The Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM) is committed to training and inspiring the next generation of health care leaders. Our students and faculty are passionate about making the world a better place by improving health and health care. We work on compelling and important problems, from making the delivery of care safer and more efficient, to expanding health insurance coverage and eliminating disparities, to designing and improving the performance of entire health systems.
The Senior Financial Administrator will be part of a team of grant administrators reporting to the Associate and Assistant Directors of Finance.
The successful candidate will: -Manage a diverse portfolio of sponsored research awards, managing both pre- and post-award functions, along with associated with on-sponsored funds. -Serve as the liaison between the investigators, the Harvard Chan Sponsored Programs Administration, and Harvard's Office for Sponsored Research, sponsors and subcontractors. -Participate in the fiscal year end closings and the annual budget process and salary administration plan. -Advise faculty on financial policies to ensure compliance with University, School, Department and sponsor regulations. -Other duties as assigned.
Please Note: This position has a term appointment of one year from date of hire, with the strong possibility of extension.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3- 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
Join Harvard Chan School to support our mission of health research & education and be a part of the oldest institution of higher learning in the country!
Salary Grade: 056
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
5+ years of experience, with 3+ years of those years in pre- and post-award management experience (both federal and non-federal), required; a combination of education and experience may be considered.
-Bachelor's degree in related field (e.g., accounting or finance) strongly preferred. -Intermediate work knowledge of Word and Excel software.
Strong financial/accounting skills and excellent time-management, interpersonal skills and communications skills are indispensable. Strong ability to prioritize tasks, along with attention to detail, is highly desirable. Knowledge of federal and non-federal sponsor regulations and strong federal grant management are a must. Experience with Harvard's financial systems is a plus. Graduate certificate in Research Administration is preferred.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
About Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. Harvard faculty are engaged with teaching and research to push the boundaries of human knowledge. For students who are excited to investigate the biggest issues of the 21st century, Harvard offers an unparalleled student experience and a gen...erous financial aid program, with over $160 million awarded to more than 60% of our undergraduate students. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world.