Senior Manager, Sponsored Programs (Grant Administration)

Miami, Florida
Mar 09, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Miami Project to Cure Paralysis has an exciting career opportunity for a Senior Manager, Sponsored Programs. This position acts under the authority of the Scientific Director and in accordance with departmental and University policies and procedures, directs and oversees all administrative and financial aspects of the Sponsored Programs Division at the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. The primary objective is to increase sponsored funding levels and the output of funding proposals, as well as to maximize the use and efficacy of existing research funding dollars. Additionally, the Senior Manager, Sponsored Programs will develop, implement and oversee policies and methods most effective to that end. This position directly supervises two Senior Sponsored Programs Specialists who will assist in meeting these goals.

The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Bachelor's Degree as well as at least five years of direct relevant work experience. Extensive knowledge of pre- and post-award policies. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with fluency in the English language. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to work well in a team-oriented environment that operates under tight deadlines. Ability to prioritize and manage work flow with time sensitive deadlines. Knowledge of or the ability to quickly learn the University's policies and procedures in the area of grant management. Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Excel required. Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Veteran/Disability Employer. Come join us!

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.