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This position can be fully remote, in-person, or a hybrid (remote and in-person). The on-site location is 9500 Gilman Drive, San Diego, CA 92161.
The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science is dedicated to health and social equity and has over 80 primary salaried faculty, 25 secondary faculty, 200+ staff and academic personnel, 225 postgraduate students, and 600 undergraduate majors. The School includes activities in the Public Health disciplines of Behavioral Medicine, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Global Health, Health Policy, Health Equity, Public Mental Health, and Environmental and Climate Health. The School has two PhD programs (Public Health and Biostatistics), a Master of Public Health professional degree program, an MS in Biostatistics, a BS in Public Health (BSPH, the only Health Sciences undergraduate program), an MAS in Leadership of Healthcare Organizations run in conjunction with UCSD Extension, and a Preventive Medicine residency program.
The School has strong collaborative research programs facilitated by Research Centers of Excellence focused on Wireless and Population Health Systems, Health Promotion and Equity, Women's Health, and Tobacco Control, and has extensive collaborations with the School of Medicine, Jacobs School of Engineering, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Moores Cancer Center, Qualcomm Institute, ACTRI, HDSI, Design Lab, Skaggs School of Pharmacy, and with other partners across UC San Diego. Partnerships with the community and health agencies are fundamental to the School. The School houses five recharge cores providing services to UCSD and external customers, and the School's faculty and academics hold ~$125M total awarded grants and contracts.
Under the general supervision of the School's Fiscal Operations Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for strategic fiscal planning, analysis, budgeting and management for complex research grants and contracts, self-supporting activities, educational programs, gift, and other funds for the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health. This position provides high level analysis and pre and post award fiscal management for a full range of fund sources to include federal, state / county, non-profit, foundation, gift, for-profit, clinical, university funds, etc. across a diverse portfolio that includes grants, contracts, clinical trials, endowments, and other revenues. The incumbent works with Principal Investigators (PIs) and Program Directors (PDs) with multiple fund sources and more complex awards to coordinate research/project/program funding and balance available resources. Collaborates with the PI/PD in order to meet all programmatic and staffing commitments.
The incumbent independently resolves variances, identifies problems, formulates solutions and/or makes recommendations in accordance with School, university, and agency regulations. They work closely with the PI and/or PI designee on all funding issues and serve as a resource for PIs and program staff on agency and university regulations and guidelines. Incumbent provides consultative services to School administrators, faculty, and non-faculty academics. The incumbent may also be engaged in the negotiation and management of service agreements, clinical trials, or other contracts. They serve as a liaison with the Office of Contracts & Grants Administration (OCGA), Office of Sponsored Projects Finance (SPF), Health Sciences Sponsored Project Pre Award Office (HS SPPO), funding agencies, and other partners. The incumbent also contributes to training or mentoring to School employees working with various sources of funding, including pre- and post-award management, project reporting, and close-outs. Supports effort reporting compliance and Departmental Security Administrator (DSA) functions.
Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced research administrator to independently develop and / or oversee research proposals, awards and / or transactions related to contract and grant management and maintains contract and grant records in compliance with institutional research sponsor policies. Works on proposals and awards of diverse scope where analysis of data requires thorough understanding of complex regulations. Completes and approves transactions for signature by manager or other authorized institutional official. Works on complex proposals and awards that may involve multiple investigators and / or multiple sub awards. Guides less experien
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