Manager of Division Grant Operations

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

ID: 7107990 (Ref.No. hlj_38940)
Posted: August 12, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Highlights:

  • Management expectations include recruiting, training, employee development, performance management and evaluation - inclusive of hiring and terminating, coaching, mentoring, monitoring workloads and determining appropriate staffing levels for the administrative staff.
  • Takes the lead or actively participates in development and execution of training programs and quality improvement systems, including the development of standard operating procedures (SOPs), to assure high quality administrative research support.
  • Collaborates with various research administration departments to ensure training is current and consistent across the institution.


The Ideal Candidate:

  • Has extensive grants experience in an academic setting.
  • Understands a variety of different grant mechanisms, sponsors and agencies.
  • Has supervisory experience.
  • Likes to innovate and come up with new ideas.
  • Is a team player and enjoys a team based environment.
  • Understands grant budgets and how to develop grant budgets.
  • Can lend expertise on a daily basis.
  • Can guide faculty and staff on the appropriate path forward for complex questions concerning grants/grant guidelines.



  • Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: management of administrative staff, active participation with grant submissions, budget justifications, subcontracts, research agreements, and training/guidance/mentorship to administrative staff .
  • The position provides guidance to faculty and staff regarding development of grant submissions and assists with complex grant submissions as needed.
  • Provides staff recognition and team building opportunities to improve employee engagement.
  • Manages financial oversight of division grant operations, including the development of budgets, monitoring monthly expenses, grant management and implementing strategic margin management initiatives.


Credentials and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required in Medical/Scientific, business administration or related field/Master's Degree preferred.
  • Preferred SRA/NCURA certification.
  • Minimum of 5 years of pre/post award related experience in an academic/research setting.
  • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory and/or leadership experience. Additional years of supervisory experience preferred.

Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision To advance and accelerate a culture of access, equity, and inclusion. Diversity is a priority at Moffitt and is meant "to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion as we contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." The Enterprise Equity Department focuses its efforts on eliminating those obstacles to an individual’s ability to exist within their personal comfort zone at the cancer center. Everyone is important to meeting this priority. Addressing and responding to diversity and inclusion fosters an environment where mutual respect for diverse cultures, communication styles, languages, customs, beliefs, values, traditions, experiences and other ways in which we identify ourselves, is the expectation.