This position is under the general direction of the Sr. Administrator in the Department of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. The position is responsible for leading a team of 20-30 research administration professionals to manage the Department of Medicine's $80 million+ sponsored projects portfolio. The incumbent is responsible for developing strategies and processes to efficiently and effectively manage this large organization in concert with sponsor and institutional policies and laws. In addition, this position is relied upon to evaluate strategies on how to facilitate and propagate information and programs, as well as to provide optimal customer service to assist investigators in submitting grant applications, effort reporting and stewarding grant awards. The position is also responsible for providing training and consultation to investigators and staff on grants management and sponsor regulations. The Director also manages and continually evaluates grant's administration data warehousing and provides reporting to leadership regularly.
Department: 35207L-Med-Research Administration
Hiring Range: $46,644.00 - $76,440.00
Education Required: Baccalaureate
Overall Related Experience Level Required: 6-9 years experience
Additional Education And/or Experience Essential To the Position: Masters degree preferred. Excellent computer skills including database management and spreadsheet manipulation. Demonstrated written and oral presentation communication skills.
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
Pitt... faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.
Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.
Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.