Director of Fiscal Operations (Dept. for Center for Cellular Immunotherapy)

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Director of Fiscal Operations (Dept. for Center for Cellular Immunotherapy)

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
Director of Fiscal Operations (Dept. for Center for Cellular Immunotherapy)

Job Profile Title
Director, Fiscal Operations

Job Description Summary
The Director of Fiscal Operations at the Center for Cellular Immunotherapies (CCI) and Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy at Penn ([email protected]), reporting to the Executive Deputy Director, will provide leadership and direction over all fiscal and administrative operations for CCI and PICI. The Center for Cellular Immunotherapies (CCI) is a Type II Center at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine (PSOM) and currently maintains over 200 faculty and staff representing a highly complex matrix organization. This position also supports a highly visible program whose novel cellular immunotherapies have attracted international interest from pharmaceutical companies, biotech companies, foundations and patients.
The Director of Fiscal Operations is responsible for helping to implement both short and long-term strategic financial and administrative planning and fiscal policy development for CCI and PICI and to ensure financial and administrative compliance. Fiscal responsibilities, for this highly complex organization includes but is not limited to, directing and managing of general financial administration, sponsored research programs, HR, clinical trial programs, GMP facility and 3 service centers. This position is responsible for the financial management of all CCI and PICI including, preparation and monitoring of total annual operating budgets, reporting and forecasting revenue and expenses, accounting, purchasing, facilities and common equipment budgets and general administration. Annual operating budget of over $50M including NIH, Foundation, Pharmaceutical, Biotech, gifts and endowment, EVPD and SOMD funding.
The program is extremely complex, as it includes both traditional basic science grants management as well as creation and management of complex combined clinical and research budgets, and the coordination of these budgets with the implementation of patient care in a large- scale clinical setting.

Job Description

The Director of Fiscal Operations at the Center for Cellular Immunotherapies (CCI) and Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy at Penn ([email protected]), reporting to the Executive Deputy Director, will provide leadership and direction over all fiscal and administrative operations for CCI and PICI. The Center for Cellular Immunotherapies (CCI) is a Type II Center at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine (PSOM) and currently maintains over 200 faculty and staff representing a highly complex matrix organization. This position also supports a highly visible program whose novel cellular immunotherapies have attracted international interest from pharmaceutical companies, biotech companies, foundations and patients.

The Director of Fiscal Operations is responsible for helping to implement both short and long-term strategic financial and administrative planning and fiscal policy development for CCI and PICI and to ensure financial and administrative compliance. Fiscal responsibilities, for this highly complex organization includes but is not limited to, directing and managing of general financial administration, sponsored research programs, HR, clinical trial programs, GMP facility and 3 service centers. This position is responsible for the financial management of all CCI and PICI including, preparation and monitoring of total annual operating budgets, reporting and forecasting revenue and expenses, accounting, purchasing, facilities and common equipment budgets and general administration. Annual operating budget of over $50M including NIH, Foundation, Pharmaceutical, Biotech, gifts and endowment, EVPD and SOMD funding.

The program is extremely complex, as it includes both traditional basic science grants management as well as creation and management of complex combined clinical and research budgets, and the coordination of these budgets with the implementation of patient care in a large- scale clinical setting.

Qualifications:

BA/BS and 7 to 10 years of strong, progressively responsible experience or an equivalent combination of education is required. Candidate must have supervisory experience preferably in an academic setting. Sponsored Research Administration experience in an academic environment is a must.

Candidate must demonstrate strong leadership and managerial skills, excellent verbal communication skills, and strong analytical skills. Proficiency with standard IT applications including spreadsheets, word processing, and databases preferred. Must be independent and self-motivated

This position is contingent upon funding.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$88,861.00 - $168,837.00

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.

University Benefits

  • Health, Life, and Flexible Spending Accounts: Penn offers comprehensive medical, prescription, behavioral health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits to protect you and your family's health and welfare. You can also use flexible spending accounts to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.
  • Tuition: Take advantage of Penn's exceptional tuition benefits. You, your spouse, and your dependent children can get tuition assistance here at Penn. Your dependent children are also eligible for tuition assistance at other institutions.
  • Retirement: Penn offers generous retirement plans to help you save for your future. Penn's Basic, Matching, and Supplemental retirement plans allow you to save for retirement on a pre-tax or Roth basis. Choose from a wide variety of investment options through TIAA and Vanguard.
  • Time Away from Work: Penn provides you with a substantial amount of time away from work during the course of the year. This allows you to relax, take vacations, attend to personal affairs, recover from illness or injury, spend time with family—whatever your personal needs may be.
  • Long-Term Care Insurance: In partnership with Genworth Financial, Penn offers faculty and staff (and your eligible family members) long-term care insurance to help you cover some of the costs of long-term care services received at home, in the community or in a nursing facility. If you apply when you're newly hired, you won't have to provide proof of good health or be subject to underwriting requirements. Eligible family members must always provide proof of good health and are subject to underwriting.
  • Wellness and Work-life Resources: Penn is committed to supporting our faculty and staff as they balance the competing demands of work and personal life. That's why we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to help you care for your health, your family, and your work-life balance.
  • Professional and Personal Development: Penn provides an array of resources to help you advance yourself personally and professionally.
  • University Resources: As a member of the Penn community, you have access to a wide range of University resources as well as cultural and recreational activities. Take advantage of the University's libraries and athletic facilities, or visit our arboretum and art galleries. There's always something going on at Penn, whether it's a new exhibit at the Penn Museum, the latest music or theater presentation at the Annenberg Center, or the Penn Relays at Franklin Field to name just a few examples. As a member of the Penn community, you're right in the middle of the excitement—and you and your family can enjoy many of these activities for free.
  • Discounts and Special Services: From arts and entertainment to transportation and mortgages, you'll find great deals for University faculty and staff. Not only do Penn arts and cultural centers and museums offer free and discounted admission and memberships to faculty and staff. You can also enjoy substantial savings on other goods and services such as new cars from Ford and General Motors, cellular phone service plans, movie tickets, and admission to theme parks.
  • Flexible Work Hours: Flexible work options offer creative approaches for completing work while promoting balance between work and personal commitments. These approaches involve use of non-traditional work hours, locations, and/or job structures.
  • Penn Home Ownership Services: Penn offers a forgivable loan for eligible employees interested in buying a home or currently residing in West Philadelphia, which can be used for closing costs or home improvements.
  • Adoption Assistance: Penn will reimburse eligible employees on qualified expenses in connection with the legal adoption of an eligible child, such as travel or court fees, for up to two adoptions in your household.



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Posted: 6/7/2021
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