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Posted Job Title
Grant Manager A
Job Profile Title
Grants Manager A
Job Description Summary
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/
The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy is the newest department in the Perelman School of Medicine and has experienced rapid expansion. Â Under dynamic senior leadership, our faculty are engaged in innovative and ground breaking research both domestically and internationally. Given the significant growth in sponsored research, we are seeking a Grants Manager A to provide experienced research administration and financial management support to Department investigators. These tasks include managing proposal development, budget development and related pre-award activities for a diverse sponsor portfolio (both domestic and foreign). Â Managing post award activities includes account setup, monitoring and review of all sponsored projects expenditures- including fund projections, and recommending/implementing corrective actions as needed to ensure timely and accurate grant closeouts. The Grants Manager will monitor compliance with sponsor guidelines, OMB Uniform Guidance, and school and university policies, and meet with principal investigators to discuss and advise them on financial issues related to their portfolios.
The Grants Manager A reports to the Grants Manager B and the Manager, Admin & Finance for MEHP; will have an indirect reporting relationship on an as needed basis with the Director of Fiscal Operations for MEHP; and also will have a dotted reporting relationship to the PSOM Office of Research Support Services.
Qualifications Grant Manager A: Bachelor's Degree with 3-5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Adobe, and Business Objects preferred. Excellent critical thinking, analytical, verbal and written communication is required. Ability to apply solid organizational and time management skills to a deadline driven, multiple priority work environment is required. Familiarity with UPENN sponsored research policies and related financial systems is preferred. Experience with NIH and other federal granting agencies, and a working knowledge of Â Uniform Guidance is preferred.
Working Conditions Office, library, computer room
Physical Effort Typically sitting at a desk or table
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00
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 Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00013689
About University of Pennsylvania
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.