The Sponsored Projects Services department, within the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, is seeking an Agreement Administrator II.
The Agreement Administrator II is responsible for:
Performing diversified and complex administrative activities for various Pre-Award and non-financial Post-Award activities of sponsored awards
Oversees compliance with awarding agency terms and conditions and conformance to various policies and regulations
The Agreement Administrator II has direct experience with proposal submissions, negotiating and acceptance of awards from Federal, Non-Federal, State, or Non-profit sponsoring agencies. Also has working knowledge of various sponsor electronic systems, such as research.gov, eRA Commons or other sponsor portals.
This position requires the ability to work independently with little oversight, and to be timely with tasks and communication. This position must also be able to work collaboratively within SPS and to be an effective team member to accomplish both SPS and university goals.
A remote/hybrid work schedule is available for this position.
About Sponsored Projects Services
The Sponsored Projects Services department manages and supports the research infrastructure, provides stewardship of external funding and is dedicated to providing the best support possible for University researchers.
Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.
As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.
At least 3 years of direct experience with administration of sponsored funding in a university setting, central office or sponsored projects office
Demonstrated experience in preparing, negotiating and accepting awards from governmental agencies and/or non-profit private entities.
Demonstrated experience with federal, state and sponsor level requirements for sponsored awards.
Proficient in navigating business systems, electronic documents and sponsors’ websites
Demonstrated experience/ knowledge of various sponsor electronic systems, such as research.gov, eRA Commons and other systems
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Attention to detail and the ability to work with a high degree of accuracy
Ability to work in a diverse, deadline driven environment
Ability to identify research and resolve problems, and follow through on assignments with moderate direction
Proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe.
3+ years of direct experience with administration of sponsored funding in a university setting, central office or sponsored projects office
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