University of Pennsylvania GRANTS MANAGER A/B in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-30766

Posted Job Title GRANTS MANAGER A/B

School Name Perelman School of Medicine

Org PH-Pharmacology

Posted to the Web 01/11/2019

Posted Job/Salary Grade 027/028

Employment Type Exempt

Hours N/A

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule 8:30-5:30

Months 12

Position Length Ongoing

Position End Date

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

Duties

Grants Manager A: Provide pre- and post- award research and financial administrative support for individual investigators within the Systems Pharmacology Department. Monitor grant expenditures for compliance and take/recommend corrective actions as needed; work with payroll coordinators, purchasing and accounts payable to ensure appropriate expenses are allocated to grant funds. Produce and distribute specialized research-related financial reports for investigators. Advise department faculty on extramural, university and school research administration. Manage post award activity for department in accordance with university policy. Act as liaison to the University Office of Research Services and PSOM’s Office of Research Support Services. Act as Penn ERA Research Support Provider and assist in preparation and submission of Research Inventory System (RIS) and effort reports. Grants Manager B – In addition to the job duties listed above, the Grants Manager will work independently and actively participate in specific projects, including the annual budget submission. Responsible for supervising and training the Grants Coordinator.

Qualifications

Grants Manager A – Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and 3-5 years of grant, contract administration or accounting/business administration experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Grants Manager B – Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and 5-7 years of grant, contract administration or accounting/business administration experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Both positions:Strong proficiency in spreadsheet and database programs; experience in university financial and research administration accounting systems preferred. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A strong knowledge of and demonstrated competency with compliance issues related to the management of both federal and non-federal sponsored research including industry sponsored researched and clinical studies.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements

Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/42748

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  • Less than high school education

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  • Vocational or Technical School

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  • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree


  • How many years of experience do you have related to this position?

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