Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-28148
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org DM-Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care
Posted to the Web 03/08/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 029
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8-5
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.


The Administrative and Financial Officer (AFO) will serve as the Research Operations Manager for the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care. Responsibilities include oversight and management of all university administrative and financial activities of the Division. This includes responsibility for establishing and monitoring university administrative policy and infrastructure; overseeing human resource functions, including managing salaries for all University personnel within the Division; providing leadership, professional development, and supervision to all staff, including training, mentorship and compliance oversight of research including a center and institute. The position is responsible for all university budgets and financial transactions processed within the Division. This person will have full responsibility for the administration of research-related funds, gift and endowment funds, ADF and operating funds within PACC.

  • The minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field and 5 to 7 years of experience in similar field or an equivalent combination of education and experience, required. Experience in academic medicine grants management and business operations strongly preferred.
    * Extensive skills in financial analysis and budgetary management.
    * Previous experience supervising staff.
    * Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    * Strong interpersonal skills.
    * Ability to develop and maintain internal and external relationships regarding fiscal policy, budgets, funding, contracts, research operations and administration.
    * Ability to work among a team of High level scientists and physicians while facilitating effective communication between staff and faculty.
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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