Grants Coordinator

University of Alaska

Grants Coordinator

University of Alaska System

The Institute of Arctic Biology (IAB) is seeking a full-time Grant Manger to join our Business Office. IAB serves over 50 principal investigators engaged in research throughout Alaska which is supported by federal, state, and other external funding sources. As a Grant Manager, you will be responsible for post-award support, working closely with IAB researchers and UAF Central Offices.

This position performs a wide variety of complex administrative support duties that require independence and problem-solving skills. Your role is imperative to the success of research at IAB! You will be responsible for managing projects from award set up to close out. You'll be relied upon daily to review budgets, provide spending projections, interpret regulations, reconcile expenditures, and interact with other units. You'll also be relied upon to compile financial reports, certify effort, process budget revisions, and monitor match funds.

To flourish in this role, you must be a team-player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Attention to detail and ability to see tasks through to a timely completion is essential. You should be proficient with using financial databases, such as Banner or QuickBooks, and have experience using complex spreadsheets.

IAB supports a flexible work environment and provides professional development and career growth through UA coursework, attending national conferences, virtual workshops, or professional certification training such as Certified Research Administrator.

Minimum Qualifications:

At least 1 year of college coursework in business, accounting or similar field; or at least 2 years experience in a lower level fiscal technician position or equivalent experience.

Position Details:

This position is located on the Troth Yeddha' campus in Fairbanks. This is a full-time, non-exempt, term-funded staff position complete with both a competitive salary and Flexible work arrangements may be considered. 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, Grade 77, based on education and experience.

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

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

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 affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider 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 have any questions regarding this position, please contact Ruth Dinardi, IAB HR Manager, at or 907 474 6466.

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or / 907-786-1214 or

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing

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Fairbanks, AK

12 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2025-05-06