University of Pennsylvania GRANTS MANAGER A/B in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-30209

Posted Job Title GRANTS MANAGER A/B

School Name Perelman School of Medicine

Org NE-Neurology

Posted to the Web 10/22/2018

Posted Job/Salary Grade 027/028

Employment Type Exempt

Hours N/A

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule 8:00 - 5:00 pm

Months 12

Position Length Ongoing

Position End Date

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.

School/Center Overview

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. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

Duties

The Grants Manager in the Department of Neurology will provide pre-and post-award research and financial administration support for individual investigators within department. Responsibilities include proposal preparation, budget development, subcontract setup and monitoring, transaction approval and monitoring, reporting, and business services for research investigators. Function as resource for sponsored program guidelines, policies and procedures. Act as liaison with School of Medicine administration, Research Services and Penn Center for Innovation. Reports to the Administration and Financial Officer within department and has a dotted reporting line to the PSOM Office of Research Support Services.In addition to the above the Grants Manager B will have independent responsibility for T32, U01, P30 grants and will negotiate budgets with pharmaceutical companies and industry.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or other business field and 3 to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience in general accounting practices is required. Strong excel skills are required. Experience with PennERA, BEN Financials, Pennworks, Business Objects, and University guidelines/policy is strongly preferred. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills are required. Ability to work independently, under pressure of deadlines, and ability to demonstrate attention to detail and a proactive work style are required.Grants Manager B will have a minimum of 5 years of progressive experience working with sponsored research including NIH grants and pharmaceutical clinical trials as well as the above qualifications.

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

Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/40896

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

  • Jobs@Penn

  • Contacted by a Penn Recruiter

  • Referred by a Penn Employee

  • Referred by a friend or family member

  • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)

  • Inside Higher Ed

  • Indeed.com

  • Other Internet Advertisement

  • Linkedin

  • Twitter

  • Other Social Media Site

  • Professional Affiliation/Trade Website

  • Diversity Association/Publication Website

  • Heard about it at a conference or career fair

  • Apple One

  • Recruitment and/or staffing agency


  • What is your highest level of education completed?

  • Less than high school education

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Vocational or Technical School

  • Associate's Degree or Two Year College

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Master's Degree

  • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree


  • How many years of experience do you have related to this position?

  • 0 to 1 Year

  • 1 to 2 Years

  • 2 to 3 Years

  • 3 to 5 Years

  • 5 to 7 Years

  • 7 to 10 Years

  • Over 10 Years


  • Do you have a minimum of three years experience in pre- or post-award grants management?

  • Yes

  • No


  • Do you have experience with the clinical trial finances?

  • Yes

  • No


  • Do you have independent experience working with R25, T32, U01 with multiple subcontracts to external institutions in the United States and other foreign countries?

  • Yes

  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter