Job description

Duties: Manage multiple accounts including federal/non-federal sponsored programs, interdepartmental, and interschool budgets; assist in achieving annual fundraising goals of the Center; develop budget projections and produce financial reports; monitor revenues and expenses; transact on BEN Financials; manage payroll, PILLAR, and SALINC databases; draft and track grant proposals and budgets. Supervise staff in planning/implementing annual conferences, symposia, and special events. Supervise team producing manuscripts for publication and review contracts; supervise updating of Center website. Supervise/train administrative assistants; develop/manage office projects and teams related to those projects. The Associate Director reports to the Director of Boettner Center and has a dual reporting relationship to the Vice Dean of Finance & Administration.

Qualifications: BA/BS degree and 3-5 years experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Master's degree preferred. At least 2-3 years' experience with computerized accounting system, preferably BEN Financials and payroll; thorough knowledge of University of Pennsylvania policies and procedures; background in Penn's financial/administrative setting and experience in grants management and personnel administration highly desirable. Excellent communication and organizational skills; ability to prioritize and juggle multiple projects simultaneously; detail and goal-oriented. Supervisory experience preferred; knowledge of sponsor requirements and accountability for compliance with sponsor requirements preferred; excellent verbal & written communication skills required. Excellent computer skills including word processing and spreadsheet applications; must be flexible and have demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines.

Reference Number: 07-27002

Salary Grade: 026

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Boettner Center for Pensions and Retirement Research

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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Posted: 10/14/2017
Application Due: 10/14/2018
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