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The GRANTS/CONTRACTS TECHNICIAN functions as the primary grant/contract advisor to researchers and principal investigators. Positions in this class assist in maintaining grant/contract accountability and compliance in accordance with funding agency award agreements, university policy, and general accounting principles and procedures.
This is the second level in a two level series. It is distinguished from the lower level by having responsibility for the day to day administration of grants and/or contracts within a department or section of a university. Positions in this class inform principal investigators and researchers of current and projected fiscal status, as well as terms and conditions of grant/contract awards, ensuring expenditure compliance over the duration of the grant/contract.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The duties below are not inclusive but characteristic of the type of work associated with the class. Individual positions may do all or some combination of the duties listed below as well as other related duties:
Employees in this class are in daily contact with department and other university staff to discuss topics such as grant/contract status, pending or concluding awards, fund, account, or budget balances, payment status, document errors, purchase requests, or policy/procedure compliance. As needed, contact is made with granting agencies, the institution research administration office, and vendors.
Employees in this class receive general supervision from business managers, principal investigators, or department administrators. Supervision is provided regarding overall grant/ contract setup and administration, university policy, and applicable OUS, State, or Federal regulations. Work is frequently performed independently and reviewed by supervisors as needed. Employees in this class follow institutional, state, federal, and granting/contracting agency regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Positions are found primarily within departments of research oriented, grant funded OUS institutions. At smaller universities, positions may be found in the Business unit or other areas in combination with other positions. Most positions in this class use computer accounting systems, although occasional positions may continue to use manual records.