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Postaward Specialist

University of Northern Iowa
Job Location:
Cedar Falls, 50614-0034
Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts

Job Category: P&S

Type of Position: Probationary

Full Consideration Date: Monday, March 4, 2024

Advertising Started on: Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Hiring Department:
Research & Sponsored Programs

Department: Research & Sponsored Programs

Salary: $48,000.00 to Commensurate

Iowa enjoys a lower cost of living than many other states. See how the Waterloo-Cedar Falls area compares by utilizing the cost of living calculator. Our overall compensation package is enhanced by excellent benefits for eligible non-temporary positions.

Pay Grade: PS.118

Percent of Time/Week: 100%

Service Schedule: P&S Calendar Year

Position Description:
Conducts initial review and processing of incoming grant and contract award documents in consultation with the UNI Associate Grants and Contracts Administrator; processes all sponsored award amendment requests on behalf of project PIs; negotiates with sponsor to receive award amendment; completes, transmits and files sponsor-required reports; prepares outgoing sub-award documents to sub-recipient organizations in consultation with the UNI Associate Grants and Contracts Administrator; and coordinates completion and execution of professional service agreements with consultants and other independent contractors performing work under sponsored projects.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree required.

Required Qualifications:
Experience in project management; and demonstrated proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet software required.

Desirable Qualifications:
Experience in preparation of contracts; experience in a higher education setting; and experience with sponsored award administration preferred.

Application Type:
This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.

Professional References:
Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process.

Number of References:

Cover Letter:
A plain text cover letter is required.

Tolif Hunt -
East Bartlett 205

Phone: 319-273-3025

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