Grants Management Specialist

Job description

Job location: Med JohnMrg-Med Sch Bus Office

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-08-09
Req: JR00002892
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 Management Specialist

Job Profile Title

Grants Management Specialist

Job Description Summary

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education.

Job Description

The Grants Management Specialist (post-award tract) serves as leader for the management of sponsored program post-award reporting, post-award accounting activities, and information dissemination and training within the School of Medicine at the central level. The Manager directs and performs research support operations at the central School of Medicine level and on behalf of departments, centers and institutes; performs analyses of research and financial data; and develops, produces and analyzes reports to enhance the understanding and management of research administration at the School of Medicine. Works to improve customer service to investigators, the efficiency and accuracy of grants management and administration, and to increase the knowledge base for research administration on a School-wide level. Reports to the Director of Post Award Management, Office of Research Support Services.


Bachelor's Degree and 5 to 7 years experience or equivalent combination of years and experience required.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$59,703.00 - $113,435.00

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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Posted: 8/10/2019
Application Due: 11/8/2019
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