Post Award Administrator (Hybrid/Remote) at University of Pittsburgh

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Med-Medicine - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (23000576)

The University of Pittsburgh's department of Medicine-Research Administration is seeking a qualified Post Award Administrator. The position is accountable for post-award functions, both operational and financial. Will provide advanced-level support for the financial activities of a large academic department. The position requires the application of a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures in research accounting, post-award administration, and budgeting. The individual in this position works with department leadership in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and methods to handle unusual or complex situations. This senior position will be responsible for financial oversight and execution of post-award activities in the research office of an academic and clinical department with over 80M in total grant funding. The incumbent will provide appropriate training of project staff in the management of research funds/accounting. The incumbent will serve as a primary contact for many post-award activities and will direct and oversee the posting and reconcile expenditures as well as monthly expenditure reports on the research accounting activity. Will forecast budget scenarios, clear overdrafts, and participate in other special projects as requested. Will work independently with department investigators and staff to interpret funding guidelines, reports, rules, and regulations. Will participate in the development of departmental budget, and be responsible for monitoring and addressing variances. Prior University experience in the management of research funds is required.

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related discipline with three to five years of experience. Prior experience in the management of research funds preferred. Supervisory experience and/or demonstrated experience functioning in a lead capacity with oversight responsibilities highly preferred. Proficiency in PC-based software products and automated accounting systems essential. Demonstrated written and oral communication skills essential. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted.

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit to learn more about this requirement.

Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Financial.III
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Work Schedule Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Work Arrangement Hybrid: Combination of On-Campus and Remote work as determined by the department.
Hiring Range $40,092.00 - $65,676.00
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances Not Applicable
Required Documents Resume
Optional Documents Cover Letter


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