Grant Manager - Geophysical Institute

University of Alaska

Grant Manager - Geophysical Institute


Job No:


Classification:Fiscal Professional 1

Grade:Grade 78

Work type:Hybrid, On Campus, Staff Full-time

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks

School/Business unit:UAF Geophysical Institute


Categories: Accounting/Finance/Grants


Position Summary:

The Geophysical Institute Business Office is seeking a full-time Grant Manager to oversee and provide various levels of grant and contract administration support. As a Grant Manager, you will work closely with research faculty to provide financial information and monitor/administer restricted funding activity. This position is responsible for creating budget entries and corrections and works closely with a team of Grant Managers and Grant Fiscal Officers within the department. This is an introductory grant manager position, and staff will work closely with the successful candidate to complete tasks.


The Geophysical Institute is a research-driven organization at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The university offers an attractive work environment and strong benefits including retirement and health insurance, generous leave policies, and tuition waivers for UAF courses. The Geophysical Institute is committed to equity, inclusion, and accountability and values the open sharing of different perspectives. We support a respectful and welcoming environment and a commitment to serving Alaska and Alaskans with strong applied science. Career growth and professional development are expected and encouraged.


As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAF is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, members from marginalized communities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.


To thrive in this role, the candidate will need to be well organized, able to effectively communicate with a diverse population; be able to multitask and have excellent time management skills; exercise initiative and follow through, and use critical thinking to proactively investigate and solve problems. Familiarity with Excel will help the successful candidate in this position.


Minimum Qualifications:


A Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, or related field, or equivalent combination of training and experience is necessary to comprehend the complexities & problems of an active University research institute.


Minimum 1 year of professional fiscal experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


Proficiency with financial operations, automated accounting system(s), word processing, creation and manipulation of spreadsheets, querying of database information, and financial reconciliations required.


Position Details:


This position is located at the UAF campus in Fairbanks, Alaska. Remote work agreements will be considered for this position. This position is full-time,, continuing, non-exempt, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the, based on education and experience.


*Applicants must be legally eligible for unrestricted employment to work in the U.S. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.


Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact GI - Office of Human Resources at 907-474-7357 or at


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Fairbanks, AK

17 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2025-02-07