Grant and Contract Specialist - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Grant and Contract 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:

This position exists to enhance the college-wide research mission of the College of Community Health Sciences (CCHS) in the administration of contract/grant research awards for fiscal integrity, compliance to federal cost standards and/or sponsor requirements. This position supports faculty research in both pre-award budget development and post award budgetary compliance. This position resides within the Rural Health Institute (research support for CCHS) and reports directly to the Director of the Institute and/or the Associate Dean for Research. THis position provides college-wide fiscal oversight for all contract/grant related activity. The position also maintains a liaison relationship with the University Offices of Sponsored Programs and Contract and Grant Accounting.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in any field with a minimum of two (2) years accounting, bookkeeping, budget related, OR contract and grant experience, OR a Masters degree in any field with some accounting, bookkeeping, budget related, OR contract and grant experience. Must be proficient with personal computers and applicable software to include word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs. 57 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 32614.44 Midpoint - $ 47299.20

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. 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 will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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  • Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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