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Director, Research Support CFAR

Company: University of Miami
Location: Miami
Posted on: March 19, 2023

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Director, Research Support CFAR page is loaded Director, Research Support CFAR Apply locations Miami, FL time type Full time posted on Posted Yesterday job requisition id R100064688 Current Employees: If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet . The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is currently seeking a Director, Research Support for the Miami Center for AIDS Research (CFAR). The Director, Research Support oversees research and grant activities within the CFAR with the goals of maintaining financial solvency and academic growth. Moreover, an employee in this position serves as a mentor to the CFAR management and staff on issues of research funding. -CORE JOB FUNCTIONS -
Develops reports summarizing research activity within the department on a regular basis.
Maintains current knowledge of institutional and external policies and procedures to ensure -compliance.
Serves as liaison to federal agencies and other funding sources.
Creates reports detailing grant spending and ensures that investigators are appropriately -using funding.
Oversees research initiatives and database personnel.
Monitors projects to ensure positive project evaluations, future sustainability, and benefits.
Reviews monthly institutional reports of research accounts and works with investigators to resolve discrepancies.
Screens department budget, assists in the assignment of expenditures, and identifies areas of opportunity for cost-saving.
Participates in various University research councils, committees, and research organizations.
Establishes and continuously assesses the effectiveness of the internal controls
within the unit and compliance with University policies and procedures. Ensures employees are -trained on controls within the function and on University policy and procedures.DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC FUNCTIONSProvides overall support for all Miami CFAR programs.Coordinates the CFAR meetings, travel itineraries of invited researchers, including airline, hotel accommodations, and ground transportation.Coordinates CFAR special projects, major events, and the CFAR annual international symposium.Responsible for coordination and preparation of CFAR's Progress Reports and the CFAR's grant renewal application.Submits CFAR related supplemental grants and documents to NIH.Assists with managing the development of supplemental projects within CFAR. Ensures that milestones in the CFAR grant are achieved as scheduled. Coordinates the activities related to the different projects and developmental awards.Assists CFAR Principal Investigator with reports on progress of milestones for the CFAR.Serve as liaison between CFAR PI, Core Directors of the CFAR, department administration, and other University operational and administrative units. Develops, manages, and guides the CFAR Administrative Assistant with all CFAR website content.Works closely with the department administration in affairs of CFAR grant, and CFAR supplemental awards.Assists in monitoring expenditure and compliance of all CFAR accounts in accordance with ORA, CFAR, and NIH guidelines. Reviews monthly reconciliations of all CFAR accounts.Servers as the effort coordinator across all CFAR projects. Oversees CFAR Travel Card expenses, and CFAR travel reimbursements for conferences and trainings.Ensures reimbursement is provided within appropriate timeframes.Analyzes incoming correspondence and projects in order to determine their significance and disseminate as appropriate.Serves as liaison to NIH CFAR program office, UM leadership and CFAR Director to advance the mission of the CFAR.Identifies redundancies, opportunities for collaborations, opportunities for resource sharing (human capital and supplies) for the CFAR.Responsible for the maintenance and improvement of operational systems, processes, and communications with internal and external stakeholders in support of the advancement of the CFAR.Plays significant role in long-term planning geared toward operational excellence for the CFAR.Other duties as assigned.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to -include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.CORE QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's Degree in relevant fieldFive years of relevant work experience required. At least two years of University and/or research -lab administrative support experience preferred.The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.Job Status:Full timeEmployee Type:StaffPay Grade:r9 Similar Jobs (3) Director, Research Support locations Miami, FL time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago Director, Research Support locations Miami, FL time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago About Us The mission of the University of Miami is to transform lives through education, research, innovation, and service. A vibrant and diverse academic and healthcare community, the University of Miami and the University of Miami Health System ("UHealth") have rapidly progressed to become one of the nation's top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation.The University comprises 12 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 350 majors and programs. Visit to learn more about our points of pride.The University ranks No. 55 on U.S. News & World Report's 2022 Best Colleges list and ranked No. 49 in the 2022 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings.Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is ranked the #1 eye hospital in the USA and offers some of the nation's premiere eye doctors to treat every eye condition for adults. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, part of the Miller School of Medicine, received the prestigious National Cancer Institute designation in 2019.The University of Miami and UHealth have also ranked among the Forbes Best Employers and Best Employers for Women on several occasions, most recently in 2022.Transforming livesWith more than 17,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

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