This position requires a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures in research and cost accounting for post and pre-award administration. Contributes to the development of school policies and determines actual procedures regarding grant submissions. Collaborates with faculty and administrators in other University departments and at other institutions in the preparation of grant applications. Prepares pre and post award paperwork through closeout for new and continuing grants within the school. Provides financial and administrative support to faculty PIs and supervisor. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral, are essential. The incumbent must have strong accounting skills and grants administration knowledge. Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office is critical. Familiarity with HTML and desktop publishing is helpful.
A High School Diploma or GED is required for this position and a Bachelor's degree is Preferred.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Department: SCI-Office of the Dean
Assignment Category: Parttime-Temporary
Minimum Education Level Required: High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00 pm
Requested Pay Rate: 15-20
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume
Internal Number: 20002375
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.