Grants Manager B

Job description

Job location: Blockley Hall

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-12-10
Req: JR00026990
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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 B

Job Profile Title

Grants Manager B

Job Description Summary

Job Description

The Grants Manager B will provide research administrative and financial management support to approximately 25 individual investigators affiliated with the CCEB. This person will also provide leadership, supervision, training and professional development support for one or more direct reports, and will ensure efficient, accurate and timely grant closeouts, monitor grant expenditures for compliance and recommend/implement corrective actions as needed. This individual will also prepare complicated proposal budgets and assist in the analysis of financial data for the investigators, will prepare/negotiate government contracts and cooperative agreements, and monitor them for compliance. Grants to be managed include multiple subprojects and subcontracts, both domestic and foreign. Management duties will include staff assignments and workload balancing, professional development and performance review/evaluation of team members, recommendations regarding compensation and compliance with University and Departmental HR policies. This position has a dotted reporting line to PSOM Office of Research Support Services.

Bachelor's Degree with 5-7 years of grant and contract administration/accounting/ business administration experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Strong proficiency in Excel and Business Objects. Experience in University financial and research administration accounting systems preferred. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to be flexible and work with a diverse group.

Working Conditions
Office, library, computer room

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table

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: 12/11/2020
Application Due: 3/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time