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Research Project Administrator II job in Lexington

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Kentucky (KY), Lexington
Employer:  University of Kentucky
Country:  United States
City:  Lexington
State:  Kentucky (KY)

Research Project Administrator II

Sponsored Projects Administration

University of Kentucky

 

The Office of Sponsored Projects Administration (OSPA) is seeking a Research Project Administrator II. OSPA is responsible for administering over $330 million in extramural grants and contracts awarded through the University of Kentucky Research Foundation. Services are available to all University faculty and staff and include: advice and assistance with budget preparation and other administrative requirements of proposals; proposal submission; review, negotiation and acceptance of awards; interpretation and information regarding sponsor policies and regulations; preparation of subcontract documents; and administration of UK's Conflict of Interest Policy.


The position will be responsible for the administration of external sponsored projects (grants and contracts) University wide. This includes acting as the University of Kentucky administrative liaison for sponsor agencies and University faculty and staff; review of sponsor proposal guidelines; proposal review and identification and communication of issues with proposals and proposal budgets; proposal submission to sponsor agency; award review and negotiation with sponsors; award acceptance and signature; sponsored project account establishment; interpretation and implementation of University policies and procedures; interpretation of sponsor regulations and State law; and providing responsive and appropriate post-award administrative guidance to faculty, staff, and sponsor agencies.
A successful candidate will have the ability understand, interpret, and research complex and varied regulations; think critically and work with collegiality in order to successfully resolve questions and issues for faculty, staff, and colleagues; communicate timely and professionally to a diverse range of individuals; the ability to multitask and prioritize; a strong attention to detail; and a willingness to be a lifelong learner.


Founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the Kentucky Bluegrass. The Office of Sponsored Projects Administration supports the University's commitment to pursuing interdisciplinary research and creative efforts to address challenges and disparities faced by the Commonwealth's citizens.

 

Requirements for the position include a Master's degree and 1 year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

To apply, please submit an online application to requisition number RE12020 at: https://ukjobs.uky.edu or follow this link: http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/124274. Contact HR Employment for questions at: (859) 257-9555, option 2. Application deadline is November 1, 2017.

 

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and inclusion. Individuals with disabilities, minorities, women, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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Company Name:  University of Kentucky
10/12/17
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