UIC CME seeks an outstanding candidate for the position of clinical assistant professor or lecturer starting August 16, 2021.
Job responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in construction engineering and management, infrastructure management and design, building science, and capstone-level engineering design courses. Other responsibilities include supervising graduate students and undergraduate design and research projects, holding office hours, student academic advising, and participating in course and program assessment.
For a full description of responsibilities and required qualifications—and to apply—visit this position’s listing on the UIC jobs page.
The UIC Civil, Materials and Environmental Engineering, is seeking a Grants and Contract Associate. Under administrative direction, the employee allocated to this classification will perform activities related to the complete lifecycle of sponsored program administration. Typical activities include the proposal drafting and submission, contract negotiation, sub-award issuance, pre-award and post-award administration (both financial and non-financial) of grants, awards and contracts that provide support for research, curriculum development, outreach, and/or service work.
- Administration of grants, contracts, and subcontracts; interprets and provides guidance regarding sponsor policies and regulations; contributes to the implementation, and analysis of policies, procedures, programs, objectives, and long-range planning related to research and sponsored programs; provides reports and detailed analyses for administrative use.
- Post award accounting. Reconciling and preparing account balance reports for principal investigators. Prepares and negotiates grant awards, contracts, and subcontracts in conjunction with faculty and/or researchers; collaborates with staff and key stakeholders to resolve issues related to sponsored grants and contracts.
- Participates in the grant application planning processes, reviewing funding opportunity announcements, application instructions, grants submission documents, grant funding availabilities, budgets and allowable costs and/or other criteria.
- Serves as primary liaison between external agencies and responsible units to ensure all information is correct and in compliance with university/agency, federal, state, and sponsor regulations governing grants and contracts; responds to audit requests that pertain to the grant.
- Monitors, prepares and/or directs the preparation of the fiscal reports, ensures all contractual requirements have been met; completes the closeout requirements.
- Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance, economics or a field related to the position.
- Demonstrated experience in financial reporting, grants and contracts administration, or research management.
Preferred Qualifications include:
- Knowledge of, or the ability to learn federal, state and funding agencies policies, procedures, laws, regulations, and codes applicable to the administration of grants and contracts.
- Knowledge of, or the ability to learn, University policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of principles and processes involved in contractual and grant monitoring procedures.
- Knowledge of computers; word processing, spreadsheets, and database management.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to work effectively with wide range of constituencies in a diverse community; strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to provide technical advice and information to faculty and staff in area of expertise.
- Ability to perform complex tasks and to prioritize multiple projects.
All full time benefits eligible positions include a comprehensive benefits package which include; Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability & AD&D insurance, a defined benefit pension plan as well as paid leave which includes; Vacation, Holiday and Sick. In addition, we offer tuition waivers for employees and dependents. Click for a complete list of benefits at: https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/benefits.
For fullest consideration, submit employment application by Thursday, April 23, 2021 at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=140210&job=grants-and-contract-associate-civil-materials-environmental-engineering
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
This position requires Illinois residency within 180 days of the hire date.
The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899
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