The Research Administrator III is responsible for the analysis and reconciliation of the departments contracts and grants account expenditures for a variety of areas within the Department, but primarily the Alzheimer's Disease Center and related laboratories (totaling an excess of $6 million annually) in accordance with budgeted projections. Lead the process of budget and implementation of budget within the entire ADC across all funding sources (extramural, contracts, gifts and institutional support) including payroll distribution plans for 11 faculty members and approximately 40 staff members. The Research Administrator III will also research issues, analyze data, prepare reports, and make recommendations for contracts and grants on a scheduled basis, as well as develop budgetary projections for review and make adjustments as needed with respect to each award's governing terms and conditions.REQUIRED--Demonstrated knowledge and experience using generally accepted accounting principles and practices.--Demonstrated knowledge of University accounting/financial/grant policies and procedures.--Ability to manage multiple funds involving different accounting procedures including analysis, reconciliation, projection, fiscal closing and grant preparation.--Demonstrated knowledge of University policies and procedures on purchasing, travel, entertainment, transfers of expenses, invoicing and collections is mandatory.--Expertise with university policy and procedures relating to personnel and payroll, mandatory.--Demonstrated ability to use and understand computer software and web-based applications to include DaFIS, PPS, Decision Support, Lotus Notes, Effort Reporting System and other Windows-based programs.--Demonstrated advanced knowledge and expertise in the use of Excel, especially pivot tables.--Organization skills to set work priorities with pressure of deadlines. Ability to plan, anticipate operational needs, forecast deadlines, set objectives/goals, multitask, and coordinate assignments including follow-ups.--Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, to understand and appropriately respond to multiple and frequent inquiries, requests and instructions in a courteous, cooperative and professional manner. --Tact, diplomacy and flexibility to effectively deal with faculty, staff, agencies and others. Ability to represent the Department in a professional manner.--Ability to effectively and efficiently work in an independent fashion in an organized and self-directed manner. --Ability to readily adapt to change.-- Ability to analyze problems, suggest solutions, make decisions, and initiate resolutions actions for the effective management of the purchasing, accounts payable, and accounts receivable activities in the Department.--Ability to enhance performance through training and evaluation.--Ability to establish and maintain filing systems, databases and spreadsheets. --Must be able to coordinate and organize a high volume of record files efficiently.--Ability to deal with conflict in a constructive manner and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.--Demonstrated knowledge in federal financial guidelines as stated in OMB-Circular A-21 and federal audit guidelines in OMB-Circular A-133.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.