Grants Coordinator

Pennsylvania, United States
24 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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.

Provide pre and post award research and financial administration support for individual investigators within the department of Radiology and Labs. Prepare and review proposal budgets and assist in other proposal development activities. Monitor grant expenditure for compliance and take or recommend corrective actions as needed. Maintain a set group of faculty and manage their overall research portfolio. Maintain and monitor financial activities related to grants from submission to closeout. Prepare and review proposal budgets, monitor grant expenditure billings for compliance. Provide liaison to the University’s Office of Research Services for the Department’s grants.

This position reports to the senior administrator within the department and has a dotted reporting line to the PSOM Office of Research Support Services.

A Bachelor’s degree and 3 to 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Strong proficiency in spreadsheet and word processing; experience in university financial and research administration accounting systems preferred. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills; team oriented.

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.