Job Number: 25683406 Full/Part Time: Full Time Schedule: 8AM - 5PM Salary: $71,800 - $137,400
Position Information Reporting to the Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, the Proposal Development Officer serves a strategic role in planning and researching opportunities for securing research and education funding that support the long-term objectives of the Research and Economic Development (RED) and UCR. The position serves as a principal advisor to the faculty and administration with full responsibility for identifying contract and grant funding opportunities, coordinating limited submission, RED seed grants, and cross-college proposal and pre-award activities and processes, and supporting faculty in pursuit of extramural funding. The position proactively collaborates with the stakeholders, faculty, and executive leadership on campus. The incumbent develops and submits grant and contract proposals requesting funding from a wide range of external funding agencies and organizations, including both public and private entities. The incumbent also provides specific requested technical writing/editing assistance to faculty for preparation of standard proposals and manages the development of several proposals, reports, and other projects simultaneously to meet firm deadlines. Some aspects of this position may be performed remotely.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.
Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Master's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Preferred
Experience Requirement 6 - 10 years of related experience. Required
Requirement Occasional travel for university related business meetings, conferences and/or professional development. Preferred
Preferred Qualifications Ability to manage high volume and complex transactions. Extensive knowledge of program administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment. Experience with all types of award mechanisms, including grants, contracts, subcontracts, cooperative agreements. Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization and communication skills; and a customer service focus across broad and diverse subject areas. Advanced ability to create and train grant writing and other communication skills in a variety of styles to ensure securing grant funding required. Ability to interpret policy for others. Advances knowledge of effective grant funding processes, procedure and techniques. Advanced knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.
Additional Information Maintains knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply sponsor, institutional and departmental policies. Knowledge of current compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.
Demonstrated advanced knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.
Full knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation, Code of Federal Regulations, sponsor-specific policies, intellectual property policy, conflict of interest requirements, publication rights, application of indirect cost rates and other complex concepts in research administration.
Ability to perform highly complex financial analysis and customized reporting.
Demonstrated advanced competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission explicitly states the goal of providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.The University of California, Riverside 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, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.