Fiscal Specialist

Full time Regular Employment at University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy

Category: Administration

Location: Mānoa

Open date: Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Closing date: Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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Summary

The Institute for Astronomy (IfA), University of Hawaii at Manoa is seeking a Fiscal Specialist for our Manoa Office with responsibilities for overall grants management and administrative staff support and advisement to higher level personnel, organizational groups, colleges or programs.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree in business administration or related field and 3 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for sponsored project administration, financial or governmental accounting; or equivalent education/training or experience.

2. Considerable working knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in the general business management as demonstrated by the broad knowledge of the full range of pertinent standard and evolving concepts, principles and methodologies.

3. Considerable working knowledge and understanding of applicable federal and state laws, rules, regulations and theories and systems associated with sponsored project administration or general business management.

4. Demonstrated ability to resolve wide ranging complex problems through the use of creative reasoning and logic to accurately determine the cause of the problems and the resolution of the problems in an effective, innovative and timely manner.

5. Demonstrated ability to interpret and present information and ideas clearly and accurately in writing, verbally and by preparation of reports and other materials.

6. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team leaders and members, and individuals.

7. Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software.

8. For supervisory work, demonstrated ability to lead subordinates, manage work priorities and projects, and manage employee relations.

9. Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.

10. Demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret, and use sound logic and judgment when applying administrative policies and procedures.

11. Demonstrated ability to prioritize and organize workload to meet scheduled deadlines.

12. Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Word applications.

Desirable Qualifications

1. Experience working in a research environment.

2. Familiarity with the UH and RCUH accounting, procurement, and personnel systems.

Additional Information

Inquiries: Chris Kaukali; 808-956-7562; kaukali@hawaii.edu

To Apply:

Click on the “Apply” button on the top right corner of the screen and attach the required documents. Applicants must submit (1) cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, (2) resume, (3) names and contact information of 3 professional references and (4) official transcripts. Copies of transcripts are acceptable, but official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Incomplete applications will not be considered. NOTE: Please create a new account if this is your first time applying for a position using NEOGOV.

About University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy

The Institute for Astronomy is one of the world's leading astronomical research centers. Its broad-based program includes studies of the Sun, planets, and stars, as well as interstellar matter, galaxies, and cosmology. IFA operates the University of Hawaiʻi 2.2-meter telescope atop Maunakea.

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The Institute for Astronomy is one of the world's leading astronomical research centers. Its broad-based program includes studies of the Sun, planets, and stars, as well as interstellar matter, galaxies, and cosmology. IFA operates the University of Hawaiʻi 2.2-meter telescope atop Maunakea.