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University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign

Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) Pre-Award within the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

Award Negotiator / Senior Award Negotiator

The Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA), Pre-Award, http://sponsoredprograms.illinois.edu/ , at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is seeking an Award Negotiator or Senior Award Negotiator to perform highly specialized and complex contract reviews and negotiations for sponsored projects on behalf of the University's Board of Trustees to ensure reasonable terms and conditions.


MAJOR DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES - Award Negotiator


ADDITIONAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES - Senior Award Negotiator


POSITION REQUIREMENTS and QUALIFICATIONS

Required:


Preferred:


ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR SENIOR AWARD NEGOTIATOR

Required:

2 years of experience in research administration in a University setting. Demonstrated experience in contract negotiation and management. Excellent presentation and teaching skills. Ability to work autonomously and make informed business decisions with minimal oversight. Willingness to learn new electronic systems, and keep up with frequent updates to existing systems.

Preferred:

Master’s degree or JD. Experience presenting pre-award topics. 2 years of experience in sponsored program review, negotiation, and finalization of awards and contracts within a University pre-award research administration office. Certification in research administration (CRA). Certification in research administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Illini CRA).


Proposed Start Date: as soon as possible after closing date.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Appointment Status: Regular 100% Academic Professional appointment, 12/12 month service basis. Eligible for full University benefits package.


For full consideration, please submit application by April 9, 2018. There are multiple positions available and the search will remain open until all positions are filled. Interviews and hires may occur before the closing date; however, all applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration.

To apply, all candidates must submit an online profile through https://jobs.illinois.edu by the close of the posting period. Qualified candidates must upload: 1) a letter of which details qualifications noted above and include whether applying for Award Negotiator OR Senior Award Negotiator; 2) resume; and 3) the names and contact information for three professional references. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

For further information, please contact Kate Day, OVCR Human Resources, kday1@illinois.edu

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer.


The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu