EEO Statement

    It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University's compliance with this policy.

    ADA Accommodations

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    Posting Detail Information

    Number of Vacancies 1

    Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to Applicants

    Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

    Requirement Questions

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  • What is the highest degree you have attained? (Please specify in your resume)
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree or higher
  • None of the above
  • How many years of experience do you have working with grants and contracts administration?
  • None/less than 3 years
  • 3 to 4 years
  • 5 to 6 years
  • 7 years of more
  • Documents Needed To Apply

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  • Resume or CV
  • Cover/Interest Letter
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