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#108472 Research Administrator 1

Extended Review Date: Mon 5/10/2021

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 03/23/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 04/01/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

The Department of Medicine (DoM) is the largest department within the UCSD School of Medicine (SoM) and is responsible for fulfilling its teaching, research, and clinical missions. DoM employees approximately 500 salaried faculty, nearly 200 academic appointees, and more than 300 residents, fellows, and postdocs, supported by almost 1,000 staff members. The Sponsored Projects Office (SPO) functions within DoM Administration and interfaces with data and individuals throughout the department, SoM, campus, and Health System regarding financial and operational matters.

Develops and/or oversees research proposals, awards and/or transactions related to contract and grant management and maintains contract and grant records in compliance with institutional and research sponsor policies. Follows institutional procedures and practices when analyzing or reviewing financial information or reports.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

  • Ability to learn and develop understanding of applicable federal, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.

  • Ability to learn and develop understanding of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.

  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a busy, high-volume, and deadline driven work environment that requires coordination of multiple activities and the judgment and flexibility to reprioritize to accommodate emergency requests. Detail oriented.

  • Excellent time management and strong organizational and multi-tasking skills. Ability to establish priorities, meet multiple and frequently changing deadline with flexibility, process a high volume of work while under pressure, and maintain a high level of accuracy.

  • Proven ability to perform routine financial analysis and reporting. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to analyze situations, identify existing or potential problems, recommend solutions, determine and implement procedures to accomplish effective resolution.

  • Proficiency working with computer and information management systems. Strong computer skills, specifically in Excel, in addition to experience with MS Word, database programs, internet browsers, and email software.

  • Strong organization and communication skills and customer service focus. Excellent verbal, written, and electronic communication skills that facilitate professional, effective, and courteous interaction with a diverse population. Ability to maintain confidentiality, as required.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy and flexibility. Ability to work independently and/or in a team framework in conjunction with Principles of Community. Ability to work effectively with a diverse population, including faculty, staff, students and the business community.

  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, business math and bookkeeping for budget planning and analysis, and in reconciling discrepancies.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • 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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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

UC San Diego School of Medicine
Payroll Title:
RSCH ADM 1
Department:
MEDICINE/Administration
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
8 hrs/day

 

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.