Requisition Number: 03024295 Final Filing Date: 07-25-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: PROJECT/POLICY ANL 3 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $52,400-$107,200/annual Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100% FTE, Fixed M-F 8am-5pm Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: GRADUATE DIVISION - 061300 Department Description: Graduate Studies (GS) advocates on behalf of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars, supports the faculty and staff engaged in delivering graduate education, and administers academic and administrative policies affecting graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in ways that foster a culturally and intellectually diverse environment characterized by high academic standards. Graduate Studies at UC Davis includes nearly 100 dynamic degree programs, and a diverse and interactive student body from around the world.
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Under the general joint supervision of the Director of Analysis and Policy in Graduate Studies and the Director of Interdisciplinary Research Support in the Office of Research, coordinate the activities of faculty, staff, and graduate students in the preparation of post baccalaureate fellowships and training grant program proposals to extramural sponsors, and record-keeping for currently funded training grant awards. The individual in this position works collaboratively to identify existing, new, and incipient training programs on campus and match them with extramural funding opportunities and provides analytic support for the development of new extramurally funded training opportunities and reporting for existing training programs. The individual will provide support to graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in the development of individual fellowship applications. The training grant analyst will develop and maintain resources to support grant proposal preparation including templates and samples of key proposal elements; design and conduct workshops for faculty, staff, and graduate students about grantsmanship regarding training grants and fellowship; and identify new funding opportunities for such programs and disseminate this information to relevant groups on campus. The training grant analyst will assume lead responsibility for data collection, maintenance, and retrieval including querying of campus data systems, validation of data, and preparation of required tables and reports as needed for these proposals. This position will develop and maintain resources to support graduate training programs by maintaining and validating campus commitments to extramurally funded training programs; identifying successful elements of and best practices for managing training programs; and disseminating this information to currently funded programs and programs in preparation.
Physical Demands: Sit at computer for extended periods of time (6-8 hrs. per day).
Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. of paper materials.
Work Environment: Work an occasional flexible schedule.
Work occasional overtime including evenings, nights and weekends.
May be required to work in a busy, open and/or shared office environment with multiple and constant interruptions, traffic, and noise from computers, printers, ringing telephones, and conversations.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of data collection and analysis techniques; statistics or social science research techniques; knowledge of common and organization-specific computer application programs.
Experience writing, debugging, implementing, documenting and maintaining code for analysis and transformation of data, and preparing data for reports.
Experience in relational database design, entry and manipulation and with HTML usage in a content management system.
Knowledge of the content and structure of standard calls for proposals from multiple federal agencies, and skills to interpret sponsor and university requirements regarding research administration.
Experience organizing, developing, and writing successful grant proposals to extramural sponsors, including working with faculty from different departments and disciplines.
Experience editing and writing technical documents, especially those involving scientific and medical terminology.
Strong computer skills including experience using advanced features of word processing, database, spreadsheets, presentation, and PDF to convert documents between various applications and standardize the presentation of information for maximum clarity and consistency.
Critical thinking and problem solving skills to analyze information, situations, problems, and/or policies and procedures to determine solutions, formulate logical conclusions, prepare analysis and implement solutions.
Organizational skills to manage simultaneous projects with multiple contributors, meet critical deadlines, and maintain a high level of productivity.
Interpersonal written and verbal communication skills to interact with diverse groups of individuals including faculty, campus executive leadership, administrators, and staff while maintaining appropriate levels of collaboration and confidentiality when necessary.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with UC and UC Davis organization, units, resources, and facilities, and extensive knowledge of UC principles governing research and education.
Knowledge of training program grant programs, proposals, and sponsors' requests for proposals.
Experience with software for statistical and data analysis, including SQL, SAS, Stata, R, Python/Pandas, or software with similar capabilities.
Experience with campus data systems including Banner, UCPath, KFS, PPS, and other systems.
Knowledge of principles and procedures involved in handling sensitive data (for example, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, or FERPA).
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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