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Grants Coordinator - req# 13182

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 11/4/2020
Job Reference #: 13182
Keywords: office

Job Description

Grants Coordinator

Requisition IDreq13182
Working TitleGrants Coordinator
Position Grade09
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico Department of Neurosciences is seeking a highly motivated self-starter to join our team as a Grants Coordinator.

The successful candidate will work with the department faculty, postdocs and graduate students to complete required internal and external grant forms for submissions to Federal, Foundations and Internal agencies. Position includes postaward grants management. May also assist with coordination of the pre-award planning, organization, and preparation, and the post-award administration of affiliated grants assigned to one or more research and/or clinical departments of the university. Interacts with investigators and administrative staff to ensure that grants are in compliance with regulatory, funding agency, and policy requirements.

We are looking for an individual that is: Organized, possesses good verbal and written communication skills, detail-oriented, and has a good knowledge of basic accounting principles. This individual must be dependable as they will serve as backup department timekeeper in the University Banner System. As well as assist with general office duties and other office duties as assigned. See below for job summary and duties and responsibilities of this position.


Coordinates the pre-award planning, organization, and preparation, and the post-award administration of various grants assigned to one or more research and/or clinical departments of the university. Interacts with investigators and administrative staff to ensure that grants are in compliance with regulatory, funding agency, and policy requirements. Provides guidance and support to investigators in the identification and development of grant opportunities.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the USUNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 4 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

· Grant or Contract Administration

· Accounting experience in higher education

· Working with granting agency pre-award forms and post award

· Project management

· UNM software applications (Banner, MyReports, LoboMart, ChromeRiver, HR Reports, LoboWeb)

· UNM purchasing requirements

· UNM PCard policies and procedures

· Access Database

· Excel, MS Word

Working knowledge and experience with:

· NIH electronic submissions : ASSIST, Commons experience

· Event Planning-organization/Catering

· NIH Agency Guidelines

Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentNeurosciences General Admin (993C)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$12.38-$18.57 Depending on experience and qualifications
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date9/9/2020
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

Please provide a resume and cover letter detailing your suitability for the position. Applications without these documents will not be reviewed.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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