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#103829 Fund Manager

Initial Review Date: Mon 3/23/2020

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 02/06/20 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/18/20. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


This position will be based within the Mother-Child-Adolescent HIV Program (MCAP) within the department of Pediatrics. MCAP is supported by Ryan White Part A and Part D funding, NIH Network funding, the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study, the Adolescent Trials Networks, AIDS United and NIH R01 funding, among other sources of funds. This position will serve as the financial administrator of the UCSD MCAP led consortium of 6 sites across the US that focuses on research involving HIV-infected pregnant women, women, children and youth.

Under the general supervision of the Director of Sponsored Projects, the Fund Manager will be responsible for providing comprehensive financial analysis and complex fiscal management in both pre and post-award sponsored projects administration for multiple divisions in the Department of Pediatrics, with approximately $8 million in sponsored project funding sources. Each division's financial management involves multiple PI's and funding sources (federal, state, private grants including contracts, gifts, clinical trials, subawards, fellowships, service agreements, and UC Foundation funds).

The incumbent will work with numerous funding agencies including, but not limited to NIH, DOD, AHA, ADA, CIRM, JDRF, and other various state, county, private and industry sponsors. The incumbent will independently work with multiple international and domestic institutions as well as a variety of central offices such as OCGA, OCTA, HSSPPO, OPAFS, HHR, ARC, IPPS, etc. The incumbent will also serve as the department contact for the assigned Division Chiefs and PIs.

In coordination with the Director of Sponsored Projects, the incumbent will be responsible for establishing new procedures and/or revising existing procedures to meet changing needs and creating a variety of intricate internal reporting systems and tools for forecasting short and long term financial planning, identifying problem areas, formulating creative and alternative solutions and making recommendations for a wide variety of financial and administrative issues.


  • A Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.

  • A minimum of three (3+) or more years of relevant experience.

  • Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.

  • Proven ability to perform complex financial analysis and customized reporting. Ability to manage a high volume of transactions.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles.

  • Proficient competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.

  • Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.

  • Proven ability to analyze complex financial issues, recognize potential impact, identify creative and alternative solutions; implement recommendations. Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills with ability to exercise discretion.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to maintain a professional attitude during interaction and collaboration with a wide range of personalities.


Proven experience with UCSD on-line and web based accounting and personnel systems (IFIS, FinancialLink, PPS, etc.)


Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!


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