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Sponsored Projects Officer,Sr - req# 9924
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Sponsored Projects Officer,Sr
|Working Title||Sponsored Projects Officer,Sr|
As part of our continued growth, the University of New Mexico’s Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented self-starter for the role of Senior Sponsored Projects Officer (SSPO) to join our team of professionals.
OSP is a core office that provides administration, management, and oversight of the world class extramural sponsored research programs being conducted at our Research One designated university. We provide an exciting, multifaceted, and fast paced work environment that emphasizes customer service, professionalism and growth.
The Senior Sponsored Projects Officer will supervise the work of the OSP staff in the proposal and or award teams, ensuring adherence to internal processes, and compliance with University, State, Federal, and applicable agency requirements. The supervisor will provide direction, leadership, advice and consultation to the OSP staff, UNM faculty and their associated administrators and accountants, and various governmental and non-governmental agencies, which are the source of these awards. Our department’s environment is fast paced; therefore, we are looking for enthusiastic individuals who have solid computer and technical skills, including experience working with integrated financial systems, proposal submission systems, and compliance requirements
As a Senior Sponsored Projects Officer on our team, you will:
· Support faculty and staff with research-related activities to include complex, in-depth negotiations with corporate and federal sponsors, regulatory compliance, budget review, proposal review, and award set up.
· Assist principal investigators, administrators, and accountants in navigating the processes involved in preparing and reviewing incoming and outgoing research awards.
Conduct detailed reviews of time-sensitive documents to guarantee compliance with sponsoring agency requirements, university policies and procedures, and other applicable regulations.
Other duties include, monitoring expired awards to ensure compliance with progress report submission, management of various electronic portals for proposal submission; act as the main point of contact between our customers and the various system vendors; analyze proposal and award data and develop reports involving this data; and develop and present trainings to UNM departments and the UNM research community. This position provides a critical core function with university-wide scope and will be responsible for various internal controls needed to maintain the integrity of UNM's financial system as well as meet the university's institutional regulatory and compliance requirements. The Senior Officer will report to the Manager of Sponsored Projects.
|Conditions of Employment|
Bachelor's degree; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
Degrees and or Certificates:
Skills and Abilities:
Must be US Citizen due to possible Export Control handling.
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||Sponsored Projects - Main - Branch (798H2)|
|Staff Type||Regular - Full-Time|
|Term End Date|
|Pay||$4940.43 to $6500.00 (Monthly) Salary is non-negotiable.|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required||No|
|For Best Consideration Date||8/12/2019|
Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.