Grants Manager A

Location
Pennsylvania (US)
Posted
13 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
12 Aug 2019
Ref
40-32271
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

Performs pre-award and/or post award activities for the Department of Neurosurgery. Pre-award activities include assisting departmental faculty/PI in the development, preparation, and submission of grant and contract proposals. Ensure all applications meet agency and university guidelines and published time tables and deadlines. Ensure proposals are entered and routed in a timely manner for further review.
Post-award activities include detailed reconciliation of assigned project budgets, preparing complex budget reports/analysis, preparing adjustments and corrections.
This position is responsible for managing an assigned portfolio of complex grants and contracts using knowledge of grant and contract management rules and regulations, technical expertise, and analytical skills. The Grants Manager A position reports to the Administrative and Finance Manager, and has a dotted reporting line to the PSOM Office of Research Support Services.

A Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proficiency with Microsoft Excel and the ability to work autonomously and under pressure of deadlines are required. Experience with NIH and other federal granting agencies and familiarity with UPENN sponsored research policies and related financial systems is 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.