Position Description: Under the direction of the GSE&IS Business Office Assistant Director of Extramural Funds Management, serve as a Contract and Grants Fund Manager in the central Business Office within the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies (GSE&IS), a graduate school that houses two departments, Education & Information Studies, that are very well regarded nationally and offer both professional and scholarly programs. Primary responsibilities include providing advanced financial analysis, including monitoring and analyzing research project payroll & personnel, monitoring compliance and accounting of federal, state, and private contract/grant funding sources. Independently oversee and manage all pre-award and post award administration related to contract & grants proposals and at least one research unit. The Contract and Grants Manager will manage an annual budget of over $8-$10 million for an assigned list of individual faculty as well as a large research unit.
The incumbent will provide direct support and oversight in a full range of contract and grant activities while proactively promoting compliance with Federal regulations, University policy, and School guidelines. Other responsibilities include the development and dissemination of monthly detailed analysis, payroll and financial reports to provide coherent and concise financial data to project directors, faculty, research units and the Assistant Dean of Financial Administration/CFO. Incumbent is also responsible with exhibiting interpersonal skills needed to establish and maintain a dynamic and effective working relationship with faculty, staff, students, other campus units. In addition, attend national and local conferences that pertain to contract and grant issues and work on ad-hoc projects as assigned by the Assistant Dean of Financial Administration/CFO.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.