Grants Coordinator

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
25 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
25 Nov 2020
Ref
JR00021389
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.

Posted Job Title

Grants Coordinator B

Job Profile Title

Grants Coordinator B

Job Description Summary

Under limited supervision, the Grants Coordinator B will be responsible for the preparation, review and submission of sponsored program proposals for submission to sponsors. Will function as a resource for sponsored program guidelines, policies and procedures.  Will support monthly Principal Investigators budget meetings, start up tracking and wayward journal review. The individual will also assist the Grant Manager in preparing and reconciling monthly BEN/Business Object reports, prepare and enter journal entries and other financial transactions with BEN Financials, Concur and PennWorks. Will provide financial monitoring and reporting for sponsored programs including foundations, federal and other agencies.  Post award duties include award set up and management for financial and regulatory compliance, meeting regularly with investigators for expense reporting and projects, and processing reports and transactions, including subcontract activity from start to close out.

Job Description

Under limited supervision, the Grants Coordinator B will be responsible for the preparation, review and submission of sponsored program proposals thru the internal review process for submission to sponsors, assuring compliance with the department, school and university guidelines. Activities include, but are not limited to preparing pre-award budget/justifications, provide guidance on policies and procedures related to sponsored programs; resolution of related issues. Act as liaison between the faculty, administrative staff and various internal and external contacts including PSOM, NIH and private foundations. Prepare reports for investigators to apprise them of their funding status. Develop specialized monthly reports to monitor and analyze budget performance. Reconcile monthly BEN reports, prepare and enter manual journals and budget journals as needed; ; resolve wayward transactions. Assist with annual budget preparation process. Reports to Director of Fiscal Operations.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree with 2-3 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required

Working Conditions

Office, library, computer room

Physical Effort

Typically sitting at a desk or table

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

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.

Special Requirements 

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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