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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Assc Dir,Post-Award Admin
Position Classification Code: C2002
Job Family: Business, Accounting and Finance
Pay Level: 10
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
The Associate Director of Post Award Administration supports faculty and staff post-award project management. The incumbent understands the unique processes involved in the overall research effort and has the ability to comprehend the needs of the individual researchers.
Standard Duties:
Processes research transactions related to grant/contract management and maintains grant/contract records in compliance with university and research sponsor policies. S/he will also: provide a cohesive and flexible post-award management of sponsored funding that supports the communication of university policies, fairly applies rules and restrictions of all sponsors and the university, supports and improves the financial sophistication of SPA, and builds processes to support SPA and the research community; create and maintain research accounts in central financial systems on a current basis; reviews and approves requested research account updates, research cost transfers, and expenditures for research projects; resolve award-related problems and concerns with funding agencies as needed; have responsibility for close out process of expired projects; maintain accurate records and prepare summary reports; and assume additional responsibilities as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures, regulations, and standards applicable to the job. Understanding of the University's mission, vision and goals.
short- and long-term planning; problem analysis and resolution; report preparation and presentation; interpersonal and organizational communication, both oral and written.
develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct activities.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Five (5) years of professional experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-