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Grant Administrator and Editorial Assistant

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 11/21/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 01/20/2018
Working Title Grant Administrator and Editorial Assistant
Job Classification Administrator II
Department Name 93600-UPCI Basic Research Administration
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135911
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh’s UPCI Basic Research Administration seeking a Grant Administrator and Editorial Assistant. This position is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day grant editorial administration for all manuscripts, abstracts, and grants/contracts for all faculty in the Cancer Virology Program (CVP). This includes the preparation of grant submissions, proposal writing/editing, preparation of budgets, collection of documents, and the maintaining and tracking of budget process and NIH/NCI process for awards. The incumbent maintains and adheres to IRB, IACUC protocols, and all other annual renewals and regulations. This position also serves as the Coordinator of Faculty Recruitment for the CVP Program.

Education Required Associate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree plus at least 2-3 years of professional-level related experience in an environment as an administrator or assistant is required. The incumbent must possess a high-level of organizational and grant administration support skills. Familiarity with HTTP code is necessary to maintain and update various Cancer Virology Program websites.

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 an associate’s degree or higher 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
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents