Do you want to be a part of a dynamic team environment that supports faculty and administrators in generating external funds? Do you enjoy problem solving, prioritizing and working in a visionary and fast-paced environment? Our team is looking for an effective communicator with strong customer service skills. Responsibilities: * Strategic financial management of federal and non-federal grants and contracts. * Generate, analyze and evaluate financial reports. * Create projections and make recommendations to administrators. * Involved in all phases of a project, from application to close-out.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree plus four years' experience in any combination of project accounting, grants/contracts or financial management required. Working knowledge of general accounting principles, grants/contracts, budgeting or financial reporting/management is essential. Understanding of large integrated financial management systems and experience with spreadsheets necessary. Ability to independently analyze information, apply problem solving skills and incorporate strategic vision in order to make sound decisions necessary. Must be comfortable prioritizing multiple, time-sensitive and competing priorities.
Prior experience managing grants and contracts would be beneficial. Ability to build strong professional relationships with people at all levels and across diverse demographics.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.