Grants Manager A

Job description

Job location: SEAS-297 Towne Building

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-08-08
Req: JR00004747
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title

Grants Manager A

Job Profile Title

Grants Manager A

Job Description Summary

The primary purpose of this role is to support the sponsored research activities of a specific School/Center. Under limited supervision of the Research Services Business Manager and the Director, this position will manage the budgeting of post-award sponsored program funds .

Job Description

The individual will manage post-award processes including auditing of Account Information Sheets, preparation and installation into BEN of corresponding budgets, updating budget and expenses of financial projection worksheets for PIs; budgeting and preparation of new subcontracts and incremental modifications through RIS and via Purchasing; oversight of PI approval of subcontract invoices; establishment of advance accounts and account continuations. In addition this position will communicate to faculty the changes that have been made to their funds.


Audit Account Information Sheets for accuracy

Budget sponsored project awards and increments in BEN

Budget awards and increments in PI Financial Reporting

Budget and oversee set-up and modifications of subcontracts in RIS and Purchasing

Coordinate establishment of advance account requests and account continuations

Advise PIs of file maintenance activity


B.A. and 5-7 years academic administrative experience


office, computer work

Physical Effort:

sitting; desk / office environment

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Pay Range

$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

Affirmative Action Statement 
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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.




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Job No:
Posted: 8/9/2019
Application Due: 12/6/2019
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