Posted: Saturday, December 16, 2023 06:10 PM


Position Details Position Information Requisition Number S3099P Home Org Name Canine Performance Sciences Division Name College of Veterinary Medicine Position Title Contracts and Grants Specialist Job Class Code KE05 Appointment Status Full-time Part-time FTE Limited Term No Limited Term Length Job Summary The College of Veterinary Medicineseeks candidates for a Contracts and Grants Specialist position, which will be responsible for supporting our Canine Performance Sciences unit with extramural projects including proposal development assistance, review and approval, award review, accounting, and contract and grant management. The mission of Canine Performance Sciences (CPS) is to innovate canine detection technology by exploring basic and applied research frontiers in olfaction, behavior, genetics, and physical performance. CPS’ network of scientists conduct research to advance canine technology. CPS’ two main specialty areas are in advancing working dog capabilities and breeding superior working dogs. The Contracts and Grants Specialist position will play a critical role in supporting research operations and contributing to the life-changing work our scientists perform. Why Should YOU Choose Auburn University? Auburn University was named a “Best in Alabama” employer by Forbes! Our employee longevity speaks for itself, with employees staying an average of ten years. Competitive state benefits including retirement plan vesting at 10 years of service, generous leave accrual, and parental leave opportunity. Auburn University tuition assistance for yourself and your dependents. Employees can take 15 hours of classes for free, and dependents receive a 50% tuition waiver. It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home! Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all. Essential Functions Assists with the acquisition, management, and reporting for sponsor-funded equipment and materials while maintaining records and titles. Coordinates the execution of contract and grants terms and conditions. Assists in the administrative management of awards by approving and coordinating change orders, time extensions, budget reallocations, and monitoring reporting from inception to closeout on behalf of a school/department/program. Serve as liaison between faculty, staff, and sponsors to advise and/or assist with the preparation and submission of proposals, review documentation for compliance with University, legal, and cost accounting standards, and other guidelines. Processes and approves contract and grant-related documents such as (but not limited to) subcontract invoices for payment to ensure the correct accounting and contractual elements are in place. Trains employees and/or conducts conferences/workshops in proposal development, electronic research administration, internal processes and procedures, agency requirements and award management. May write, edit, and proofread text of contracts and grants including reorganizing content for better flow, rewording for clarity, and editing to comply with APA of other style guidelines. May perform other accounting duties, as needed. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: Level I: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Finance, Accounting, or related field with no experience. Level II: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Finance, Accounting, or related field plus 2 years of experience in the management of contracts and grants. Level III: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Finance, Accounting, or related field plus 4 years of experience in the management of contracts and grants. Note: 8 years of experience may substitute for a degree. A Master’s degree or higher may substitute for two years of experience. Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications Minimum Skills and Abilities Minimum Technology Skills Minimum License and Certifications Desired Qualifications Desired Qualifications Experience working in the AU Banner, Tiger Buy, and Kronos. Experience in preparing budgets and maintaining excel files. Experience with AU or other human resources management activities such as posting positions, hiring and performance evaluation. Experience working in a research and development setting and managing contract and grant financial processes. Posting Detail Information Salary Range $35,100 - $68,300 Job Category Business/Accounting/Finance Working Hours if Non-Traditional City position is located in: Auburn State position is located: Alabama List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position Posting Date 10/24/2023 Closing Date EEO Statement Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Special Instructions to Applicants Must be a U.S. Citizen upon hire to be eligible for this position.

Price - 52000 - 65900

• Location: Auburn, AL Auburn, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 5114862100 Auburn

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