This posting currently reads that the Contracts & Grants Specialist position will be working for BL-CSCI (Computer Science), but it will actually be a school level position for the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering.
The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering is seeking a career level contract and grant specialist to join its contract and grant team. The Luddy School manages one of the largest research portfolios at IU Bloomington, submitting almost $100M in proposals annually and managing over $15M in annual grant expenses.
Provides financial monitoring and analysis of contracts and grants and partners with Principal Investigator(s) to ensure expenses are being paid according to contract.
Consults on and completes pre-award applications and participates in contract closeouts.
Performs post-award accounting of more complex grants; interprets regulations and guidelines of program funding for standard grants and prepares reports for grant agency.
Evaluates contract compliance and advises others on contractual rights and obligation.
Requests or approves amendments to contract terms or contract extensions.
Prepares bids or requests for proposals (RFPs), including specifications and requirements; negotiates contract terms and participates in the determination of acceptable bids.
Provides policy and procedure interpretation to various stakeholders.
Ensures compliance with sponsor terms, university policies/procedures and federal/state regulations.
Our team values friendship, camaraderie, and healthy and flexible life-work balance. We look forward to meeting with qualified candidates as soon as possible to fill this key position in our team.
Bachelor's degree and two years of relevant experience.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Experience working on proposals with sponsors including NSF, NIH, DoE, DoD, and DARPA. Ability to work under pressure to meet proposal deadlines and remain calm. Experience working on both pre and post award. Ability to manage multiple, ongoing projects. Attention to detail especially when applying IU, School, and Agency rules, regulations, and policies. Possesses strong tact, diplomacy, and relationship building skills in addition to strong problem solving skills.
Knowledge of the IU's financial systems including KFS, GMT, and BaTman.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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