The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for the Contract and Grants Analyst position.
Specific Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in account/finance or other relevant degree and at least five years of experience. Must be familiar with 2 CFR 200 “Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.” Experience in management of externally funded programs in a university environment or similar complex research setting. Demonstrated knowledge of federal regulations and the legal and regulatory environment governing research administration in the conduct of academic research, grants and contracts. Interaction with federal agencies, industries, and other nonprofits. Thorough knowledge of pre- and post-award grants administration. Understands federal, state and local policies governing sponsored research.
General Job Requirements: Skill to operate a computer in a networked environment, including working knowledge of computer programs. Excellent computer skills in the use of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation applications, preferably Microsoft Office Suite software and Adobe Professional. Basic knowledge of accounting, budgeting and finance. Experience working in a team oriented environment with ability to take initiative and work independently. Proven ability to meet deadlines and produce high quality products. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to support and work with a diverse group of faculty and staff. Demonstrated problem-solving skills. Ability to implement, and interpret policies and procedures and communicate sensitive information verbally and in writing to a diverse population. Ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy and maintain high level of confidentiality.
Desired: Experience working with PeopleSoft Financials and PeopleSoft Grants. Related experience in an academic research administration environment strongly.
Notice to Applicants: This position will be posted for a minimum of 5 business days and may close at any time after that without prior notice.
The offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion and outcomes of a criminal background screening, credit check, and returning to the Office of Human Resources a signed original acceptance of the Chapman University Agreement to Arbitrate.