Social Sciences Research Analyst Research Administration University of California, Santa Cruz
JOB #: 1706945
FULL TIME; CAREER Starting Salary Range: $21.60-$30.24/hourly. 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.
Under the general direction of the Research Administration Manager, Research Analyst is responsible for the budgetary and financial management and administration of extramural contracts, grants and gifts from a wide variety of funding sources; university generated research funds; and cost share commitments, for the Division of Social Sciences. Research Analyst proactively manages a proportionate share of the Social Sciences Division's approximately 1,000 research awards, for an estimated 180 principal investigators in 15 units, totaling approximately $50 million annually.
The Research Analyst provides input in developing processes for the Division, and provides budgetary analysis and innovative solutions to diverse types of problems and situations by applying university, state, federal and private sector policies and procedures in order to ensure that costs to a research fund are reasonable, allowable and allocable under cost principles.
Qualifications include: Demonstrated knowledge and experience in contracts and grants administration, including finance and accounting
Experience in administering large/complex budgets with multiple funding sources
Demonstrated skill in financial planning, analysis, and budgeting, with proven skills to interpret and apply complex university, state and federal regulations and a working knowledge of those regulations as they relate to administration and compliance
Strong negotiating and decision-making skills
Ability to communicate issues clearly, both orally and in writing
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 01-26-2017
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. Computers are available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources office located at 1201 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz. For further information 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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