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Grants Manager B (Department of Radiation Oncology)

University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Dec 1, 2023

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Grants Manager B (Department of Radiation Oncology)

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. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America's Best Large Employers in 2023.

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 Manager B (Department of Radiation Oncology)

Job Profile Title
Grants Manager B

Job Description Summary
The Grants Manager B will Provide pre- and post- award research and financial administration support for individual investigators within the Radiation Oncology Department. Prepare proposal budgets, monitor grant expenditures for compliance, monitor financial activities, financial planning for individual faculty portfolios, serve as a liaison to the School of Medicine's Research Support Services and to the University's Office of Research Services, and serve as a trainer in research administration. Independently prepare and produce specialized financial reports for the PI. Complete effort reports and serve as a resource for the Faculty related to the NIH FCOI process. Prepare annual sponsored programs budget and quarterly variance analyses for respective portfolio.

Job Description

Job Responsibilities
  • Independently manage and provide pre-award support for 13 faculty with the annual proposal applications. Prepare, review and submit proposal budgets for diverse sponsor portfolio and assist in other proposal development activities. Advise investigators regarding actions needed to bring proposals into compliance.
  • Responsible for the overall financial management of the Grant portfolio and other financial matters of the department. Provide post-award financial administration support for individual investigators for managing $12M grant portfolio which include multi-center grants, clinical trials and sub contracts. Monitor grant expenditures for compliance and take or recommend corrective actions as needed. Works very closely with payroll coordinator and purchasing and accounts payable coordinator to ensure appropriate expenses are being allocated to appropriate grant funds.
  • Develop tools and reports for faculty and advise them on monitoring and maintaining their overall research portfolio including internal pilot awards, ACC awards, gifts, and endowments. Understand the lab in order to be a valued partner to the faculty member
  • Independently develop, produce and communicate specialized research related financial reports, financial planning for investigators. Meet monthly to review their funds and total research portfolio.
  • Make recommendations on how to ensure compliance with effort reports. Monitor effort and oversee the completion of effort reports and serve as a resource for the faculty related to the NIH FCOI process and HIPAA compliance.
  • Liaison to the University's Office of Research Services and the School of Medicine's Office of Research Support Services.
  • Assist Admin and Financial Officer with sponsored programs and annual budget submissions.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

  • Bachelor's Degree with 5-7 years of grant and contract administration/accounting/ business administration experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel and Business Objects.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience in University financial and research administration accounting systems preferred.

Hybrid eligible upon successful completion of introductory period.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$61,046.00 - $85,000.00 Annual Rate
Salary offers are made based on the candidate's qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, as well as internal and market factors and grade profile.

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.

University Benefits
  • Health, Life, and Flexible Spending Accounts: Penn offers comprehensive medical, prescription, behavioral health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits to protect you and your family's health and welfare. You can also use flexible spending accounts to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.
  • Tuition: Take advantage of Penn's exceptional tuition benefits. You, your spouse, and your dependent children can get tuition assistance here at Penn. Your dependent children are also eligible for tuition assistance at other institutions.
  • Retirement: Penn offers generous retirement plans to help you save for your future. Penn's Basic, Matching, and Supplemental retirement plans allow you to save for retirement on a pre-tax or Roth basis. Choose from a wide variety of investment options through TIAA and Vanguard.
  • Time Away from Work: Penn provides you with a substantial amount of time away from work during the course of the year. This allows you to relax, take vacations, attend to personal affairs, recover from illness or injury, spend time with family—whatever your personal needs may be.
  • Long-Term Care Insurance: In partnership with Genworth Financial, Penn offers faculty and staff (and your eligible family members) long-term care insurance to help you cover some of the costs of long-term care services received at home, in the community or in a nursing facility. If you apply when you're newly hired, you won't have to provide proof of good health or be subject to underwriting requirements. Eligible family members must always provide proof of good health and are subject to underwriting.
  • Wellness and Work-life Resources: Penn is committed to supporting our faculty and staff as they balance the competing demands of work and personal life. That's why we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to help you care for your health, your family, and your work-life balance.
  • Professional and Personal Development: Penn provides an array of resources to help you advance yourself personally and professionally.
  • University Resources: As a member of the Penn community, you have access to a wide range of University resources as well as cultural and recreational activities. Take advantage of the University's libraries and athletic facilities, or visit our arboretum and art galleries. There's always something going on at Penn, whether it's a new exhibit at the Penn Museum, the latest music or theater presentation at the Annenberg Center, or the Penn Relays at Franklin Field to name just a few examples. As a member of the Penn community, you're right in the middle of the excitement—and you and your family can enjoy many of these activities for free.
  • Discounts and Special Services: From arts and entertainment to transportation and mortgages, you'll find great deals for University faculty and staff. Not only do Penn arts and cultural centers and museums offer free and discounted admission and memberships to faculty and staff. You can also enjoy substantial savings on other goods and services such as new cars from Ford and General Motors, cellular phone service plans, movie tickets, and admission to theme parks.
  • Flexible Work Hours: Flexible work options offer creative approaches for completing work while promoting balance between work and personal commitments. These approaches involve use of non-traditional work hours, locations, and/or job structures.
  • Penn Home Ownership Services: Penn offers a forgivable loan for eligible employees interested in buying a home or currently residing in West Philadelphia, which can be used for closing costs or home improvements.
  • Adoption Assistance: Penn will reimburse eligible employees on qualified expenses in connection with the legal adoption of an eligible child, such as travel or court fees, for up to two adoptions in your household.

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