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Grant Administrator 2 - Sponsored Research Services

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Date: Jan 22, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Sponsored Research Services, Accounting Division, in the Office of Research is looking for a customer-oriented self-starter to join our team in assisting the University research community. The ideal candidate will be well organized and have the ability to complete work independently, as well as assist others and work together when needed.


Job Duties:

  • Overseeing assigned accounts to ensure compliance with grant terms and conditions, funding agency regulations and Uniform Guidance;
  • Establishing grant accounts in the SAP system; 
  • Preparing accurate invoices/draws and financial reports;
  • Processing grant closeouts in a timely manner; collecting on overdue invoices;
  • Serving as an expert in sponsored administration by providing  knowledgeable courteous advice and service to all stakeholders;
  • Demonstrating excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Working effectively in a team environment;
  • Perform other related duties based on departmental need.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor degree with two (2) years of experience; - OR- Associate degree and four (4) years of experience; -OR- six (6) years of experience.  Degree must be in accounting or related field with related accounting experience. Incumbent must possess the business/fiscal experience to be fully proficient in performing most or all work assignments.


Skill Level:

Requires intermediate knowledge of accounting area, including standard accounting principles, terminology, theories and practices; duties are of moderate to high complexity and require a wide range of problem solving; development of practical and thorough solutions, proactive efforts, exploration and adaptation of changing financial systems, identification, evaluation and resolution of routine and non-routine problems; and integration, coordination, and interpretation of fiscal data. Experience and/or training include intermediate to advanced level experience working in one or more fiscal area(s). Intermediate experience in Word and advance experience in Excel is required. Knowledge of Uniform Guidance (2 CFR Part 200) is preferred.


A resume and cover letter is required as part of the application process. Attach these documents before submitting your application.



  • An attractive compensation package, including base salary and excellent benefits (e.g., retirement, medical/dental, tuition remission);
  • An outstanding professional opportunity to work with highly talented and committed colleagues and contribute to the growth of a world-class organization and fulfillment of the overall mission of the institution;
  • Growth potential within the university.


The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public urban research university, ranked as one of America's top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundations. U.S. News ranked UC in the Top Tier of American's Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a "research heavyweight". Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


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