This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 5/15/17 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.
UC San Diego career employees who have passed their trial period will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will begin to refer qualified internal applicants after the first 7 days of the job posting. Qualified external applicants may be referred to the hiring department, if a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified and upon the request of the hiring manager.
Under general supervision, the Research Program Development Coordinator (RPDC) will be responsible for the administrative management of the NCI Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) applications, reports and various attendant activities to ensure the compliance with NCI and UCSD policies on the operation of the Moores Cancer Center (MCC). The CCSG competitive renewal, customarily over 1,000 pages is due in May 2018 following a yearlong development and assembly effort. Specifically, the RPDC will work in collaboration with the Cancer Center Director, Associate Director for Administration, faculty, administration and staff to provide specialized support to the CCSG and activities funded by the CCSG, including the coordination of competitive renewals, annual progress reports, annual External Advisory Board meetings, Moores Cancer Center retreats, pilot project grant programs, membership activities, and the necessary regulatory approvals. The RPDC will advise the Cancer Center Director on all matters relating to the CCSG on a regular basis.
In addition, the RPDC will be responsible for the oversight of data required for reports, presentations and publications relevant to administration and management of the NCI Cancer Center Support grant. The RPDC will also be responsible for meeting planning, member communications, planning and organizing internal and external events, topic/speaker identification, event promotion, purchasing/procurement of goods and services travel, disbursements, and reimbursements relating to activities associated with the CCSG.
Demonstrated knowledge of federal and non-federal agency requirements and regulations for sponsored research grants. Knowledge of preparation and analysis of contractual proposal documents, including budget data, support details, and other data as required by the granting/contracting agency.
Strong knowledge of policies and procedures relating to accounting, budgeting, bookkeeping, reconciliation, auditing, purchasing, disbursements, and other fiscal matters.
Proven ability to analyze complex financial issues, recognize potential impact, identify creative and alternate solutions, make recommendations and incorporate information into budget formats for official presentation. Ability to prepare accurate financial data in various reporting formats.
Demonstrated skill to gather and analyze resource data from agency bulletins and various source/data documents. Ability to interpret information to forecast agency funding trends and counsel PI's on available research funds or changing grant procedure.
Experience with on-line accounting systems to gather information and prepare financial documents. Knowledge of budgeting, accounting principles and bookkeeping to maintain department financial records and produce reports and reconcile discrepancies.
Strong demonstrated organizational and multi-tasking skills. Ability to establish priorities, meet multiple and frequently changing deadlines with flexibility, produce quality results in a production-oriented, high volume workplace, and maintain a high level of accuracy.
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Strong organizational, leadership, and negotiating skills to deal with a variety of UC staff, faculty, and outside vendors or clientele in conjunction with the Principles of Community.
Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet access, web browsers, and e-mail programs. Demonstrated ability to learn and effectively use computerized systems.
Knowledge of University accounting and purchasing policies and procedures to support the financial structure. Working knowledge of University online financial systems including IFIS, PPS, and Financial Link.
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