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Duties: The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy is the newest department in the Perelman School of Medicine and has experienced rapid expansion. Under dynamic senior leadership, our faculty are engaged in innovative and ground breaking research both domestically and internationally. Given the significant growth in sponsored research, we are seeking a second Grants Manager to provide research administration and financial management support to Department investigators. These tasks include managing proposal development, budget development and related pre-award activities for a diverse sponsor portfolio;(both domestic and foreign). Managing post award activities includes account setup, monitoring and review of all sponsored projects expenditures- including fund projections, and recommending/implementing corrective actions as needed to ensure timely and accurate grant closeouts. The Grants Manager will monitor and enforce compliance with sponsor guidelines, OMB Uniform Guidance, and school and university policies, and meet with principal investigators to discuss and advise them on financial issues related to their portfolios.

The Grants Manager reports to the Manager, Admin & Finance for MEHP; will have an indirect reporting relationship on an as needed basis with the Director of Fiscal Operations for MEHP; and also will have a dotted reporting relationship to the PSOM Office of Research Support Services.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience with NIH and other federal granting agencies is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Adobe, and Business Objects. Excellent critical thinking, analytical, verbal and written communication is required. Working knowledge of Uniform Guidance is required. Ability to apply solid organizational and time management skills to a very deadline driven environment. Demonstrated competency in the ability to multi-task in a competing priority work load is required.
Familiarity with UPENN sponsored research policies and related financial system is preferred.

Reference Number: 40-30459

Salary Grade: 027

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: ME-Division of Health Policy

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Job Family: D-Financial




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Posted: 11/29/2018
Application Due: 1/10/2019
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