Research Grants and Contracts (Post-award) Supervisor
University of Pittsburgh
July 13, 2018
The Department of Pediatrics (DOP) is seeking a highly motivated individual to lead a team of research administrators in the post-award field.
DOP is a highly productive academic and clinical department with more than 300 faculty and approximately 400 research staff and students. The Supervisor of Grants and Contracts (Post-award) will be responsible for managing a team of Post-award Administrators who manage all financial activity related to the research program in the DOP.
The incumbent will: - review/approve monthly financial reports, high-cost transactions (purchasing, travel, etc.) within Pitt and UPMC systems - maintain up-to-date knowledge and expertise in relevant agency and industry guidelines/legislation - develop and enforce policies - provide training and supervision for the activities of their team - serve as a resource to administrative, laboratory and clinical staff
This position requires the appropriate application of broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures in the field of accounting, research budgeting and accounting and post-research award administration.
This position is located at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in Lawrenceville. TB test and PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Internal Number: 161819
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Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.
Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.
Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military..., conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.