Senior Fund Manager University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 31351 Salary: 4842-9591
Position Description: The Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering (JIFRESSE) is a collaborative enterprise between UCLA scientists and engineers and affiliated partners at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Peking University, the Global Environment Laboratory at Yonsei University, the Earth Science Division at Goddard Space Flight Center, and the newly established Earth Science Institute (ESI) administered at JIFRESSE. The Senior Administrative Analyst (SAA) at JIFRESSE works closely with the Director, Executive Team, and Institute Manager to provide a full spectrum of contract and grant services for <100 Los Angeles-based full-time, part-time and visiting (U.S. and international) academic and professional researchers, postdoctoral scholars and graduate students. The SAA currently submits over 50 proposals per year, processes 40 new proposals/modifications/year and is responsible for a portfolio of over 100 contract and grant awards totaling in excess of $25M. The duties of this position require frequent interaction with program officers and staff at NASA, NSF, NOAA, ONR, DOD, DOE, ONR and other federal and state funding agencies as well as counterparts at the UCLA Contract and Grant Administration, Extramural Fund Management, Accounting, and Payroll Offices, among others. The SAA is responsible for all aspects of proposal preparation, pre-and-post award administration including execution and administration of subcontracts and consultant agreements, submission of timely technical and financial reports to agency funders, award close-out, expense reconciliation and quarterly reporting to principal investigators, identification of new funding opportunities, analysis and preparation of in-house financial reports for use by the Director, Executive Team, Institute Manager, University officials, and affiliated partner organizations. The incumbent will possess an excellent command of all regulatory policies and procedures related to Institute awards including budgetary and financial policies and procedures established by the OMB, State and University of California. This position requires strong financial management and analytical skills to project current and future funding needs, foresee short-and-long-term expense trends, and ensure that project financial goals and objectives are successfully achieved. This SAA will supervise an Administrative Analyst (AA) who will assist with pre-proposal, financial reconciliations, and other requests related to contract and grant awards.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.