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The UCSD Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences is composed of 65 faculty, 14 clinical fellows, and 4 Assistant Project Scientists/Postdoctoral Fellows. The department is composed of 7 divisions: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Hospitalist, Family Planning and Urogynecologic and Reconstructive Surgery. The department is currently ranked 5th in the nation in NIH funding among ObGyn departments.
Under the general direction of the AdVC (Administrative Vice Chair), the Contracts and Grants Research Supervisor is responsible for providing leadership, daily management, planning, coordination, and supervision of the complex financial activities in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. Directly responsible for the fiscal management, analysis, training and administration of sponsored contract and grants projects totaling approximately $12M. Provide complex financial reporting to include budget development and trend analysis, create and compile financial reports which track spending patterns, capture statistics and identify trends. Contribute to strategic planning for department business office. Provide direct supervision to Research Administrators and students, including daily management of work flow, performance, reporting, and complex fund management.
Supervises a small staff of Research Administrators working on grants or contracts according to established policies and management guidance. Recommends changes to department policies and practices. Receives assignments in the form of objectives with goals and the process by which to meet goals. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action. Identifies risks and responds accordingly. Provides priority setting and work flow analysis. Uses advanced contracts and grants concepts to manage high volume and high complexity transactions.
Seven years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor's degree in related area plus three years of related experience/training.
Extensive knowledge of program administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment.
Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply sponsor, institutional and departmental policies. Knowledge of current compliance regulations in research administration.
Strong, proven in depth experience in pre- and post-award administration, accounting, and budgeting. Skill and experience with complex multi-institutional awards, sub-awards, contracts, etc.
Full knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation, Code of Federal Regulations, sponsor-specific policies, intellectual property policies, conflict of interest requirements, publication rights, application of indirect cost rates and other complex concepts in research administration.
Ability to manage high volume and complex transactions.
Ability to perform financial analysis and customized reporting.
Ability to interpret policy for others.
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.
Proficiency in use of common desktop / web applications.
Organization, communication skills and customer service focus.
Strong demonstrated problem-solving skills. Ability to assess funding, staffing and organizational problems and skill to identify and implement logical solutions.
Excellent mathematical skills with the ability to perform complex calculations and to prepare, develop and analyze expenditure reports, data projections and billings for consistency, allocability and accuracy.
Demonstrated management and leadership skills and experience in a variety of functional areas.
Strong proven ability to collaborate and communicate effectively, diplomatically and professionally at all organizational levels, both verbally and in writing. Ability to maintain a professional attitude during interaction with a wide variety of personalities and circumstances.
Demonstrated skill in applying organization and management theories, cost and budget analysis in order to analyze large quantities of financial data, extract pertinent data, compile financial models, analyze and present data effectivel
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