Philadelphia, Philadelphia County
Apr 23, 2016

Duties: The Department of Medicine research activities total $130M in direct expenditures annually across 15 divisions ($180M total expenditures). The Chief Research Administrator (CRA) works closely with the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Department of Medicine (DOM) and shares overall responsibility for Departmental research administration. Services emanating from the Department and for which the CRA has responsibility include: clinical research administration, sponsored programs administration (including pre-award proposal preparation, support to department finance (for post-award research fund management), research and fiscal compliance operations, technology transfer, animal care/use, and information technology systems supporting research.

This position is responsible for fostering relationships across PSOM departments that are integral to the planning execution and monitoring of research activities (Research Services, Office of Clinical Research, Office of General Counsel, and Office of the Vice Dean for Finance and Operations). The CRA provides leadership responsibility for the pre- and post-award service and support activities of administrators located within the divisions conducting research within the department.

Qualifications: The minimum of a Master's Degree and 7 years to 10 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Minimum of 7 to 10 years experience in research administration with thorough understanding of grant and contract management and clinical trials research administration; Strong knowledge in operations and fiscal compliance as related to execution of research; Ability to clearly develop action plans to ensure delivery on strategy and goals; Must be a demonstrated self-starter and team player with strong interpersonal skills; Excellent written and verbal skills required; Must display strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Reference Number: 40-22600

Salary Grade: 031

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: DM-Department of Medicine

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.

Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration

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