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Job ID: 7036
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Faculty Physicians
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job
Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.
The Department of Pediatrics is seeking an experienced clinical Research Administrator for the Department’s centralized administrative core. Position will be responsible for pre and post-award administration of a large and complex portfolio of clinical Research awards. Specific knowledge of UNC financial systems and clinical Research Administration policies and procedures is highly desired.
Pre-award activities include compiling and submitting clinical research proposals on behalf of faculty, ensuring agency/foundation rules are followed in the preparation of grants; troubleshooting issues with grant filings and determining modifications; and overseeing budget development. This position will also negotiate clinical trial budgets.
Post-award activities include detailed reconciliation of assigned project budgets, preparing adjustments and corrections to project budgets in order to meet project goals and sponsor requirements, oversight of project spending, personnel effort management, and creating faculty budget reports.
This position requires a background in finance with an ability to manage competing priorities and projects. Selected candidate must be organized, detail-oriented, able to meet and prioritize multiple deadlines, have strong analytical skills and be able to work independently with limited guidance.
The candidate should also possess superior written and oral communication and strong interpersonal skills as significant and frequent interface with internal and external stakeholders, including University research office personnel, clinical faculty and staff, faculty investigators, and sponsor representatives, is a large component of the position. Recent administrative management experience in a large, diverse clinical-academic setting is preferred. Advanced Excel skills are essential.
● Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline (or equivalent combination of education, training and experience).
● No licensure or certification required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
● If a Bachelor's degree: One (1) year of experience in personnel, budgeting, research, or administrative management.
● If an Associate's degree: Five (5) years of experience in personnel, budgeting, research, or administrative management.
● If a High School diploma or GED: Nine (9) years of experience in personnel, budgeting, research, or administrative management.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Legal Employer: STATE
Entity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: SOM Ped Admin
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
Work Schedule: Day Job
Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes
The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.
UNC Health is an equal opportunity employer. As such, UNC Health offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or political affiliation.