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Pre Award Associate

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Pre Award Associate
Role Title: Financial Services Specialist I
Posting Number: SW0170711
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Office of Sponsored Programs has an open position for a Pre Award Associate. Multiple positions may be hired from this posting. Pre Award Associates advise and assist faculty in the preparation of proposals for funding and ensure compliance with university and sponsor policies, procedures and requirements. Pre Award Associates must be comfortable working in situations where answers are not always clearly defined. The successful candidate will possess initiative and the ability to work independently but consult with appropriate parties as needed. Pre Award Associates must be able to problem-solve and maintain professional composure while working under pressure of internal and external deadlines.
The successful candidate will utilize problem-solving skills and excellent customer service skills to work collaboratively and effectively with faculty, staff, students, and sponsors. They must be energetic and able to function effectively and independently in a fast-moving environment subject to external pressure and frequent interruptions.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent level training and experience. An Associate’s degree in a related field or equivalent level training and experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.

Budgeting or financial experience and/or experience with non-profit program administration.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated experience with federal and non-federal grants and/or contract regulations.

Familiarity with university administrative practices and procedures.

Proficiency in the Microsoft Excel program is highly desirable.

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check
Must have a conviction check: Yes
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How to Apply for this Job:

Applicants must complete the online application at www.jobs.vt.edu and submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references as attachments to that application. Review of applications will begin on 10/302017 and continue bi-weekly as long as the posting is open.

Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Restricted
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Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Band: 4
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience and application of equity
Department: Sponsored Programs
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: M-F 8:00a.m.-5:00p.m.
Posting Date: 09/01/2017
Review Begin Date: 10/30/2017
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/79511

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents