Aug 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: Provide pre- and post- award grant management for the School of Dental Medicine. Produce quarterly forecasts and annual budgets for sponsored-research fund
groups and research-related special-purpose funds. Assist with grant policy creation, dissemination, and enforcement.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting with 5 years of experience in post-award research administration or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience in University research and financial systems, including Business Objects/Data Warehouse, PennERA, Hyperion, PennWorks/UMIS, BEN Financials strongly preferred. Experience with administering clinical grants and contracts strongly preferred. Strong background in MS Office suite of products required, with additional computer skills desirable. Strong interpersonal, organizational and writing skills desired with the ability to maintain confidentiality with respect to highly sensitive data required.
Experience in University contract and Business Administration; knowledge of university research policy, practices and systems. In addition to above listed qualifications, knowledge of NIH proposals (e.g., T32s, R01s, eSNAP progress reports, JIT requests); foundation proposals, contract agreements including Clinical Trials, Sponsored Research, Purchase Service, Non-Monetary, and Material Transfer.
Additional knowledge of PennERA, SOMERA, NIH eRA Commons and Proposal Central; ability to format biosketch and use the university FCOI system. Experience working with SF424, PHS398, PHS2590 grant application forms and instructions. Penn policies and financial systems (BEN, PennWorks, Business Objects, SOMERA, Penn ERA, etc.).

Reference Number: 51-26608

Salary Grade: 028

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: SDM Fiscal Operations

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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