Grants Manager, ICTR

Detailed Description: 

Housed within the UW School of Medicine and Public Health and established in 2007, the Institute for Clinical and Translational research (ICTR) brings together four UW Schools (SMPH, Nursing, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine), the College of Engineering and the Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation in an infrastructure to support clinical and translational research investigators and scholars across multiple settings (

The Grants Manager is a key member of the ICTR Administration, providing grants management and financial expertise for ICTR core faculty (~15) and research staff (approx. 10), and managing pre-and post-award activities for federal and non-federal funded programs, including sub- awards. This person serves as a source of instruction about grants management to junior scholars across ICTR programs. In collaboration with the ICTR Executive Director of Finance, the Grants Manager will identify and develop funding strategies, promote opportunities for external support and manage a portfolio of sponsored projects numbering ~100. This person also serves as the key source of support and management associated with ICTR pre- and post-doctoral scholar training programs, and must effectively establish and maintain outstanding communication and interaction with colleagues and scholars in the UW SMPH and Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (RSP), as well as ICTR partner schools and college, UW Health, and Marshfield Clinic. The incumbent interacts regularly with personnel at NIH offices, other CTSA programs, subcontractors, industry collaborators and sponsors. The Grants Manager will have a primary role in preparation of ICTR annual progress reports, as well as the NIH CTSA renewal application. S/he will report directly to the ICTR Administrative Director.

Qualifications: Experience: 

-A minimum of three years of experience administering research or sponsored programs in either a sponsoring or recipient organization.
-UW Madison grants management experience.
-UW Madison finance/accounting systems experience.
-UW Madison effort certification experience.
-Ability to work effectively independently, as well as part of a team, is critical.

-NIH grants management (pre- and post-award) experience.

How to Apply: 

Please click "Apply Now" to start the application process on this page ( This is for job number 99876-AS. You will be required to submit a cover letter and resume for consideration. Your cover letter should highlight your experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications for maximum consideration.

This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Additional Application Instructions: 

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "List of Duties" link on this page ( 

Point of Contact:
Kim Mcfarlane

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