Colorado State University
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|Working Title||Financial and Accounting Support|
|Position Location||Fort Collins, CO|
|Is this position eligible for hybrid or remote work?||No|
|Research Professional Position||No|
|Position Type||Admin Professional/ Research Professional|
|Classification Title||Research Coordinator|
|Number of Vacancies|
|Proposed Annual Salary Range||$40,000 – 43,000|
|Employee Benefits||Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: https://hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits-eligibility/ & https://hr.colostate.edu/prospective-employees/our-perks/ .|
|Desired Start Date|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on||01/29/2023|
|Description of Work Unit||Colorado State University (CSU) is a tier one Carnegie Research Institution and a recognized leader in infectious disease research. The Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology (DMIP) is a large academic and research department in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) at CSU. Currently, MIP has 80+ faculty and 500+ total employees. The DMIP financial support team manages $20-$25M in research activity each year plus $9.4M in appropriated funds, as well as cash funded activities. This position will be located in the Microbiology Building on CSU’s main campus. CSU offers employee benefits including but not limited to the following:
Founded in 1870, Colorado State University is among the nation’s leading research universities and enrolls approximately 32,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Located an hour north of the Denver metro area, Fort Collins is a vibrant community of approximately 157,000 residents that offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a large city. Fort Collins is situated on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with views of 14,000 foot peaks, and offers access to numerous cultural, recreational, and outdoor opportunities.
|Position Summary||The Financial and Accounting Support position provides professional, comprehensive guidance in developing and executing fiscal strategies, policies and procedures in support of the overall strategic missions of CSU, CVMBS, and DMIP including the department programs, pre and post-award contract and grant activities, etc. Specifically this involves budget development and implementation; oversight, guidance and direction for fiscal operations and management; and extensive knowledge of compliance requirements for federal OMB Uniform Guidance, university and state fiscal rules, sponsor requirements, donor intentions and other rules and regulations as applicable.
The position works in conjunction with the DMIP accounting and administrative team, and reports to the Financial & Accounting Manager. Due to the nature of the department’s work, this will be an in-person position located at the Microbiology Building. DMIP’s mission is to develop strong knowledge and understanding of the oversight environment and to assist with the development of best practices which enable effective, accurate management of the financial policies, processes, and activities. Effective communication skills are required to articulate financial management plans, policies, and practices to the faculty, staff, and other personnel. Successful execution requires extensive communication, coordination, and collaboration across many levels of the University.
|Required Job Qualifications||
|Preferred Job Qualifications||
|Diversity Statement||Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.|
|Job Duty Category||Financial and Research Project Management|
|Percentage Of Time||65|
|Job Duty Category||Internal and External Billing Process Support|
|Percentage Of Time||20|
|Job Duty Category||Grant Facilitation (Pre-Award Support)|
|Percentage Of Time||5|
|Job Duty Category||Other Financial Support Duties|
|Percentage Of Time||10|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information of three (3) professional references. In your cover letter, specifically address the required and preferred job qualifications of this position. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
For full consideration, please apply on or before 01/29/2023 by 11:59PM MST. Position will remain open until filled.
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
|Conditions of Employment||Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)|
|Search Contact||Madi Ballard – [email protected]|
|EEO Statement||Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, [email protected] .
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, [email protected] .
The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, [email protected] .
Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education .
|Background Check Policy Statement||Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.|
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