Miami, Florida
Apr 16, 2018
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 Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami has an exciting opportunity for a Temporary Senior Grants Administrator. This position prepares, coordinates, and monitors the more complex submission and post-award responsibilities of training grant proposals. The Senior Grants Administrator is responsible for supporting and increasing training grant awards through development of grant workshops for trainees with faculty, and mentoring trainees and faculty through the training grant proposal process. This position offers substantial support for the application process and supports the management of the training grant post-award including managing the activities of the grant program. This includes creating submission timelines and outlines, completing sponsor and University forms, preparing documents for meetings, preparing administrative documents and forms, and submitting full proposals. The Senior Grants Administrator is responsible assisting the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center faculty and staff in reviewing and ensuring accuracy of data for grant proposals and awards. Works with the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Office of Education and Training. This includes proposal submittals, budgets, Conflict of Interest forms, cost share forms, etc. Coordinates and monitors application submission, negotiation and acceptance processes for potentially problematic financial, administrative and compliance issues, including follow-up with the Principal Investigator, departmental and sponsoring agency personnel as needed. Coordinates with Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center faculty in the preparation and submission of annual and final reports to granting agencies. Responsible for maintaining reporting schedule for grants managed by the Office of Education and Training. Responsible for being the administrator for assigned training grant awards. This includes coordinating meetings, reviews, preparing reports, monitoring financial status, maintaining timelines and resolving all issues.

The minimum qualifications for this temporary position are as follows: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Education, or a closely related field of study as well as at least three years of work related experience, preferably in pre-award administration or healthcare. Proficiency and experience using Microsoft Excel and Word. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a good command of the English language. Ability to manage multiple projects in a deadline driven environment. Ability to plan, organize, and meet strict deadlines. Must be detail oriented and a self-starter with strong interpersonal skills. 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.


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