A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Department of Orthopedic Surgery operates a large and diverse research program, and is currently nationally ranked 9thfor NIH dollars for Orthopaedic Academic Departments. This position will support the continued expansion of the department’s highly productive research program by providing senior research administration services to faculty and trainees. The ideal candidate will work with existing research administrative staff to provide both pre-award and post-award services, and further collaborativeprocess improvement along with future career development.
Partner with faculty and trainees in the development, preparation, and successful submission of grant and contract proposals to a variety of sponsors including the NIH, DoD, foundations, societies, and industry sponsors
Prepare budgets of varying complexity for proposals, contracts, and other agreements
Collaborate with faculty and staff in management and updating of Other Support and Biosketch documents
Assist faculty with submission of progress reports and administrative supplements
Coordinate with collaborating institutions, departments, and internal reviewers to ensure timely submission of proposals to sponsors
Prepare information to fulfill Just-In-Time requests
Participate in university and department-wide research administration workgroups and meetings
Updating financial projections and encumbrances
Reviewing financial transactions; monitoring for appropriateness, allowability, and compliance with grant specification; and providing faculty with monthly reports and grant management mentoring support
Specific duties include setting up new projects, budget (re)allocations, establishing sub- projects; monitoring payroll and expenses, creating and submitting journal entries, running Uniform Guidance expense reports, approving general supply orders, requesting no-cost extensions or special approvals, preparing and reviewing financial reports including financial statement reports and closing out of projects
Processing rebudget, report preparation, and renewals/extension administration
Support physician-investigators who conduct clinical trials initiated by industry, consortia, cooperative groups, or investigators themselves through Clinical Trials Support Units.
Meet with PI to determine budget and billing responsibilities. Provide -guidance to PI regarding accounting and budgeting responsibilities.
Interface as needed with study team and stakeholders (CTSU, Research Pharmacy, MBECT/OnCore, MCRU, Departments, Medical School, ORSP, etc.) regarding study needs and logistics.
Assist with management of core operations including monthly recharges, annual Fin/Op renewals and updates, and providing financial oversight
Bachelor's degree in science, finance, business administration, or related field
Exceptional organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated experience in independent management of deadline-oriented projects
Software proficiency, including Microsoft Office, Excel and Adobe Acrobat
Strong skills in both team-based collaboration and individual work
Senior Level: Five or more years experience in research administration
Intermediate Level: Three or more years experience in research administration
Working knowledge of eResearch, M-Pathways, and other internal UM platforms
Direct research administration experience, especially NIH proposals and awards
Familiarity with multiple sponsor funding guidelines and UM policies and procedures
Demonstrated experience in supporting faculty with research portfolios
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.