This job has expired

Grant Life Cycle Manager

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, CO
Closing date
Jun 22, 2021

View more

Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Sponsored Programs, Grants & Contracts
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Colorado School of Public Health | Grant Life Cycle Manager 

Position: 784910 – Requisition: 21641

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

The Colorado School of Public Health has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Grant Life Cycle Manager position.


Position Information

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The Colorado School of Public Health (ColoradoSPH) is a unique and collaborative graduate school that combines the collective expertise of three Colorado universities: The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (CU Anschutz) in Aurora, Colorado State University (CSU) in Fort Collins, and the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) in Greeley, Colorado. The Colorado School of Public Health is the only accredited school of public health in the Rocky Mountain Region, attracting top tier faculty and students from across the country, and providing a vital contribution towards ensuring our region’s health and wellbeing. The school’s faculty, staff, and students work together to reach underserved populations, share knowledge, and conduct innovative research and community service to actively address public health issues including chronic disease, access to healthcare, environmental threats, emerging infectious diseases, costly injuries, and more.

As the School of Public Health located within the University of Colorado on the Anschutz Medical Campus, we are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence in education and employment, by recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty, and administrative staff. We strive to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication, and understanding; and encourage applications from, racial and ethnic groups, persons with disabilities, and veterans, ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students, and visitors.

The Grant Life Cycle Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of the assigned Department’s support of all research and plays a major role in proactively anticipating related issues/problems, suggesting a range of options with an analysis of advantages and disadvantages, and recommending solutions to CSPH Principal Investigators and Departments. It will work directly with the Faculty and Department Personnel to administer research support activities, research administration and assist in the development of research policy and procedures. It also serves as the primary liaison among CSPH Principal Investigators, the Associate Dean for Research, Office of Grants and Contracts, and various other CSPH administrative personnel as well as UCD organizational units regarding such matters for their assigned departments. 


Examples of Work Performed

This position requires a substantial degree of independent action.  Specific duties include:

    Independently develop and manage new, non-competing grant, no-cost extension requests, carry-over requests and contract applications for department facultyCreate budgets, assist with budget justifications; prepare supporting documentation for grant applications (financial interest disclosures, Bio-sketches, Other Support)Review grant related materials to ensure compliance with university and sponsor requirements; coordinate pre-award grant activities with partner institutions; coordinate pre-award grant activities within UCDIndependently prepare for submission, submit and track grant applications or contracts through OGC to insure that applications are approved and processedPrimary communication liaison between Grants and Contracts, Award Agency and departmental personnel. Problem solve in matters related to grant applications and post-award situationParticipate in strategic planning activities related to the CSPH research enterprise
    Provide/coordinate periodic training to CSPH staff and faculty and offer ongoing consultation in areas specific to research supportAdvise and consult with Principal Investigators and staff regarding federal or institutional changes in research policies and implementation of related proceduresReview and reconcile award notices, work with Principal Investigator in revising the budget as required and coordinate the setup of award in the University systems. Monitor all assigned grants by preparing reports and projections on a recurring basis and reviewing to insure all expenditures are allowableAs needed prepare or verify that OGC has submitted invoices accurately and in a timely mannerAs needed prepare and submit correcting journal entries and budget revisions for assigned grantsAdvise and consult with Principal Investigators regarding matters related to their specific project budgets, ensuring they fully understand the funds available, projections and re-budgeting needs as project scope and timelines change, including changes in personnel  Work closely with Department personnel to ensure that research staff and faculty effort is properly assigned and accounted for in accordance with study, university, and sponsor requirements

Minimum Requirements

    Bachelor's Degree in business administration or accounting management.  Professional level management experience can be substituted on a year for year basis for the degree. Minimum of four years professional level management experience within a complex health-related research setting, with a preference for an environment that receives federal grants and contracts, like that in a Health Sciences Center.Relevant industry experience or coursework includes the fields of business administration, accounting, finance, public health administration, or another related field.
  • Experience in preparing contracts, subcontracts, project agreements, and/or memorandums of understanding.

  • Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis.
Preferred Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in Business, accounting, Public Administration, advanced degree or professional certification in a closely related field.
  • Understanding of contract and administrative laws, including compliance regulations.
  • Experience in pre- and post-award contracts and grant administration within a higher educational environment.

    Ability to plan, organize, implement, and coordinate complex operational activities.
    Extensive experience in human resources and fiscal management.Advanced technical knowledge of business and accounting practices, including knowledge and use of accounting software packages.Knowledge and understanding of procurement procedures; direct experience with University or State procurement procedures preferable.Ability to evaluate, analyze, and interpret financial data, identify potential problems, recommend solutions, and implement preferred courses of action. Ability to understand complex information systems and guide other personnel with regard to their use.  Ability to take responsibility for and rectify financial, procedural compliance or other issues identified by audits and surveys.  Ability to communicate effectively with professional, administrative and other personnel; to effectively present information both orally and in written form in the office setting as well as to those outside the office with whom the CSPH needs to communicate.  Ability to supervise and train personnel performing related duties.
  • Demonstrated ability to self-manage priorities and be proactive in resolving issues.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a high level of tact and diplomacy.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a diverse community and with individuals at all levels of the organization.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $74,000 to $79,000. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


Total Compensation Calculator:

Diversity and Equity:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at [email protected].

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Job Category: Research Services
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jun 9, 2021
Unposting Date: Jun 19, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert