GRANTS MANAGER A
Duties: Under limited supervision from the Manager of Administration and Finance, this position will manage all post award activities for the GI Division. Duties will include: Preparation of monthly reports on all sponsored projects for Principal Investigators (PI); monthly meetings with PI's to review grant funds as well as non grant funds and provide quarterly forecasts; new award set up including budget entry journals; subcontract initiation and processing for all sponsored projects; work closely with payroll coordinator for management of faculty and staff effort on grants; close out of all grants; XTrain responsibilities for training grants; preparation of the annual sponsored programs budget; assistance with large, complex grant mechanism submissions, such as T32's, P01's; Process quarterly and biannual effort reporting; Provide high level purchase order and travel reimbursement approvals; this position will work closely with the Office of Research Services post-award team.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting with 3 to 5 years of experience in pre and post award research administration or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience in University research and financial systems, including Business Objects/Data Warehouse, PennWorks/UMIS, BEN Financials strongly preferred. Experience with administering highly complexed grants, contracts, and sponsored agreements strongly preferred. Proficiency in MS Office Word and Excel required, with additional computer skills a plus. Must demonstrate attention to detail and a proactive work style.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, and writing skills desired. Ability to maintain confidentiality with respect to highly sensitive data required.
Reference Number: 40-26003
Salary Grade: 027
Employment Type: Exempt
Job Family: D-Financial