Req No: 2022-14125 Category: Administrative/Clerical Type: Full-Time Central Staff Salary: $20.00 - $22.00 Close Date:
Overview This position is open until filled with an initial application review to take place after August 15, 2022.
This position requires the availability to work a hybrid in-office/remote schedule.
The mission of Sponsored Research Contracting and Compliance (SRCC) is to ensure timely and effective contract negotiations when working with public agencies, other universities, nonprofit organizations, and private industry. SRCC is responsible for initiating the subcontracting process for grants and contracts and is involved in the subrecipient monitoring process. The department works closely with Sponsored Research Development and Sponsored Research Administration, as well as with SDSU's Division of Research Affairs, to ensure that we adhere to sponsor, university, and SDSURF policies, particularly in compliance areas such as human and animal subjects, conflict of interest, cost sharing, export controls, responsible conduct of research, and environmental health and safety.
The SRCC Analyst Iis responsible for the receipt, review and processing of sponsored awards, including analyzing the terms and conditions for possible compliance and subagreement requirements. Duties will also include the tracking and documentation of compliance and subagreement preparation components, as well as data entry of key components into the Banner Finance and internal tracking systems. This position bridges pre and post award administration processes for a large volume of complex awards funded from a variety of sponsors. A major focus of the position will be on the technical and analytical aspects of sponsored program review, subagreement preparation, and processes analysis. The analyst shall possess the necessary skills essential to coordinate with all departments within the Foundation, as well as Project Directors and their staff.
Responsibilities The SRCC Analyst I is responsible for but not limited to:
Award Processing - 40%
Responsible for internal processes related to the receipt, review, and processing of awards, including review of standard language terms and conditions and implementation of authorization to spend funds.
Assist in the review and implementation of procedures for awards processing.
Collaborate with the office of research support services to verify that researchers have completed any applicable protocols related to animal and human subjects, conflicts of interest, financial disclosures, environmental health and safety, and other requirements.
Input award data into SDSURF accounting systems and conduct data reviews to ensure accuracy.
Subagreements - 40%
Draft subagreements and amendments using approved templates for a variety of subrecipients. Communicating with faculty, staff and subrecipients to obtain applicable scopes of work, budgets, subrecipient information and other items as needed.
Review requested revisions and confer with the Director in order to respond appropriately.
Verify that subagreements comply with applicable compliance requirements related to animal and human subjects, conflicts of interest, financial disclosures, environmental health and safety, and other requirements.
Input subaward data into SDSURF accounting systems and conduct data reviews to ensure accuracy of subagreement activity data.
Route documents for authorized signatures.
General Support and Analysis - 20%
Reviews procedures and suggests streamlining measures as appropriate.
Participate on task forces, special projects and committees related to SDSURF systems, as needed.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications Required Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of standard office procedures, using MS Office, MS Word, Excel and other applicable software to create memos and documents
Excellent knowledge of English grammar, spelling, punctuation, written and oral communication skills
Attention to detail with strong planning and organizational skills
Ability to act on critical issues in a timely manner and meet deadlines
Ability to follow directions from a supervisor and work with direct supervision under multiple deadlines and fluctuating priorities
Ability to identify, analyze and solve standard problems and refer more complex problems to appropriate staff
Ability to interact effectively with co-workers, faculty and project staff and to demonstrate a high level of cross-cultural sensitivity.
Ability to display motivation and strong interpersonal skills
Completion of sufficient college coursework to successfully perform the required duties of the position and two years of progressively responsible related experience. One year of full time progressively responsible related experience may be substituted for college coursework requirement.
Two years of progressively responsible experience in an institution of higher education, research institution or non-profit organization, or related contract review experience.
In-depth knowledge of SCT Banner, as well as Nolijweb workflow processes.
General knowledge of governmental accounting principles, sponsor reporting requirements and audit policies, OMB circulars A-133, A-110 (2 CFR Part 215), and A-21 (2 CFR Part 220).
Familiarity with the preaward proposal process.
Previous experience working in sponsored programs related compliance, award review and processing, and sub-agreement preparation.
Previous experience interpreting and applying regulations and requirements.
Experience using software for research administration such as Banner or InfoEd, or other internal award tracking systems.
ADDITIONAL APPLICANT INFORMATION:
Hybrid telework arrangement in place.
Incumbent must live within a commutable distance to SDSU.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with SDSU Research Foundation
San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer
The COVID-19 vaccine is required by the CSU for all SDSU Research Foundation employees as a condition of employment. Should you be offered a position, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination status. Individuals who obtain an approved medical or religious exemption on file will be required to complete regular COVID-19 testing.
Founded in 1897, San Diego State University is a public institution of higher education located in southern California. SDSU is the oldest and largest university in San Diego and the third largest in the state. SDSU continues to gain recognition as a leader in higher education.Join SDSU and make a difference through meaningful work that contributes to knowledge and provides rich opportunities for students. The dynamic synergy between SDSU and the San Diego region furthers SDSU's excellence and global impact. Every member of our team can proudly proclaim, "I Am SDSU."In addition to SDSU, three not-for-profit auxiliary employers operate to provide services for the University. The SDSU Research Foundation furthers the educational, research and community service mission of SDSU. Aztec Shops provides a diverse portfolio of products and services including operation of the SDSU Bookstore, SDSU Dining, and management of commercial and real estate properties surrounding the campus. Associated Students of SDSU is a student-directed organization that manages programs and facilities enjoyed by students, faculty, staff, and the community-at-large.