| || 46383BR |
| || Research Administration Manager |
| || 6207 Research Administrator IV |
| || 550 16th St. - Mission Hall - Mission Bay |
| || Medicine – Prevention Science |
| || Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm |
| || Days |
| || 8 Hours |
| || JOB OVERVIEW
Reporting directly to the Division Manager, the Research Administration Manager (RAM) serves as the faculty's single point of contact for post-award research/financial administration and ensures faculty are provided with quality, efficient, responsive, and responsible post- award research administration services. The RAM conducts the entire scope of post-award management services for a variety of award mechanisms, including government and private grants, and contracts.
The RAM plays a significant, proactive, and creative role to facilitate and expedite the integration, communication, and coordination of all information and activities related to research administration; is responsible for the post-award management of research projects; prepares monthly financial reports; forecasts funding needs; develops contracts/subcontracts; performs online journals and payroll transfers; advises on research and accounting policies, audit compliance, and University guidelines; adheres to grant and UCSF policies. The RAM is responsible for monitoring the award budget, revenue and cost allocation by working with the various in-house applications including, but not limited to, Research Administration System (RAS), BearBuy, MyReports, ERS, and other Financial Reporting tools; analytical judgment to adhere to sound internal controls and comply with SAS 115 and compliance guidelines established by the University and sponsors requirements.
The RAM must possess good working knowledge of federal requirements and guidelines in extramural fund management, effort reporting and salary cap; excellent interpersonal skills to interact effectively and diplomatically with faculty, fellows, cross-functional managers, administrators and staff; well-developed communication skills both verbally as well as written communication; act as the primary contact for correspondence between the Principal Investigator (PI) and the funding agency; be self-directed and have the ability to follow through on assignments with accuracy and minimal direction. They RAM is responsible for providing direct supervision and professional development to two full-time Research Financial Analysts (RFA) and one full-time Financial Services Analyst.
The Division of Prevention Science (DPS) is based at the Mission Bay campus at 550 16th Street. The Division was established within the Department of Medicine in 1991 and is the administrative home of the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS) and the Prevention Research Center (PRC). The Division’s research funding portfolio includes 67 individual research grants from the NIH, CDC, HRSA, CHRP, and other programs. The Division currently subcontracts out to 43 international and domestic subcontractors. The Division’s research focus is risk behavior and reduction; epidemiology of the virus; evaluation of HIV testing procedures, demographic variables and sexual self-identification; and training for providers who care for HIV AIDS patients. The Division is comprised of approximately 45 academics (faculty, specialists, and fellows) and 55 staff.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
| || • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training
• 5-10 years of Research Administration and Post Award Management experience
• Extensive knowledge of program administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment
• Demonstrated advanced knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles
• Demonstrated advanced competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports
• Maintains knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply sponsor, institutional and departmental policies. Knowledge of current compliance regulations in all areas of research administration
• Ability to manage high volume and complex transactions
• Ability to perform highly complex financial analysis and customized reporting
• Ability to interpret policy for others
• Independent judgment and strong organization and communication skills and customer service focus
Note: Fingerprinting and background check required.
| || • Experience with all types of award mechanisms, including grants, contracts, subcontracts, cooperative agreements
• Full knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation, Code of Federal Regulations, sponsor-specific policies, intellectual property policy, conflict of interest requirements, publication rights, application of indirect cost rates and other complex concepts in research administration
• UCSF experience
| || n/a |
| || Full Time |
| || 100% |
| || The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. |