Grants Coordinator

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
12 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Dec 2018
Ref
40-29975
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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 Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Research Business Office is seeking a Grants Coordinator B. The Grants Coordinator B will independently manage 3-4 PI’s portfolio’s. Duties will include; Prepare and review proposal budgets and assist in other proposal development activities; Monitor grant expenditures for compliance and take or recommend corrective actions ; Assist Director with internal audits of accounts managed by Pathology Research Business Office; Run Monthly reports; Log computer purchases with in department; review of purchase orders and contact vendors to finalize and close PO. This position reports to the Admin and Financial Officer within the department and has a dotted reporting line to the PSOM Office of Research Support Services.

Qualifications    

The minimum of a Bachelors and 2-4 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Pre- and post-award experience is preferred with a strong knowledge of Penn’s financial and research administration accounting systems. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Adobe, and WEBI required. Looking for a candidate with excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. Must be able to work with confidential information and materials and have the ability to balance multiple priorities and tight deadlines while working independently as well as collaboratively and remain flexible.

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.