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.
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.
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.
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 demonstrated 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 anticipate, develop and administer new procedures, processes and practices to adapt to a changing environment.
Ability to perform routine financial analysis and reporting. Demonstrated 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. Demonstrated strong computer skills, specifically in Excel, in addition to experience with MS Word, database programs, internet browsers, and email software.
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.
Knowledge of accounting principles, business math and bookkeeping for budget planning and analysis, and in reconciling discrepancies.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
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