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Position Announcement Tania H. Clucas 10 May 2001 13:08 EST

Dear colleagues -

Intrigued at the thought of living in Alaska? Excited at the prospect of
managing a growing Grants and Contracts office, in an environment that
is open to change and innovation? The job below might be for you. The
University of Alaska Fairbanks is an NSF top 100 institution, and is
expanding rapidly. The successful applicant would have an opportunity to
shape and craft a program according to their vision, with the caveat
that they continue to provide outstanding service with appropriate
oversight and accountability!

Living in Alaska is not for everyone, but that is one of the things that
makes it attractive.

Thanks for looking at our job,

DEPARTMENT: Financial Services/Grant & Contract Services

JOB TITLE: Assistant Director Financial Services/Manager Grant and
Contract Services

PCN NUMBER: 208741

GRADE: 82, $2,112.80 Bi Weekly  - $54,933 Annually

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Regular, Full Time, Exempt

OPENING DATE: May 7, 2001
CLOSING DATE:  June 30, 2001

TYPICAL DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Director of Financial
Services, this position provides direct management of state, federal,
and privately funded grants and contracts in excess of $200 million
where UAF or extended campuses is the recipient. Responsible for
establishing procedures and providing oversight for grant and contract
administration where UAF is the contractor. Actively coordinates these
efforts with the research units, and the proposal office for review of
proposals and sub recipient agreements through all post award support
including compliance with agency requirements, federal and state law,
and BOR policy to insure timely and accurate monitoring of sponsored
programs, billings, technical reports, reconciliation, analysis,
compliance and audit response.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related
field, or relevant work experience in financial management, compliance
with public law, and proper classification and expenditure of restricted
and unrestricted funds. Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and
comply with public law including Alaska statutes, State and Federal
Acquisition Regulations, Board of Regent Policy, University Procedures,
and relevant court decisions and specific agency requirements. Working
knowledge of GAAP and cost accounting standards with the ability to
analyze complex financial data and execute reports to internal and
external customers. Successful applicant must have the ability to work
independently, interpersonal skills with experience in staff
supervision, recruitment, interviewing, performance evaluation,
progressive discipline, conflict resolution, motivation, and training.
Strong professional and technical written and oral communications skills
with the ability to communicate effectively will all levels of

APPLICATION: Please submit a signed University of Alaska employment
application, resume, name, phone number, and if available, e-mail
address of three (3) professional references, stating the relationship
of each (references must be from supervisors) to: Lynn Wrightsman,
Financial Services, PO Box 757920, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7920 or Room 201
Administrative Services Center, 3295 College Road. A copy of the UA
Employment Application Form can be obtained from any of the UA Human
Resources offices or downloaded from this site at:

 Accountability and accounting are not the same thing

Tania H. Clucas, CRA            
Sponsored Programs Manager                       Voice 907.474.6736
School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences           Fax   907.474.7204
University of Alaska Fairbanks

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