Business Services Coordinator

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline: 31 Jul 2017

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Position Information

Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Position Title Business Services Coordinator - Journey
Working Title Business Services Coordinator
Position Number 20021787
Vacancy ID P007086
Budgeted Hiring Range $36,646 - $42,754
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Salary Grade Equivalent 65
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

Department Name and Number Applied Physical Sciences-318100
Date First Posted 05/19/2017
Closing Date 07/31/2017
Position Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Posting Category Administrative/Clerical Support

Position Summary Information

Department Description

Applied Physical Sciences is the first new science department in the College of Arts and Sciences in nearly 40 years. Including the Chapel Hill Analytical and Nanofabrication Laboratory (CHANL), BeAM, a university-wide initiative to incorporate making into research, education, and entrepreneurship, and the graduate program in material sciences, Applied Physical Sciences has united numerous scientific entities on campus to further its mission of finding interdisciplinary solutions to real-world problems.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description

The person in this position will manage a portfolio of research projects for faculty in the department, staying abreast of, interpreting and communicating the policies and guidelines of funding agencies and the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) to ensure that submitted proposals are in compliance. The individual will inform investigators of grant proposal requirements and deadlines for each step, and notify them when renewal submissions or progress reports are due. This position independently drafts forms for proposals, budgets, progress reports, final reports, and extension requests. The position creates and routes electronic Internal Processing Forms (IPF) in RAMSeS, and reviews IPFs that were initiated in another department to ensure accuracy. This position is also responsible for extensive project management and post-award activities.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related discipline; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

The successful candidate will have knowledge of grants administration fundamentals including familiarity with OMB Uniform Guidance and understanding of standard federal award mechanisms, terms and conditions. Excellent interpersonal skills and judgment are essential, including the ability to work closely with investigators to make edits to proposals prior to submission. The individual must be highly organized in order to keep track of numerous projects currently in process and in order to locate previously submitted project files quickly. Excellent attention to detail is required to ensure that proposals are accurate, properly formatted, and in compliance with funding agency guidelines. Excellent writing skills are required to compose grant-related correspondence to OSR and funding agencies. The ability to independently research questions and issues that arise to determine the appropriate response or action is required. The individual will have the ability to communicate effectively and in a courteous, helpful manner with faculty, staff, students, and other university or agency offices. Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, and Outlook is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with post award administration is preferred. Working knowledge of accounting software or UNC financial systems including Connect Carolina, RAMSeS, InfoPorte & eCRT is also preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Position/Schedule Requirements
Position Attributes
Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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