Computing and Information Science (CIS) is an academic unit that develops the core ideas of computation, data, and information, and enables these ideas to reach out to all disciplines, including the physical and biological sciences, engineering, the social sciences, and the arts and humanities. Its departments and research programs together form the scientific base for the emerging Information Age including the principles, technologies, and impacts of computation; the mathematics and methodology of data and data intensive applications; and the interface where people, and society and culture more broadly, interact with computing, information, and digital technology. CIS has a cross-college core research and teaching mission; incorporating cutting edge research into the curriculum is a priority. CIS units include Computer Science, Information Science Statistical Science and the Program of Computer Graphics.
The CIS Sponsored Research Administration Center (SRAC) delivers pre and post award research management and planning support to CIS Principal Investigators conducting interdisciplinary research ($17M annual sponsored expenditures; $11M faculty discretionary funds; $60M central/dept budget total). The typical CIS PI research profile is collaborative and multi-sponsored.
The Senior Research Administrator (SRA) serves as team lead for pre and post award functions, oversees sponsor reporting, develops complex financial reports to meet PI/unit needs and sponsor guidelines, supports central and unit financial management and reporting. The SRA manages a designated portfolio of CIS PI sponsored awards, gifts and other funding, providing comprehensive post-award financial services, sponsored and gift funds management; analysis and reporting; financial accounting; compliance and stewardship of faculty resources. Working across multiple financial systems and software platforms, monitors, interprets, reports and resolves faculty financial issues, SRA responsibilities include:
Analyze sponsoredaward and giftrequirements,developingfinancialreports and detailed forecasting tomeetPI and unit needsas well assponsorandcompliance requirements.
5-7 years of financial/accounting management and office experience.Project management experience is preferred.Experience with Cornell policies and procedures in the areas of grant and contract management, accounting, purchasing, and/or accounts payable.Knowledge and expertise in the use of Cornell on-line systems: Kuali, Web Financials, ID&R Dashboards, OSP Portal.Knowledge and expertise in use of sponsor systems such as NSF Fastlane, Grants.gov, ProposalCENTRAL.
No VISA sponsorship or relocation assistance available with this position.
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Finance Specialist III
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