Grants Manager A

Pennsylvania, United States
25 Oct 2018
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25 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

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.

Under limited direction, provide pre and post award research and financial administration support for individual investigators within the department of Neurology. Prepare proposal, budgets, monitor grant expenditures, and produce financial reports to ensure compliance. Recommend corrective actions as needed. Maintain and monitor financial activities related to grants from faculty and manage their overall research portfolio. Act as a liaison to PSOM Research Services and University ORSS. Reports to the senior administrator within the department/center and has a dotted reporting line to PSOM Office of Research Support Services.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent field and 3 to 5 years of experience in grant and contract/research administration or accounting/business administration experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, communication skills, ability to work independently and multi-task. Business Objects knowledge and proficiency in spreadsheet applications preferred.

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.