Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
The (Senior) Grant & Fiscal Administrator in the Lynch School provides high-level support for grant/contract management in accordance with government regulations, sponsor requirements and University policies and procedures. This position will be responsible for supporting a portfolio of research-active Faculty in the Lynch School of Education in all aspects of grant management and will act as a liaison with the Office for Sponsored Programs. This position will work with Faculty on all aspects of proposal preparation including budget preparation. S/he will be responsible for post-award management, which includes but is not limited to the processing of allowable expenses on the award, processing of payroll on a weekly/monthly basis, export control compliance, IRB and IACUC compliance, ensuring time and effort reports are signed off on timely, managing the schedule for financial and scientific reporting deadlines, forecasting, and award closeout This position is responsible for developing and analyzing grant reports, establishing procedures for maintaining compliance, evaluating grant activity data pertaining to costs in order to plan budgets, and overseeing grant processing procedures and financial control functions of the Lynch School of Education departments/research centers. This position is also responsible for detailed grant financial analysis and reporting on a quarterly basis to the Provost Office, the Financial Vice President, and the Executive Vice President. The information generated includes all aspects of grant activity such as 1) forecasting future new business grant opportunities, 2) reporting actual new business grant awards, 3) reporting by fiscal year the actual and anticipate expenditures by grant, 4) reporting by fiscal year the actual and anticipated Facilities and Administrative (F&A) costs, 5) forecasting faculty buyout information, 6) determining the amount of 'research' expenditures verses expenditures for 'other' grant activity such as training, 7) determining the amount of awards and expenditures related to 'government sponsored funding' versus those received from 'corporations and foundations', 8) forecasting future grant labor requirements, and 9) developing budgetary and financial planning techniques to achieve the projected forecasted financial targets.
Salary Commensurate with experience: $65,750 - $82,220
Bachelor's degree is required. Master's degree preferred
Senior level: 5 years professional level experience working with sponsored research proposals and budgets
Non-senior Level: 3-5 years professional experience working with sponsored research proposals and budgets
Non-senior Level: 1 year professional and/or clerical experience working with sponsored research proposals and budgets
Expertise with contract and grant management procedures and federal agency regulations (e.g. Uniform Guidance, A-133, etc).
Expertise in budget development, financial forecasts and analyses
Strong computer skills: Advanced knowledge of Excel and knowledge of other Microsoft office applications is required
Expertise with fiscal accounting system
Knowledge of employment policies and procedures
Excellent communication skills
Strong customer service orientation is essential
Knowledge of GAAP principles/year-end accrual accounting and fiscal accounting systems
Functional understanding of University administrative systems and campus-wide technologies preferred
Knowledge of Peoplesoft HR and Financials systems preferred
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits including depending on your job classification eligibility;
Tuition remission for Employees Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements Generous Medical, and Dental Insurance Low-Cost Life Insurance Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans Paid Holidays Annually Generous Sick, and Vacation Pay Additional benefits can be found on www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
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Internal Number: 3676
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.