University of Southern California
Duties And Responsibilities Include
- Participates with principal investigator in the preparation of the administrative components of proposals within parameters of sponsored and non-sponsored research guidelines.
- Develops, prepares, and finalizes project budgets.
- Serves as primary liaison and active partner between principal investigators, Office of Sponsored Research, research groups, and other departments.
- Collaborates with Office of Sponsored Research to ensure awards are set up properly and cost- sharing requirements are fulfilled. Reviews and approves expenditures.
- Develops and communicates reports supporting project status. Participates in contract closeout process.
- Understands, applies, and advises on University and government policies for projects.
- Serves as a resource on subject area and overall technical resource to principal investigator and other University staff.
- Participates in and contributes to process improvements.
- Participates as a mentor and provides cross-training, as necessary.
- Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
The ideal candidate will have strong organizational capabilities, superb problem-solving skills, and a demonstrated ability to work independently while managing multiple tasks.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
- 3 years
Minimum Field of Expertise:
- Basic knowledge of governmental regulations.
- Strong accounting skills.
- Competency in project management.
- Broad knowledge of relevant research computer software, e.g.: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Outlook.
- Experience in creating and analyzing statistical reports.
- Must be able to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records and generate reports.
- Proven oral and written communication skills to interact with other employees.
The hourly rate range for this position is $41.21- $42.50. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâ€™s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education Minimum Experience: 1 Year Minimum Field of Expertise: A Bachelorâ€™s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience with broad knowledge of relevant research computer software, e.g.: Microsoft Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Outlook, SPSS, Visio, and SunGard. Experience in creating and analyzing statistical reports. Must be able to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records and generate reports. Proven oral and written communication skills to interact with other employees.