The University of Southern Californiaâs Information Sciences Institute (ISI), located in Marina del Rey, California is a major contributor to the nationâs information technology knowledge base.Â Part of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, ISI is actively engaged in a broad spectrum of information processing research and in the development of advanced computer technologies.Â ISI primarily conducts federally sponsored research with annual revenues in excess of $100M.
The USC Information Sciences Institute is seeking a Contracts & Grants Administrator II to join its Pre-Award Contracts team.
*Preparing proposals including review of agency requirements, budgeting, and coordination with USC offices, customers and subcontractors;
*Evaluating and negotiating award terms and conditions;
*Assisting project leaders and administrative staff with contractual compliance and resolution of issues;
*Entering new award contractual and financial information into database. *Assisting with Post-Award actions as needed.
*Bachelor's degree in a related field of study;
*Four years of demonstrated experience negotiating and administering government FAR/DFAR based contracts or subcontracts;
*Budget development and proposal preparation experience;
*Hands-on computer experience with Windows-based application software;
*Experience with grants and grant terms based on DODGARâs and FDP;
*Knowledge of export control issues;
*Strong written and oral communication and organizational skills;
*Ability to work effectively in a high-energy team environment with a wide variety of technical and administrative personnel; and
*A results-oriented focus with the demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple time-sensitive issues and meet deadlines.
*Related undergraduate degree with two years of contracts and grants administration experience.
The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment
Minimum Education: Related undergraduate study, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 2 years, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise:
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.