The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) is responsible for soliciting and accepting contract and grants for research and other sponsored projects on behalf of The Regents of The University of California. OSP works with campus research faculty to prepare budgets, insure compliance with UC Policy and sponsor guidelines, and signs off on the final submission. At award stage OSP review terms and conditions comply with UC Policy, negotiating with the sponsor when needed, and accepts on behalf of The Regents of the University of California.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
Bachelor's degree or higher with focus in fields such as life sciences, physical sciences, technology, engineering, contract law, intellectual property law, public administration, or political sciences and four years related university experience or combined equivalent
Working knowledge of contracts and grants transactions and applicable financial systems, as well as related policy, accounting and regulatory compliance requirements.
Proficiency in use of common desktop / web applications.
Thorough knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply sponsor, institutional and departmental policies. Knowledge of current compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Ability to manage high volume and complex transactions.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 10/22/2017
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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