Grant Fiscal Officer - GI Business Office

Grant Fiscal Officer - GI Business Office

  • 527719
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Hybrid
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 79
  • UAF Geophysical Institute

The Geophysical Institute Business Office is seeking a full-time Grant Fiscal Officer. This position provides a high level of financial management of restricted funding, which includes federal, state, and other funding sources. The Grant Fiscal Officer reports directly to the Financial Manager and works with a team of other Grant Fiscal Officers; Grant Managers; procurement staff; research staff and Principal Investigators, as well as other departments. You will be responsible for performing accounting, budgetary, and fiscal functions to maintain compliance with external and internal regulations.

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; have excellent time management skills, and exercise initiative and follow through. Prior experience managing restricted funding; experience working with a relational database, such as Banner, and prior Excel experience, will give the successful candidate an edge in succeeding at this job.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's in Accounting, Business Administration or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

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, Grade 79, continuing, exempt, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package. 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 UA staff salary schedule, 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: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination


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 uaf-gi-hr@alaska.edu. 


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