University of Pennsylvania CONTRACTS ADMIN SR in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 87-29313
Posted Job Title CONTRACTS ADMIN SR
School Name Division of Finance
Org Research Services
Posted to the Web 07/12/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 027
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8-5
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
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.
The Division of Finance is responsible for an array of centralized financial functions of the University. Our various departments are responsible for administrative services that support financial accounting and disbursement activities, research administration, external and internal investments, cash and debt management, risk management and student registration and financial aid. http://www.finance.upenn.edu/default.asp
Provide pre-award and post-award non-financial administration for designated PI/School/Department and Centers. Negotiate terms and conditions of awards. Review terms and conditions of awards to ensure compliance with University policies, federal and other sponsor guidelines. Generate and negotiate subawards (incoming and outgoing) as required, ensuring terms and conditions are compliant with prime award terms and conditions. Manage the review and negotiation of non-monetary agreements such as material transfer agreements, confidentiality agreements, and data use agreements.Reporting directly to the Associate Vice President/Associate Vice Provost for Research, the Research Inventory System (RIS) Administrator is responsible for maintenance of the system including access, troubleshooting, training and testing as required. The RIS administrator also serves as the program manager for projects to revise/enhance RIS.
A Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.Certified Research Administrator certification preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations and expertise in contract negotiations in an academic setting a plus. Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft products.Knowledge of PennERA a plus.
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.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/38475
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