University of Pennsylvania MANAGER OF ADMIN & FINANCE NEPHROLOGY in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-29509


School Name Perelman School of Medicine

Org DM-Department of Medicine

Posted to the Web 08/07/2018

Posted Job/Salary Grade 028

Employment Type Exempt

Hours N/A

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule 8am-5pm

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.


The Manager of Administration and Finance (MAF) will oversee the non-clinical administrative and financial activities of the Division of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine including $10M annual budget in grants, gifts and endowments. The MAF will provide high level review of all Nephrology research funding on a monthly basis, provide financial oversight and planning which includes the annual budget process, monitoring, managing, reporting and projecting expenses during the year and taking the lead to prevent or solve financial issues as they arise. The candidate will direct and manage all business processes for faculty and personnel including managing salaries; purchasing; budget administration; pre and post award grant administration, including day-to-day business operations. This position will provide leadership, professional development and supervision to grants manager, grants coordinator and other business office staff. The MAF will strategize with faculty and fellows on financial management of their research portfolios; suggest funding opportunities, advise on potential funding issues; will work on the more complicated grants including training grants and program project with multiple sub-contracts. Ongoing responsibilities include (1) oversee the development and administration of grants and operational budgets and manage post award activities including account setup, monitor and review of all sponsored projects expenditures including fund projections; (2) monitor and enforce compliance with sponsor guidelines and OMB Uniform Guidance; (3) maintain salary grids to ensure faculty and staff are paid correctly; (4) review and pre-certify all effort reports of faculty and staff. Administrative oversight of human resource functions, payroll and procurement approvals. Additional duties can also include provision of business services: computing services; facilities management; recruitment; interfacing with a large number of collaborators in the US and globally, and overseeing material transfers, IRB, and IACUC submissions.The MAF will report to the Director of Division Administration for Nephrology and have an indirect reporting relationship the Chief Research Administrator for the Department of Medicine.


A Bachelor’s degree and 5 to 7 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required; Master’s Degree preferred.

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.

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