University of Virginia Grants and Contracts Assistant in Charlottesville, Virginia

Posting Summary:

The Office of Sponsored Programs is recruiting for a Grants and Contracts Assistant position that is responsible for creating new awards, projects and budgets and for updating existing data. The creation and maintenance of Awards in Oracle is essential for the successful completion of research grants and contracts. The accuracy of the data and the timeliness of entry are critical to the process. Due to the sheer volume of awards, a combination of speed and accuracy are required to keep the data current and the awards available for use.

OSP is responsible for all University research grants & contracts. An integral part of this operation involves the creation and maintenance of awards, projects and budgets within Oracle. This data is important for a department's successful operation of its research projects, the University's accounting and auditing functions and the generation of financial & statistical reports.

Employment Conditions for Faculty

U.Va. will perform background checks including receipt of official transcripts from the institution granting the highest degree for all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

EO/AA Statement:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Data entry skills Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense Ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). Ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations). Ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.

Required Applicant Documents: CV / ResumeCover LetterContact information for 3 References - name, email, phone

Department: Office of Sponsored Programs

If any experience is required, please specify kind of experience: Data Entry

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

FLSA Exemption Status: Non Exempt

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Posting Date: 05-21-2018

Location: Charlottesville

Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule?: Yes

Employment Posting Category: University Staff

E-mail a Friend: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79791

Anticipated Hiring Range: $31,000 - $45,000

Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: Not a Requirement

Number of Months/Year: 12

Drug Testing Required?(Typically positions involved in patient contact, mass transportation or law enforcement are included): No

Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff

Posting for UVA Employees Only: No

Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office

Area of Interest: Grants Administration

Employment Conditions: Criminal HistorySexual Offender Registry

Shift: Day

Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting): Staff Application

Required ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: Some - up to 4 years

Posting Number: 0619303

Organization (Position Organization): 20410 RS-Sponsored Programs

Is this position eligible for Telecommuting?: No

Preferred ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: No Response

Number of Work Hours Per Week:(format: xx.xxxx): 40

Working Title: Grants and Contracts Assistant

Preferred Computer Applications: Oracle

Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required