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Research Administrator 2 - SOM: General Internal Medicine - Sacramento Campus

Company: UC Davis Health
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Department Description General Internal Medicine (GIM) is one of eleven divisions in the Department of Internal Medicine. GIM includes +40 clinician/researchers, five staff physicians, and ongoing faculty and staff physician recruitments. GIM's missions include teaching, community and clinical service, and research. This position provides administrative and project support to GIM Faculty and the Division Manager.

Job Summary

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Salary Range

$25.77 - $48.95

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08 Hours


Patient Support Services Bldg.



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We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.



The Research Administrator position reports directly to the Division Manager who has oversight of the clinical, educational, and research activities of the afore-mentioned divisions. This position will work closely and collaboratively with faculty (principalinvestigators), trainees and staff located on both the Davis and Sacramento campuses. This position serves as key pre-award and compliance expert in University Policy and Procedure for grants, contracts, and financial and personnel procedures as they relate tointra - and extramural funding. Independently gathers, manages, and analyzes award data from a variety of revenue streams, including federal grants, private grants, gifts and other funding sources. Responsible for monitoring and maintaining research data associated with the research awards. Required skills include knowledge and experience in budget preparation, analysis and forecasting with ability to control complex budgets.

Required Qualifications

  • Interdepartmental pre- and post-award experience
  • Experience in budget preparation and guidelines for Federal, State, and private granting agencies
  • Advanced knowledge of electronic grant applications including eRA Commons, MyNCBI, Cayuse SP, Cayuse424, Proposal Central, Fastlane, and Foundation portals
  • Advanced editing skills to write and comprehend scientific data for preparation of research grant proposals. Proofreading skills to identify errors and ability to correct errors and produce error-free work
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and guidelines for Federal, State, and private granting agencies
  • Knowledge and ability to coordinate, produce, and execute contract/agreement and grant submissions to Federal, State, industry foundations and various funding agencies.
  • Ability to interpret, comprehend and comply with university, State and Federal guidelines, policies and procedures as it relates to the submission and management of contract and grant applications
  • Skills to exercise independent judgment to research, analyze, troubleshoot, and problem solve inquiries and concerns in an objective and constructive manner; excellent problem solving skills and ability to provide conflict resolution without guidance
  • Skills to simultaneously organize projects and to set priorities to effect project completion within stated deadlines; ability to complete tasks accurately, neatly and quickly under pressure of deadlines and other duties
  • Knowledge of administrative practices and procedures; skills, knowledge and abilities to recognize, spell and use standard English correctly; abilities to recognize, spell and correctly use medical, technical and scientific terminology
  • Ability to analyze financial data and reports and make meaningful conclusions Preferred Qualifications
    • Knowledge of University accounting policies and procedures
    • Knowledge and experience in effective use of multi-user computer network systems andapplicable financial management software. Knowledge and experience in UC Path, Decision Support and Kuali

      Special Requirements
      • Ability to work overtime as necessary.
      • This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
      • The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University-approved exception or deferral. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

        At UC Davis, we're solving life's most urgent challenges to bring a fuller, healthier, and more resilient world within reach. We grow from every challenge we take on and we don't just maintain - we improve.

        We recognize that creating an inclusive and intellectually vibrant organization means understanding and valuing both our individual differences and our common ground. The most comprehensive solutions come from the most diverse minds and you belong here.

        As you consider joining UC Davis, please explore our , our and for research and education, and our latest efforts to .

        The advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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