17 days old

Grant Management Specialist

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Grant Management Specialist
Requisition Number RE34042
Working Title
Department Name 7H01E:IBU Research
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $42,931-68,702/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


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Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting for long periods of time, using a computer, keyboard, and mouse, repetitive motion, ability to move easily from place to place as some work will be done in PI locations across campus and Lexington.
Monday-Friday, days
Job Summary
The College of Medicine Sponsored Research Administrative Services office is seeking a Grant Management Specialist (GMS) to provide Post-Award financial accounting and compliance support to a group of departments and centers in the College of Medicine. The position will report to the SRAS Post-Award Manager and will be responsible for oversight of grant accounting and financial activity through regular review of reports, working closely with faculty investigators and department staff. The GMS will provide support to principal investigators and department staff, as well as other members of the SRAS team, to resolve issues related to fiscal compliance with both sponsor and University regulations. Work will include assisting with account set-up, initiating budget revisions, journal vouchers, and subcontract requests, performing PADR reviews, supporting financial reporting needs, and other activities as assigned by the SRAS management.

This is a hybrid position offering a part time work from home arrangement .

Attachments: Under Specific Request 1, please upload an overview of your experience as it relates to this position. This document should be separate from a cover letter and specifically focus on grant financial management and support experience.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Proficiency in Excel and MS Office Suite, ability to maintain professional and clear communications with disparate customers and colleagues.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Demonstrated familiarity with sponsored award requirements, experience with SAP and business data warehouses, Certified Research Administrator (CRA) preferred.
Deadline to Apply 06/28/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-17

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