Department/Organization: 702201 - Sponsored Program Admin
Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:45 pm
Job Summary: The Grants and Contracts Specialist will assist The University of Alabama faculty and staff in the review and processing of sponsored project proposals and in the review, revision, and development of sponsored project proposed budgets. Other responsibilities may include assuring compliance with Federal, State, and Local government administrative requirements related to pre-award and/or post-award sponsored project activities and negotiation of sponsored contract terms and conditions. The Grant and Contract Specialist must independently make decisions, authorize actions, and manage the sponsored programs assigned.
Additional Department Summary: Assist faculty and staff in analyzing sources of sponsored support, in preparation and processing of applications and proposals for sponsored funding and in pre-award and non-financial post-award administration of contracts and grants.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and two (2) years accounting, bookkeeping, budget, or contract/grant experience; OR a Masters degree with some accounting, bookkeeping, budget, or contract/grant experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Two (2) years of professional work experience. Experience in the preparation and processing of grant and/or contract proposals. Experience in negotiation of sponsored agreements. Experience in sponsored agreement administration.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster
Internal Number: 511549
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