The University of Southern California's Information Sciences Institute (ISI), located in Marina del Rey, California is a major contributor to the nation's information technology knowledge base. Part of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, ISI is actively engaged in a broad spectrum of information processing research and in the development of advanced computer technologies. ISI primarily conducts federally sponsored research with annual revenues in excess of $100M.
* This position is located in Marina del Rey, CA. Remote and hybrid options are available.*
The USC Information Sciences Institute is seeking a Post Award Administrator (Contracts & Grants Administrator III) to deliver focused Post Award Administration Services.
Responsibilities include handling all aspects of Post Award Administration including:
- Evaluating and processing modifications to Contracts, Cooperative Agreements and Grants including changes to Terms and Conditions, Obligated Scope and Funding, and impacts on deliverables.
- Assisting project leaders and administrative staff with contractual compliance and resolution of issues;
- Initiating requests for sponsor approvals such as travel, budget changes, no cost extension requests, limitations of funds notifications;
- Preparing and processing account budgets and changes to budgets
- Initiating Purchase requests and change orders for subcontracts/subgrants;
- Preparation and submission of reports into various sponsor systems;
- Entering modifications contractual and financial information into database;
- Assistance with subaward processing.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field of study;
- Four years of demonstrated experience negotiating and administering government FAR/DFAR based contracts or subcontracts;
- Budget development and proposal preparation experience;
- Hands-on computer experience with Windows-based application software- e.g. EXCEL and WORD, as well as Adobe Acrobat;
- Experience with grants and grant terms based on DODGAR's and FDP;
- Experience with FAR and DFAR based Contracts and Subcontracts;
- Strong written and oral communication and organizational skills;
- Ability to work effectively in a high-energy team environment with a wide variety of technical and administrative personnel; and
- A results-oriented focus with the demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple time-sensitive issues and meet deadlines.
- Related undergraduate degree with three years of contracts and grants administration experience.
The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
Minimum Education: Related undergraduate study, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Experience: 3 years, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience
Minimum Field of Expertise: Contracts and Grants Administration