Research Center Administrator, School of Nursing - #9543360

University of Pennsylvania

Date: 4 days ago
City: Philadelphia, PA
Contract type: Full time
University Overview The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2023 Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more Posted Job Title Research Center Administrator, School of Nursing Job Profile Title Manager Research Project B Job Description Summary Responsible for both strategic planning and day to day management of complex and broad range of projects conducted with collaborators both internal and external to University Job Description Provides administrative leadership to support a broad range of initiatives for an interdisciplinary research center, tracking progress to ensure goals are achieved on time. Manage operations of the NewCourtland Center and activities associated with an institutional training grant, including organization of meetings, dissemination activities and proposal development. Monitor compliance across all Center activity, including regulatory approvals and sponsor guidelines Job Responsibilities 1) Provide administrative leadership to support a broad range of Center initiatives; Support the Center Director in advancing the NCTH’s internal and external partnerships and communication regarding the NCTH’s impact on healthcare system redesign and policies:
  • Administer and track progress of Center activities.
  • Develop systems and procedures to collect, analyze and evaluate information on initiatives.
  • Draft interim, annual and final narrative reports for internal/external purposes.
  • Facilitate communications internal/external to the Center.
  • Administer special projects and events.
2) Provide administrative leadership to support planning, implementation, and evaluation of NCTH’s strategic agenda. Manage operations of the NewCourtland Center by:
  • Attending regular meetings and participates on committees; coordinate regular and ad hoc meetings, develop agendas and work plans, and conduct follow-up.
  • Developing and maintaining professional level contacts with internal and external persons and organizations.
  • Assisting faculty, fellows and students with proposal development and resource management, including expense monitoring.
  • Supporting and promoting visibility of research programs with faculty, fellows and students through wide range of communication strategies including maintaining active Center website and social media.
  • Promoting and coordinating efforts related to the Transitional Care Model and support Dr. Naylor in implementation and dissemination of the model in the US and abroad.
3) Coordinate the implementation of the NINR- funded NRSA program (T32NR009356-14):
  • Support program faculty in recruitment of predoctoral students and postdoctoral; support trainees in completing of applications and prepare summaries for review of eligible applicants by Executive Committee.
  • Complete appointment, hiring, reappointment and/or termination of trainees in collaboration with respective Penn Nursing offices, Office of Research Services, and within NIH eRA Commons.
  • Organize, monitor and report program and individual trainee activity, e.g., completion of responsible conduct of research requirements in collaboration with Penn Nursing Offices and Office of Research Services.
  • Monitor program expenditures.
  • Draft annual program reports for program directors/executive committee.
4) Assure compliance across NCTH sponsored activity:
  • Communicate and facilitate updates with the IRB, Office of Nursing Research and Office of Research Services.
  • Track and monitor compliance with sponsor regulations (external to Penn).
  • Maintain current knowledge of sponsored programs.
5) Perform other related duties as required Job Location - City, State Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Department / School School of Nursing Pay Range $61,046.00 - $75,000.00 Annual Rate Salary offers are made based on the candidate’s qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, as well as internal and market factors and grade profile Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job University Benefits
  • Health, Life, and Flexible Spending Accounts: Penn offers comprehensive medical, prescription, behavioral health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits to protect you and your family’s health and welfare. You can also use flexible spending accounts to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars
  • Tuition: Take advantage of Penn's exceptional tuition benefits. You, your spouse, and your dependent children can get tuition assistance here at Penn. Your dependent children are also eligible for tuition assistance at other institutions
  • Retirement: Penn offers generous retirement plans to help you save for your future. Penn’s Basic, Matching, and Supplemental retirement plans allow you to save for retirement on a pre-tax or Roth basis. Choose from a wide variety of investment options through TIAA and Vanguard
  • Time Away from Work: Penn provides you with a substantial amount of time away from work during the course of the year. This allows you to relax, take vacations, attend to personal affairs, recover from illness or injury, spend time with family—whatever your personal needs may be
  • Long-Term Care Insurance: In partnership with Genworth Financial, Penn offers faculty and staff (and your eligible family members) long-term care insurance to help you cover some of the costs of long-term care services received at home, in the community or in a nursing facility. If you apply when you’re newly hired, you won’t have to provide proof of good health or be subject to underwriting requirements. Eligible family members must always provide proof of good health and are subject to underwriting
  • Wellness and Work-life Resources: Penn is committed to supporting our faculty and staff as they balance the competing demands of work and personal life. That’s why we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to help you care for your health, your family, and your work-life balance
  • Professional and Personal Development: Penn provides an array of resources to help you advance yourself personally and professionally
  • University Resources: As a member of the Penn community, you have access to a wide range of University resources as well as cultural and recreational activities. Take advantage of the University’s libraries and athletic facilities, or visit our arboretum and art galleries. There’s always something going on at Penn, whether it’s a new exhibit at the Penn Museum, the latest music or theater presentation at the Annenberg Center, or the Penn Relays at Franklin Field to name just a few examples. As a member of the Penn community, you’re right in the middle of the excitement—and you and your family can enjoy many of these activities for free
  • Discounts and Special Services: From arts and entertainment to transportation and mortgages, you'll find great deals for University faculty and staff. Not only do Penn arts and cultural centers and museums offer free and discounted admission and memberships to faculty and staff. You can also enjoy substantial savings on other goods and services such as new cars from Ford and General Motors, cellular phone service plans, movie tickets, and admission to theme parks
  • Flexible Work Hours: Flexible work options offer creative approaches for completing work while promoting balance between work and personal commitments. These approaches involve use of non-traditional work hours, locations, and/or job structures
  • Penn Home Ownership Services: Penn offers a forgivable loan for eligible employees interested in buying a home or currently residing in West Philadelphia, which can be used for closing costs or home improvements
  • Adoption Assistance: Penn will reimburse eligible employees on qualified expenses in connection with the legal adoption of an eligible child, such as travel or court fees, for up to two adoptions in your household

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