Mar 01, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: Manage proposal development, budget development, and related pre-award activities for a diverse sponsor portfolio. Manage post-award activities including account set up, monitor and review all sponsored projects expenditures including fund projections. Monitor and enforce compliance with sponsor guidelines and Uniform Guidance. Meet with principal investigators to discuss and advise on financial and HR issues related to their portfolios. Maintain salary grids and work with payroll coordinator to ensure faculty and staff are paid correctly. Assist in the preparation of effort reports.

Grants Manager B: The Grants Manager B candidate will work more independently and actively participate in specific projects, including the annual budget submission. S/he will manage complicated grants including but not limited to program projects, training grants, and large projects with multiple subcontracts. Moreover, it is expected that the grants manager B candidate will have a greater grants management experience than the Grants Manager A candidate, such that s/he can make greater contributions, including engaging in financial analysis.

The Grants Manager will report to the Senior Administrator in the department and will have a dotted reporting line to the PSOM Office of Research Support Services.

Qualifications: Grants Manager A: Bachelor's Degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience with NIH and other federal granting agencies is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Adobe, and Business Objects. Excellent critical thinking, analytical, verbal and written communication is required. Working knowledge of Uniform Guidance is required. Ability to apply solid organizational and time management skills to a deadline drive, multiple priority work environment is required. Familiarity with UPENN sponsored research policies and related financial system is preferred.

Grants Manager B: Same as Grants Manager A with five to seven year of grant and contract administration. Master's degree preferred.

Reference Number: 40-24967

Salary Grade: 027/028

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: DM-Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care

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: D-Financial

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