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Research Grants Administrator

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 02/19/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 04/19/2018
Working Title Research Grants Administrator
Job Classification Financial II
Department Name 35209-Med-Pediatrics
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0136175
Hiring Range $26,988.00 - $43,212.00
Position Description

The Research Grants Administrator will be responsible for maintaining and monitoring all financial data related to research accounts in the Department of Pediatrics. Specifically, the following tasks are involved:

- preparing and distributing computer-generated monthly financial status reports that include reconciled actual expenditures and encumbered expenditures for each research grant
- analyzing, presenting, and interpreting this material to the Principal Investigator, Administrative Manager, and Department Administrator
- analyzing budget justification for accuracy and thoroughness
- other post-award activities as assigned

This position requires a well-organized individual who can multi-task and has excellent oral and written communication skills. The incumbent must have a Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance or a related field and 2 years of professional experience in the related field.

This position is located at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in Lawrenceville.

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

Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance or related field.

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

Shift determined by manager.

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. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter