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Manager, Research

**Open Date** 06/05/2018

**Requisition Number** PRN17378B

**Job Title** Manager, Research

**Working Title** Manager, Research

**Job Grade** F

**FLSA Code** Administrative

**Patient Sensitive Job Code?** No

**Standard Hours per Week** 40

**Full Time or Part Time?** Full Time

**Shift** Day

**Work Schedule Summary**

Monday - Friday

**VP Area** U of U Health - Academics

**Department** 00861 - Pediatric Neurology

**Location** Campus

**City** Salt Lake City, UT

**Type of Recruitment** External Posting

**Pay Rate Range** $47,600 - $79,699

**Close Date**

**Open Until Filled** Yes

**Job Summary**

Under minimal supervision, responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling all aspects pertaining to research functions of the Utah Program for Inherited Neuromuscular Disorders' (UPIN) internal and external customer service, staffing and financial management operations. Provides administrative structure and support toUPIN, including human resources, event planning, scheduling support, post-award account management, pre-award grant applications, supervision of study coordinators and work study students, and management of theUPINWebsite. Acts as a catalyst between the department and its customers and staff to ensure continuity and quality of service and care.


oForecast, develop and implement policies and procedures in the areas of customer service, staffing and budgetary goals and objectives that are consistent with University of Utah's policies.

oProvide support on budgetary matters and impact, such as applying for grants, negotiating contracts, managing the post award reconciliation process, and ensuring that budgetary outflows do not exceed inflows. Responsible for forecasting budgets for the fiscal year for multiple projects and developing budgetary goals.

oDetermine feasibility for proposed or incoming contracts, and allocate staff effort across new and existing studies.

oPost-Award account management including account reconciliation, close out, personnel allocations, and month end reporting.

oNegotiate new contracts with sponsor and handle ongoing negotiations throughout the study to ensure proper reimbursement.

oProvide human resources support forUPINstaff. Post new and replacement positions, review & interview applicants, onboard new employees, manage vacation and time-off requests (i.e. Kronos), evaluate staff performance and provide feedback, assist with annual evaluations, and keep employee files up to date.

oFacilitate pre-award grant applications. Prepare budgets, submitDSS, collect necessary documents, and work withOSP.

oProvide scheduling support. Review conflicts, set up meetings, and respond to inquiries.

oManage and supervise research staff and student hires. Ensure competency of staff through training and development. Assign work tasks and ensure that project deadlines are met.

oManage and regularly update theUPINwebsite.

oMaintain records and develop systems to support theUPINprogram.

oPerforms other related duties as needed.

**Minimum Qualifications**

Requires a Bachelor's degree in a related area of assignment or equivalency and 4 - 6 years of progressively more responsible management experience. Background knowledge of assigned department's area of specialization in order to analyze, plan and draw conclusions for recommendations to superiors. Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees and processes in order to effectively monitor and develop subordinates and to ensure the smooth operation of department. Completion of provided supervisory training within one year of employment may be required.

Master's degree in a related area may be preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


oPrior University grant and contract experience.

oKnowledge and experience in the following areas: Human Resources policies and procedures, Grants and Contracts rules and regulations,HIPAAregulations, University purchasing rules and regulations, University travel rules and regulations,USHOPprocedures, accounting standards and regulations.

**Type** Benefited Staff

**Special Instructions Summary**

**Additional 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: ._

_The 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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