University of Utah Job Description
Sponsored Projects Grant and Contract Officers provide and coordinate centralized administrative and technical guidance and support to University of Utah faculty and staff seeking extramural financial support for research, public service, clinic trials and sponsored institutional projects.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field plus two years experience working with federal or private funding agencies on grants, contracts or other agreements, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required; The ability to work independently, effectively and efficiently under extreme pressure and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required. An advanced degree in Public Administration, Law or a related field and five years of increasingly responsible experience within an academic or higher education environment preferred. Computer literacy in data management, document preparation and management, spreadsheet creation and presentation software is also preferred.
This position is not responsible for providing patient care.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
This position provides support in highly specialized areas of Research Administration. The Office of Sponsored Projects is a customer service organization dedicated to supporting a diverse client set including University administration, faculty, support staff and sponsoring entities.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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