Social Sciences Research Analyst https://socialsciences.ucsc.edu/)
JOB #: 1707411
Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $3,816.67-$6,650.00/monthly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research administrator to independently develop and/or oversee research proposals, awards and/or transactions related to contract and grant management and maintains contract and grant records in compliance with institutional research sponsor policies. Works on awards of diverse scope where analysis of data requires thorough understanding of complex regulations. Completes and approves transactions for signature by manager or other authorized institutional official. Works on complex awards that may involve multiple investigators and/or multiple sub awards. Guides less experienced staff. Central Role (CR): Is eligible for delegated signature authority (may vary by campus). Department Role (DR): Typically works on complex grants/contracts which require task budgets, option years, multiple investigators and multiple sub awards.
Our research administration office provides direct administration of over 700 contracts and grants, financial management and administration of all research-related internal and external extramural grants, contracts and gifts. We provide up-to-date expenditure tracking and forecasting to 225 PI's and research centers across eleven departments to ensure appropriate internal and external control principles, rules, policies and procedures are followed with the goal of supporting PI research efforts and preventing audit disallowances.
Ability to manage significant volume of financial transactions.
Ability to perform complex financial analysis and customized reporting.
Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization and communication skills; and a customer service focus across broad and diverse subject areas.
Demonstrated ability to analyze problems and situations and implement innovative solutions.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 09/12/2017
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite 100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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