University at Buffalo is looking for a Finance and Grants Manager, Institute for Artificial Intelligence...

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    Position Information…

    Fiscal Year


    Position Title

    Finance and Grants Manager, Institute for Artificial Intelligence
    & Data Sciences

    Classification Title

    Project Staff Associate


    Institute for Artificial Intelligence & Data Sciences

    Posting Number


    Posting Link


    Research Foundation

    Position Type

    RF Professional



    Appointment Term

    Salary Grade


    Posting Detail Information

    Position Summary

    The Institute for
    Artificial Intelligence and Data Science ( IAD ) has an
    exciting opportunity for an experienced and detail-oriented,
    Finance and Grants Manager . The incumbent will manage pre
    and post-award activities for various sponsored awards for IAD
    including the NSF National AI
    Institute for Exceptional Education.

    Key responsibilities include:

    • A lead role in pre and post-award activities for the UB IAD and
      NSF AI Institute awards, planning and implementing the budget for
      the UB IAD and NSF AI Institute awards, as well as related grants.
      This includes planning and implementing project budgets and
      involves a wide variety of collaborations with UB Faculty and
      external faculty and other collaborators as well as sponsors.
    • Managing grant-related appointments for students, postdocs,
      summer faculty positions, etc.
    • Assisting with IRB paperwork and sub-award-related
    • Managing allocations and eligibility of expenses which requires
      a hands-on role in all levels of procurement and human resources
    • Managing reporting and compliance timelines throughout the
      lifecycle of the grant or contract.
    • Assisting with special projects and unit initiatives, as

    Outstanding Benefits Package

    Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There
    are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement
    plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy
    mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to
    support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to
    learn about our
    benefit packages .

    About The University at Buffalo

    The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s
    leading public research universities and a flagship of the State
    University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and
    our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university
    dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity
    and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home,
    UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful
    thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others
    every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

    As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research
    Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to
    an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
    gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree with at least three years of fiscal
      management and administrative experience, preferably in an academic
      setting, or an equivalent combination of education and
    • The individual should possess strong interpersonal
      communication and critical-thinking skills, as well as an ability
      to work in an interdisciplinary environment involving complex
      administrative processes.
    • A strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, is
      essential, in addition to excellent project management and
      supervisory skills.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Previous experience with University at Buffalo fiscal
      management and administrative procedures or other formal
      grant/contract administration role.
    • Experience with UB business systems and policies.

    Physical Demands

    Salary Range

    $55,000 - $65,000

    Additional Salary Information

    Work Hours

    Monday – Friday

    37.5 hours per week


    North Campus

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    Background Check Notification

    Contact Information

    Contact's Name

    Virginia Stever

    Contact's Pronouns


    Contact's Title

    Administrative Director

    Contact's Email

    Contact's Phone


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    Deadline for applicants

    Open Until Filled

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