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GRANTS MANAGER A/B--MEDICAL ETHICS

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-27346
Posted Job Title GRANTS MANAGER A/B--MEDICAL ETHICS
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org ME-Medical Ethics
Posted to the Web 11/10/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 027/028
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8:30-5:00
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. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

Duties

The Grants Manager for the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy provides research administration and financial management support to Department investigators. This includes managing proposal development, budget development and related pre-award activities for a diverse sponsor portfolio;(both domestic and foreign). Managing post award activities includes account setup, monitoring and review of all sponsored projects expenditures- including fund projections, and recommending/implementing corrective actions as needed to ensure timely and accurate grant closeouts. The Grants Manager will monitor and enforce compliance with sponsor guidelines, OMB Uniform Guidance, and school and university policies, and meet with principal investigators to discuss and advise them on financial issues related to their portfolios.

Grants Manager B: The Grants Manager B will work more independently and actively participate in specific projects, including the annual PSOM budget submission. The Grants Manager B will work on the more complicated grants including training grants and program projects with multiple sub-contracts. Moreover, it is expected that the Grants Manager B candidate will have greater grants management experience than the Grants Manager A candidate, such that they can make greater contributions, including engaging in financial analysis. The Grants Manager B also will provide leadership, supervision, training and professional development support for one direct report. It is also expected that the Grants Manager B will assume supervisory responsibilities for the Grants Coordinator.

The Grants Manager reports to the Manager, Admin & Finance for MEHP; will have an indirect reporting relationship on an as needed basis with the Director of Fiscal Operations for MEHP; and also will have a dotted reporting relationship to the PSOM Office of Research Support Services.

Qualifications

Grants Manager A:
Bachelor’s degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. Experience with NIH and other federal granting agencies is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Adobe, and Business Objects. Excellent critical thinking, analytical, verbal and written communication is required. Working knowledge of Uniform Guidance is required. Ability to apply solid organizational and time management skills to a very deadline driven environment. Demonstrated competency in the ability to multi-task in a competing priority work load is required. Familiarity with UPENN sponsored research policies and related financial system is preferred.

Grants Manager B:
Same as Grants Manager A with five to seven years of grant and contract administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree preferred.

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
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/32728

Posting Supplemental Questions

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  2. * What is your highest level of education completed?
    • Less than high school education
    • High School Diploma or GED
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    • Bachelor's Degree
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    • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree
  3. * How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
    • 0 to 1 Year
    • 1 to 2 Years
    • 2 to 3 Years
    • 3 to 5 Years
    • 5 to 7 Years
    • 7 to 10 Years
    • Over 10 Years

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter