Employer Name: Sonoma State University
Job Title: Pre-Award Analyst
Salary Range: $65K - $72K

Job Summary: Reporting to the Senior Project Administrator for the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP), with additional lead work direction from the ORSP management team, the Pre-award Analyst works independently and in collaboration with members of ORSP and various University constituents to provide program leadership of a strategic and operational perspective involving the analysis, development, and evaluation of complex sponsored program activities with an emphasis on pre-award activities. The incumbent serves as a primary contact for staff, faculty, administrators, alumni, students, and community in diverse and complex matters of policy, procedure, and practice by providing information, historical background, and rationales. The incumbent is required to assess, formulate, evaluate, and oversee all project(s) assigned and uses independent determination of methods to meet programmatic or administrative goal. The incumbent performs a wide variety of administrative tasks of a responsible and difficult nature requiring independence, judgment, and the application of a comprehensive knowledge of a variety of policies and procedures. Contacts involve interaction with all levels inside and outside the university, and may include dealing with sensitive and confidential information and situations.

Job Duties: Works to understand customer areas of interest, identifies potential sponsored program opportunities, understands solicitation information and sponsor requirements, and supports the proposal development and submission process. Assumes primary responsibility for collecting and reviewing proposal information, analyzes budgets, performs compliance checks, edits for content and provides feedback as time allows. Provides training to customers in all aspects of the pre-award process and builds and maintains relationships with sponsors. Identifies long-term programmatic and administrative goals and objectives and independently develops appropriate solutions or recommendations. Designs, implements and monitors data storage management and retrieval systems related to sponsored programs, maintaining confidentiality and accuracy. Develops promotional materials highlighting sponsored programs. May provide website management and updates departmental websites. Participates in the event coordination process for annual research symposium(s).

Job Requirements: Bachelor's degree in a job-related field and/or the equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs, plus four or more years of progressively responsible administrative support experience. Ability to learn, interpret, and apply a wide variety of policies, procedures, laws, and regulations relating to and impacting sponsored program activities within ORSP. Thorough knowledge of and ability to apply extensive expertise to complex programs and/or administrative specialties, including pertinent laws and regulations. Demonstrated expertise in and advanced knowledge of the principles, problems, and methods of public and business administration and operational and fiscal management Expertise in administrative operations and systems analysis, statistical and research methods. Ability to interpret and evaluate results to develop sound conclusions and recommend new or revised policies Ability to understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective and discern applicable underlying principles to conceive of and develop strategic solutions. Ability to handle potentially sensitive situations. Ability to effectively present ideas and concepts in written or presentation format and use consultative and facilitation skills to gain consensus

Job Listing: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=ocI4bfwT&s=Association_CARA

First Name: Lindsay
Last Name: Brown
State: Washington
Zip: 98104
Phone: (206) 707-7421
Email: [email protected]

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