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Financial Research Administrator-Intern

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 10/30/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 12/29/2017
Working Title Financial Research Administrator-Intern
Job Classification Financial I
Department Name 39029-Health Sciences Research Administration
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0128872
Hiring Range $23,868.00 - $37,752.00
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Financial Research Administrator-Intern. This position is an entry-level position that will allow an individual to gain baseline core competencies essential to the daily functions of a financial research administrator. Responsibilities will include activities involving an understanding of general terminology, cost accounting concepts, post-award management, pre-award administration, and budget preparation.

The provisional period of this position will allow the employee to review and gain an understanding of University, federal, and sponsor baseline information, guidelines and processes, as well as the completion of University training in various professional development activities. A detailed curriculum will be followed to allow the individual to gain personal experience in a structured and supportive environment.

The incumbent will be responsible for the direct management of all pre-award and post-award activities of the international awards maintained by the SVCHS Research Administration Office. In addition, this individual will provide support to other areas within the health sciences as needs arise.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required Less than 1 year experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

A degree in communication, accounting, or a finance-related field with accounting credits is desirable, however not required.

Required Licenses/Certifications


Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents