Academic Administrator I

UMass Medical School

Worcester, MA

ID: 7063494
Posted: February 13, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Under the direction of the Department Head or designee, the Academic Administrator I is responsible for the administration of the financial, operational, and general business functions of a large unit.


Assist in determining space and facility needs for the unit faculty
Advise faculty and staff on compensation and benefit policies and procedures
Insure all personal action activity related to hiring, firing, contracting, and funding are completed
Provide assistance to faculty for the pre and post award activity relating to grant management
Develop and manage the division's annual budget and report variances and recommend corrective action. Provide forecasts as needed
Manage division funding sources by monitoring revenue and expenditure activity
Adhere to University, State, and funding agency regulations
Responsible for the division's indirect cost, time, and effort reporting
Represent the department at administrative meetings within and outside of the Medical School
Serve on Institutional committees established to improve school operations and system implementations
Perform other duties as required.

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field, or equivalent experience
4 years of related experience
Prior supervisory experience required
Dr. Harris wants an individual who understands complexity in research grant processes.


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