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#82535 Proposal and Financial Analyst

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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 11/17/2016

University of California - San Diego Medical Centers San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment or Special Selection: Apply by 06/21/16 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible ACCES or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for Special Selection.

UC San Diego career employees who have passed their trial period will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will begin to refer qualified internal applicants after the first 7 days of the job posting. Qualified external applicants may be referred to the hiring department, if a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified and upon the request of the hiring manager.


The Clinical Translational Research Institute (CTRI) helps researchers obtain the education, resources and collaborations necessary to translate discoveries into practice. The Institute is a partnership with the University of California, San Diego and other local institutions dedicated to improving human health. The CTRI is partially funded through a grant from the NIH and is part of a national consortium of organizations supported by Clinical and Translational Science Awards. It also has external funding for development of therapeutic agents. It is under the direction of Gary S. Firestein, MD, Dean and Associate Vice Chancellor for Translational Medicine.

The incumbent provides independent management and fiscal oversite to sponsored research collaborations within the CTRI. S/he is responsible for coordinating projects with principle investigators, research service analysts and the industry contract officers on all pre and post award contracts and agreements. Contributes to CTRI strategic planning and is responsible for the overall daily management and leadership for assigned projects and other fiscal and administrative activities of the CTRI Administrative Core.

The incumbent works with UCSD partner organizations and external funding agencies on budget and project tracking; co-organizes research symposia and meetings for UCSD; provides input to the Office of Contracts and Grants and UCSD Technology Transfer office on issues related to external funding and discoveries. Responsible for management of funded projects to assure quality of research and timely completion of project within allocated funding.

Provide financial management, prepare reports, and make recommendations on funding changes. Assist CTRI administrative core with other projects as needed, including but not limited to management of discretionary funding, service agreements, subcontracts and management and reporting of NIH CTSA grant funding.



Graduation from college with a major in accounting, administration, economics, statistics, or an allied field, and demonstrated experience in administrative analysis or operations research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Demonstrated strong leadership, management, organizational, and planning skills and experience in multiple functional areas.

Demonstrated ability to effectively and efficiently manage the daily operations of a large and complex research-oriented organization.

Proven ability to analyze complex situations, identify issues, implement action plans and make independent decisions in order to meet a broad range of needs and accommodate unique requests for both internal and external customers.

Knowledge of theory and practice of generally accepted accounting and tax principles, auditing procedures, internal control systems, and financial management principles.

Skill to analyze and prepare budgets, to identify spending patterns and project future expenditures.

Proven ability to analyze complex financial issues, recognize potential impact, identify creative and alternative solutions, and make recommendations.

Analytical skills to review and interpret proposals, reports and other documents, formulate appropriate responses, and resolve problems.

Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills to communicate ideas, thoughts, complex problems and one s position clearly and concisely.



Certification in project management.

Experience with clinical research funding and operations.

Knowledge of University policies and procedures relating to fund management, purchasing, contract and grant administration, staff personnel, student personnel, disbursements, material management, inventory and IFIS.


Must be able to work occasional overtime to complete projects.