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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

The Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA), Pre-Award, , at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is seeking an 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.



Required Qualifications:

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. Benefits eligible position.

Applications must be received by October 4, 2017. To apply, all candidates must submit an online profile through by the close of the posting period. Qualified candidates must upload: 1) a letter of which details qualifications noted above; 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,

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