Grants Manager A

Job description

Job location: Presbyterian Med Ctr-FL7

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-09-10
Req: JR00007709
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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

Primary purpose of this role is to support the research activities of a specific School/Center. Under limited supervision, this position will manage the sponsored program funds from pre-award through post-award while working with Principal Investigators on proposal development, budget development and related pre-award requirements and submission for a diverse sponsor portfolio. The individual will also manage the post-award processes including monitoring and review of all charges, reconciliation of accounts, and preparation of monthly financial reports for Principal Investigators. Consults with research faculty in the preparation of sponsored project budget and proposals; review proposals for compliance with sponsor and University policies and ensure Regulatory Affairs requirements are satisfied and that Conflict of Interest statements are submitted when required. Provides full accounting services, reconciling budgets, processing payroll, financial reporting; monitors grant expenditures for compliance with sponsor regulations and guidelines. This position reports to the senior administrator within department and has a dotted reporting line to the PSOM Office of Research Support Services.

Job Description

The Grants Manager will support the Mgr of Admin & Finance in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. The current grant portfolio includes

PCORI, federal, foundation and center grants. The duties will include: preparing financial reports and meeting with faculty on a monthly basis to review reports;

assisting in proposal preparation, developing budgets, and uploading documents in PennERA; processing subawards/MTA s and service agreements in RIS as well as

issuing purchase orders, monitoring and reconciling expenditures, identifying incorrect transactions and making corrections, monthly review of suspense and

anticipated resources accounts and processing correcting journals; review and approval of human subject clin card requests, grant progress reports, contribute to the

preparation of the annual PSOM budget and maintaining confidential faculty salary support allocations. This position has a reporting relationship with the Office of

Research Support Services in the Perelman School of Medicine.

This position is contingent on funding.


Bachelor's Degree and 3 to 5 years experience or equivalent combination of years and experience required.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

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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Posted: 9/11/2019
Application Due: 11/7/2019
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