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Research Administrator III at University of California - San Francisco

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Type: Full Time
Location: San Francisco, California

Job Description:

The Research Administrator position is in the Department Radiology u0026 Biomedical Imaging. The individual is responsible for complex analysis and coordination of the financial aspects of grants management for Principal Investigators (PIs) supported by the Department. Key aspects of the position include interfacing with the Departmental Business Office, UCSF Office of Research, UCSF Controller s Office (Contracts u0026 Grants Accounting), UCSF Development Office and extramural and intramural sponsors. The Research Administrator must be able to coordinate between multiple sites, institutions and investigators, and navigate complex funding agency guidelines. Skillful execution of a wide range of independent responsibilities, providing high-level post-award support, prioritizing and managing all aspects of the workflow are all key elements of this position.

The Research Administrator s role is to ensure that the awards of his/her assigned PIs are managed rigorously according to sponsor, UC and departmental requirements and following planning, budgeting and spending practices that are efficient and minimize audit risk. The individual serves as the departmental representative supporting his/her assigned PIs and must show considerable independence in planning, budgeting, tracking down information and keeping detailed records of all financial transactions. While this individual works closely and in concert with departmental faculty and staff, s/he functions as the department s representative to the assigned PIs and reports to the Research Administrator Team Lead located at China Basin.

The Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at UCSF is one of the largest departments in the School of Medicine. The Department of Radiology provides service for UCSF s four integrated facilities: Moffitt/Long Hospitals, San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH), Veteran s Administration Medical Center, Mt. Zion Hospital, China Basin, and the Mission Bay Hospital. The department has 32 sections and research units, and has over 200 salaried faculty and non-faculty academics. There are also approximately 300 WOS clinical faculty.

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.\\",\\"

Required Qualifications: BA/BS degree with a major in business or related field and at least three years of experience in research administration and/or operational analysis; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment
Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles
Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports
Maintains current knowledge of compliance regulations in all areas of research administration
Ability to manage significant volume of transactions
Ability to perform complex financial analysis and customized reporting
Independent judgment and strong organization and communication skills and customer service focus across broad and diverse subject areas

Preferred Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of applicable compliance requirements related to use of human or animal subjects in research, financial conflict of interest, biosafety, etc.

License/Certification: n/a

Equal Employment Opportunity: 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.