Contracts & Grants Admnstr III (Ctralized)

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.
The USC Information Sciences Institute is seeking a Contracts & Grants Administrator III to join its Pre-Award Contracts team.
Responsibilities Include:
Preparing proposals including review of agency requirements, budgeting, and coordination with USC offices, customers and subcontractors;
Evaluating and negotiating award terms and conditions;
Assisting project leaders and administrative staff with contractual compliance and resolution of issues;
Entering new award contractual and financial information into database.
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;
Experience with grants and grant terms based on DODGAR's and FDP;
Knowledge of export control issues;
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
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at uschr@usc.edu. Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.
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