Research Administrator 3
Company: UCSF Medical Center
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: January 26, 2023
The Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, the primary
research arm of the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
division of UCSF's Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology and
Reproductive Sciences, seeks a Research Administrator 3 (RA3) to
join Bixby's research administration team. The RA3 will use skills
as an, experienced research administrator to independently perform
post-award duties for a complex, diverse research portfolio
valuing-$3MM-$5MM. The RA3 will also fulfill research
administration duties in support of the entire Bixby research
portfolio such as pre-award (e.g., preparation of proposal budgets,
completion of other support pages), management of high-dollar
domestic sub-contracts, and may assist with maintaining an in-house
research financial management system. They will oversee pre and
post-award activities and transactions related to contract and
grant management and maintain contract and grant records in
compliance with institutional research sponsor policies.
The RA3 will apply a thorough understanding of funder and
university policies, procedures, and regulations to ensure
compliance. They will serve as a thought partner to the Principle
Investigators and Project Directors whose portfolios they manage,
proactively identifying financial or compliance issues and
proposing solutions. They will also be a resource for new or more
junior staff regarding post-award policies and procedures. UCSF
seeks candidates whose experience or community service has prepared
them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and
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Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health
This position is part of the research administration team for the
Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health which is situated
within the ZSFG Division of Ob-Gyn & Reproductive Sciences. The
Bixby Center leads research and training programs around the world
to improve reproductive and sexual health. We work to ensure that
all people have access to birth control, abortion, sex education,
pregnancy and birth care and HIV/STI treatment-regardless of their
age, ethnicity, income, or where they live. Our 200+ members
advance reproductive health policy and practice worldwide through
research, training and advocacy. Since the Bixby Center's founding
in 1999, our research has changed policy, clinical care and laws
for the better. Our work informs evidence-based reproductive and
sexual health policies, treatment and care guidelines to save
women's lives around the world.
Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences
The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences
(ObGyn & RS) is a major academic department in the School of
Medicine committed to providing quality health care services,
educating health care providers and investigators, and conducting
research to advance knowledge in our field. The Department is
nationally recognized for research and training in women's health
care specialties. This position is based at the Department's San
Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) Division, a large teaching,
research, and clinical site. The SFGH Division of Ob-Gyn & RS is
home to -40 faculty, 4 non-faculty academics, and over 100 staff;
fellows, residents, and other trainees; and the Bixby Center for
Global Reproductive Health. The SFGH division has an annual budget
of over $70M. Our mission in the SFGH Division of Ob-Gyn & RS is to
promote justice, quality, and equity in women's health care. We
seek to eliminate barriers to good health for women in San
Francisco and around the world. We are committed to building and
supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace and strive to
understand and address the impact of structural inequities on
sexual and reproductive health.
- Bachelor's degree in any area or equivalent
- 3+ years of experience in research, research administration,
business, finance, accounting, health care operations, public
health, or any other field where candidate performed some form of
quantitative analysis, reporting, or modeling.
- Ability to manage significant volume of transactions.
- Ability to perform complex financial or other quantitative
analysis and customized reporting.
- Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheets and database
software, such as but not limited to, Excel and PeopleSoft, for
financial analysis, fiscal management, financial reports, or
research or consulting projects.
- Ability to maintain independent judgment; strong organization
and communication skills; and a customer service focus across broad
and diverse subject areas.
- Ability to maintain current knowledge of compliance regulations
in all areas of research administration after hire.
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of
Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and
educational activities, preferably in a university
- Thorough knowledge of applicable compliance requirements
related to financial conflict of interest.
- Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal
and reporting principles.
- Demonstrated knowledge of effective grant funding processes,
procedures and techniques.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading
university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced
biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences
and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the
only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the
health sciences. We bring together the world's leading experts in
nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates
who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative
diseases, aging and stem cells.
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and
talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community
service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to
professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence -
also known as our PRIDE values.
In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity - both
in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed
to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that
is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the
provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient
care. Additional information about UCSF is available at
Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving
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Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
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