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Requisition Number: PRN16027BFLSA Code: ExecutivePatient Sensitive Job Code?NoStandard Hours per Week: 40 hoursFull Time or Part Time?: Full TimeShift: DayWork Schedule Summary M-F, 8-5pm. VP Area: PresidentDepartment: 01214 - HCI Research Admin DeptLocation: CampusCity: Salt Lake City, UTPay Rate Range: 60700 to 115300Open Until Filled: YesJob Summary This position oversees the day-to-day activities of HCI Grants and Contracts Officers and laboratory administrative support team. Assists the Director of Research Administration in developing and implementing policies and programs for the HCI Research Administration office in relation to research and administrative support functions. Participates in setting department goals. Ensures continuity and quality customer service between faculty, University departments, and community. ResponsibilitiesEssential Functions Responsible for smooth, efficient operation of HCI's Research Administration Office and investigator support staff, which includes 6-7 Grants and Contracts Officers, 12-14 Administrative Assistants, and the CCSG Associate Administrator. Oversees management of all HCI grants and contracts, including pre- and post-award activities, collaborating with HCI investigators and staff on proposal development and management of proposals funded. Provides expertise and guidance regarding the submission of grant and contract proposals to principal investigators, departmental administrators and other support staff; determines proposals' adherence to funding agency and University of Utah and HCI policies, guidelines and procedures. Maintains a current knowledge of expanding and changing federal, state, and University legal requirements governing externally funded grants and contracts. Monitors funded projects to ensure their conduct complies with funding agency and local requirements, including those pertaining to human subject and animal research, cost accounting regulations, and best practice recommendations. Responsible for ensuring administrative data pertaining to the Cancer Center Support Grant is accurate and maintained in appropriate databases as follows: publications, grant funding, pilot projects, biosketches, trainee information, etc. Provides reports to the National Cancer Institute annually and to HCI senior management upon request. Responsible to ensure databases are maintained and updated. Oversees training and development of staff. Assists Director of Research Administration with department budgets, estimates budgetary requirements for special projects and oversees purchases and equipment inventory. Implements and administers new and existing department programs and services to internal and external customers. Evaluates program effectiveness. May carry out and implement logistic plans and procedures to ensure that internal university and external entities' needs are met. Participates in the development and interpretation of department policies to ensure compliance with the University's policies and regulatory requirements. May authorize exceptions to department policy and procedures related to assigned departments. Ensures compliance with Federal and state regulations. Establishes internal objectives and implements procedures to meet goals. Assists in setting department short- and long-term goals. Oversees department human resources management including recruitment, performance evaluations, and retention of staff. Ensures customer satisfaction by analyzing customer complaints, concerns, and suggestions. Provides appropriate follow through to ensure quality customer service. Facilitates cooperative and collaborative relationships with the community and other institutions. Serves as part of the Research Administration management team. Problem SolvingThe problems and solutions encountered by this position vary depending on the area and structure of the department. This position frequently addresses problematic situations and often acts a mediator or a negotiator. A major task for this position is to understand the needs of the customers and determine what products and services should be provided to meet those needs. This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration, a related area, or equivalency required; plus six years of progressively more responsible management experience; and demonstrated leadership, human relations and effective communication skills also required. Master's degree in Business Administration or related area preferred. Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description. Preferences Successful applicants have at least six years' experience working with grants funded via the National Institutes of Health and other federal funding agencies; strong knowledge of federal funding rules and regulations; expertise in Excel and in-depth understanding of databases. The ideal candidate is someone who intends to stay with HCI for at least five years. Type: Benefited StaffAdditional Information The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran's status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University's Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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