Incumbent develops, directs and supervises the Grants Administration Office within the Department of Immunology. Requires the appropriate application of a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures in the field of research accounting, pre-and post-award administration. Educates and mentors junior faculty in fundamentals of applying for sponsored research funding. Fiscal oversight of over $7M in current external research funding. Interprets fiscal rules and regulations for all department grant applications (pre-award); current pending awards total in excess of $12M, annually. This position assumes complete management of the chair's Autoimmunity T32. Supervises Financial II position/post-award accounting. Requires a strong degree of motivation and extensive grant accounting experience. Microsoft Excel and Word; Adobe Acrobat required.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required, Master's Degree is preferred. Equivalent work experience may be substituted for degree requirement and Vice-Versa. Knowledge of sponsored research funding. Very good communication skills. Strong Pre and post award experience desired. T32 experience a plus.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Financial.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 3-5 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: $40,092.00 - $65,676.00
Relocation Offered: No
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
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20003358
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