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University of California Riverside, Bourns College Contracts and Grants Analyst 1 in Riverside, California

Contracts and Grants Analyst 1

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary

29027892 Full Time 7:30AM-4:30AM $47,800 - $81,000

Position Information

Provides administrative and financial support to the Department of Statistics and various supported constituents. The incumbent assists the Financial Services Supervisor, Financial Operations Manager (FOM) and Financial and Administrative Officer (FAO), Directors and Department Chair with administrative and financial policies and procedures, reports, inquiries and other financially related issues. Reviews and reconciles monthly general ledgers and payroll expenditure reports. Performs web recharges, redistributes departmental expenses as appropriate in UCR Financial System. Processes expense transfers, deposits, and gift acceptance forms. Provides ad hoc financial reports and analyses to Principals Investigators (PIs), Financial Services Supervisor, FOM, FAO, Directors, and Department Chair as needed. Responsible for assisting PI's with preparation of budgets and budget justification for pre-award process. Incumbent is responsible for post-award management of funding from various agencies. Prepares trend analysis, budget projection reports, maintains fiscal integrity and controls in compliance with respective guidelines. Assists with the allocation and management of financial commitments to graduate students and other academic appointments. Reviews and reconciles monthly general ledgers and payroll expenditure reports. Provides ad hoc financial reports and analyses to Principals Investigators (PIs), Financial Services Supervisor, Financial Operations Manager (FOM), Financial & Administrative Officer (FAO), Directors, and Department Chair as needed.

The salary range for the Contracts and Grants Analyst 1 is $47,800 - $81,000 annually. The expected pay scale for this position is up to $65,000 annually. We base placement within these ranges on the individual's qualifications as they relate to this position.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement

Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required


Experience Requirement

0 - 1 years of related experience. Required

Experience in an academic environment or higher educational setting. Preferred

Experience interpreting and enforcing UC policies and procedures. Preferred

Minimum Requirements

Expert level proficiency in MS Excel, Word, Outlook, Google Applications and Adobe Acrobat.

Ability to thrive in a busy, high-volume, and deadline driven work environment that requires coordination of multiple activities and the judgment and flexibility to reprioritize to accommodate emergency requests. Detail oriented.

Ability to perform routine financial analysis and reporting.

Ability to function effectively as a member of a team.

Ability to learn and develop understanding of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.

Organization and communication skills and customer service focus.

Ability to adapt to changing priorities and demonstrate flexibility to promote efficient and effective customer service and support.

Proficiency working with computer and information management systems.

Interpersonal skills, service orientation, active listening, critical thinking, attention to detail, ability to multi-task in a high volume environment, effective verbal and written communication skills and organizational skills.

Ability to learn and develop understanding of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.

Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, work on multiple projects and complete assignments on time.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated experience working with state and federal funds.

Basic knowledge of financial or accounting concepts, processes and procedures.

Knowledge of UC Systemwide and Campus Purchasing and Travel Policies and procedures.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview (