Penn State Scranton PASSS Tour Guide and Office Worker- Admissions and Financial Aid

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: University Park, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime

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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Office of Sponsored Programs is seeking a Grants and Contracts Administrator 2, Junior Negotiator. The person in the position will interact on a regular basis with faculty, university administrative offices, and external sponsors.

The primary focus will be to review and process grant agreements from federal agencies, prepare subawards, and process subaward closeouts. This person may also assist with the negotiation of grants and contracts in compliance with University policy, process modifications to existing agreements, and advise faculty and college coordinators in interpreting and adhering to sponsor and University guidelines.

Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Familiarity with federal government regulations highly preferred, especially the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200). Fluency in a foreign language preferred. Proposal preparation and post award management experience preferred. Familiarity with Strategic Information Management System (SIMS), and completion of the ACES program preferred.

The successful candidate must have self-management skills, including the ability to prioritize and maintain a large volume workload in a fast-paced environment while paying attention to detail; have the ability to maintain effective relationships with peers and others in a diverse environment, support team decisions and follow through with job responsibilities while continuously building on current job knowledge; ability to interpret information, ideas and instructions clearly and accurately both verbally and in writing, determine causes of unusual occurrences and apply standard principles and practices to determine and implement solutions. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. OSP management would be open to discuss the possibility of this individual working remotely.

Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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CURRENT EMPLOYEES OR STUDENTS:

If you are a current employee (faculty, staff, technical service, or student) at Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the internal application process . If you are a current student at Penn State and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process .

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Office of Sponsored Programs is seeking a Grants and Contracts Administrator 2, Junior Negotiator. The person in the position will interact on a regular basis with faculty, university administrative offices, and external sponsors.

The primary focus will be to review and process grant agreements from federal agencies, prepare subawards, and process subaward closeouts. This person may also assist with the negotiation of grants and contracts in compliance with University policy, process modifications to existing agreements, and advise faculty and college coordinators in interpreting and adhering to sponsor and University guidelines.

Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Familiarity with federal government regulations highly preferred, especially the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200). Fluency in a foreign language preferred. Proposal preparation and post award management experience preferred. Familiarity with Strategic Information Management System (SIMS), and completion of the ACES program preferred.

The successful candidate must have self-management skills, including the ability to prioritize and maintain a large volume workload in a fast-paced environment while paying attention to detail; have the ability to maintain effective relationships with peers and others in a diverse environment, support team decisions and follow through with job responsibilities while continuously building on current job knowledge; ability to interpret information, ideas and instructions clearly and accurately both verbally and in writing, determine causes of unusual occurrences and apply standard principles and practices to determine and implement solutions. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. OSP management would be open to discuss the possibility of this individual working remotely.

Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

Affirmative Action

Penn State Policies

Copyright Information

Hotlines

University Park, PA

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