Job Details

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Position Number: 5405973
  • Location: Aurora, CO
  • Position Type: Business and Financial Management
Open Rank Grants and Contracts Professional (Senior – Program Manager) - 34158 University Staff

Description
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Medicine - Rheumatology

Job Title: Open Rank Grants and Contracts Professional (Senior – Program Manager)

Position #: 00815108 – Requisition #:34158

Job Summary:

The Division of Rheumatology at the University of Colorado is a nationally recognized leader in improving patient outcomes, educating the next generation of rheumatologists, and changing the future of rheumatic and autoimmune disease care through discovery and innovation serving the greater Rocky Mountain region. The national ranking of our program demonstrates our commitment to providing the highest quality of care for patients with rheumatologic diseases. We are educating the next generation of rheumatologists and researchers through our fellowship program and interactions with the internal medicine residency, medical school, and graduate school at CU. Our faculty researchers are leading innovations through discoveries in immunology, computational biology, genetics, epidemiology, and outcomes with the ultimate goal of impacting patient care. This position offers a skilled and dedicated candidate an opportunity to work with our researchers to build, advance and successfully manage their programs of research.

Key Responsibilities

All Levels:
  • Update all faculty sponsor program accounts monthly and conduct update meetings with funded faculty.
  • On behalf of faculty researchers, serves as liaison to outside funding agencies.
  • Ensures all proposed sub-awards, subcontracts, and other forms of sub-agreements for assigned applications are properly documented through authorized parties.
  • Works collaboratively with the PIs, and the Division Administrator to ensure an accurate, current, record keeping of all extramural research activities of faculty.
  • Collaborates with OGC Accounting, subcontractors, and external agencies, regarding paying invoices, requesting no-cost extensions, establishing subcontracts, and assisting with progress reports.
  • Reviews and interprets the sponsor's requirements with faculty to ensure compliance with appropriate Federal, State, Board of Regents, OGC and university policies and regulations.
  • Liaise with faculty and Pre-Award Core as needed on Pre-Award submission process and electronic applications including PDF conversions, bio sketches, enrollment tables, human subjects, and resource information.
  • Ensure all proposed sub-awards, subcontracts, and other forms of sub-agreements for assigned applications are properly documented through authorized parties and manage the disbursement of subcontract funds.
  • Working closely with Division Administrator to assist with routine audits of payroll as well as other laboratory expense transactions for research faculty, fellows, and staff to ensure expenses are properly calculated and encumbered on their appropriate accounts.
  • Monitor and ensure departmental compliance with Federal regulations and the new Uniform Guidance (replacing A­21, A­110, and A­133 OMB circulars) for administrative, accounting, and audit requirements. This includes providing guidance to divisional faculty, administrators, and staff on research related organizational policies and procedures, including effort reporting.
  • Maintain electronic file repository of Divisional grant/award information, and research protocols.
  • Procurement of research-related supplies/equipment or services.

At the Program Manager Level:
  • Provide administrative and strategic guidance of the Division's program of research and serve as advisor to the Division Administrator, the Division Head and the Associate Division Head of Research.
  • Create tracking and projection reports to identify funding cliffs for divisional faculty and research staff.
  • Manage clinical trial funding sources to fund and optimize clinical trial program growth.

Work Location:

Hybrid – this role is eligible for a hybrid schedule of 2-3 days per week on campus and as needed for in-person meetings.

Why Join Us:

Our division's program of research is diverse in its purpose, complexity, and disease areas. Our faculty are innovative, approachable, and collaborative which makes the work we do meaningful and rewarding. Your work with our division, our researchers and their teams help advance science, improve patient care, and educate the next generation of providers and researchers. We are a dedicated team that values the contributions of our employees and strives to achieve a work/life balance.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits-wellness.

Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications

Senior Level:
  • A bachelor's degree in public health, public administration, healthcare, finance, accounting, business administration, business, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.
    • A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.
  • Two (2) years of extensive, diverse, and progressively responsible experience, including direct responsibility in coordination, development, and administration of grants and contracts.

Principal Level:
  • A bachelor's degree in public health, public administration, healthcare, finance, accounting, business administration, business, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.
    • A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.
  • Three (3) years of extensive, diverse, and progressively responsible experience, including direct responsibility in coordination, development, and administration of grants and contracts.

Program Manager:
  • A bachelor's degree in public health, public administration, healthcare, finance, accounting, business administration, business, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.
    • A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.
  • Four (4) years of extensive, diverse, and progressively responsible experience, including direct responsibility in coordination, development, and administration of grants and contracts.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications
  • CRA certification.
  • Experience working in the University of Colorado system or higher education environment.
  • Experience using OnCore to financially manage clinical trials.
  • Five (5) or more years of experience with post-award administration of grants and contracts.
  • Previous experience with project and budget management.
  • Experience with the research grant application and funded-grant processes, which includes knowledge of mechanisms and requirements of various research grant application processes.
  • Demonstrated progressively responsible experience in research administration, forecasting, and financial management and budgeting.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Flexibility, e.g., ability to work with shifting priorities and deadline pressure; ability to work independently and as a team member with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in concert with responsibilities to review and edit grant submissions and write reports summarizing activities.
  • Ability to work with a variety of both internal and external constituents.
  • Ability to multi-task and remain detail oriented.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills to achieve division sponsored project objectives.
  • Knowledge of the regulatory issues associated with the construction and submission of federal and private foundation grants (e.g., HIPAA and human subjects' protection, Office of Grants and Contracts, and university policies and procedures).
  • Proficient to advanced skills with various computer systems and software programs including MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint).

How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):
  1. A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position.
  2. Curriculum vitae / Resume
  3. Three to five professional references, including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address.

Questions should be directed to: Vong Smith, vong.smith@cuanschutz.edu

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by July 31st, 2024.

Anticipated Pay Range:

The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as:

Senior Level: $56,554 – $71,936

Principal Level: $65,037 – $82,727

Program Manager: $67,864 – $86,323

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position may be eligible for overtime compensation, depending on the level.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125

ADA Statement:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at hr.adacoordinator@cuanschutz.edu​.

Background Check Statement:

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Vaccination Statement:

CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other vaccine preventable diseases. If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the occupational health medical surveillance program.
Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Job Category: Research Services

Primary Location: Hybrid Department: U0001 -- Anschutz Med Campus or Denver - 20229 - SOM-MED-RHEUM GENRL OPERATIONS

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jul 9, 2024

Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Vong Smith Posting Contact Email: vong.smith@cuanschutz.edu Position Number: 00815108






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