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Post-Award Grants Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 12/07/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 02/05/2018
Working Title Post-Award Grants Manager
Job Classification Administrator III
Department Name 22015-Educ-Grants Management
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0010111
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Post-Award Grants Manager. The incumbent will provide leadership and direction for grants funded by federal, state, and private funds in accordance with state and federal regulations for the entire School of Education; oversee the financial administration of funded grants and guarantee financial accountability for grants management; audit individual sponsored projects to ensure the School of Education meets compliance and reporting requirements; perform budget analysis duties for all grants; manage financial accounting systems to track expenditures for all grants; implement and monitor systems of checks and balances; and develop and prepare complex operational and statistical reports for the School and regulatory agencies. The incumbent serves as a SPAR administrator for grants and as a resource to faculty and staff in reference to issues related to grants.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 5-6 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Financial and Accounting experience. Competency with various software packages, mathematics aptitude and communication proficiency. This position requires a high degree of knowledge of a professional level to determine and put into place new or better ways to carry out work, and to determine whether to use existing and accepted practices or develop new ones.

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
  1. Other Document