Grants Coordinator

Pennsylvania, United States
28 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Org: DE-Dermatology
Posted to the Web: 01/25/2019
Posted Job/Salary Grade: 025
Employment Type: Exempt
Hours: N/A
Position Type: Full Time
Position Schedule: 8:00-5:00
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.


Under limited supervision the position will provide pre and post award financial administration for individual investigators within the Department. Duties include: Prepare and review of proposal budgets; Coordinate other proposal development and renewal activities; Monitor grant expenditures for allow ability in accordance with funding policies; Creation, analysis, and review of monthly reports with faculty; Assist Grant Manager in clinical trial invoicing and maintain accounts receivable for department’s clinical trials; Financial reconciliation of sponsored and departmental accounts on a monthly basis; Provide liaison to ORSS and Research Services as needed. Also responsible for administering clinical trial related petty cash (custodian duties). This position reports to the Grant Manager within the department and has a dotted reporting line to PSOM Office of Research Support Services


An Associate’s Degree or two year college equivalent and 2 years to 3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

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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