Posting Summary: The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Virginia seeks a Grants and Contracts Assistant. This position is responsible for assisting in the monitoring, coordinating, and managing of all the grant and contract activities within the department. The incumbent provides executive summary financial reports on departmental grant activities for senior department management. The incumbent also assists in performing grant account analysis and reconciliation, identifies national research opportunities relevant to our faculty members' research areas of expertise and research interest, and promptly advises them of all applicable opportunities. Additionally, the employee will support the monitoring and managing of the faculty effort reports, compliance with coordination in billing and chart reviews with the billing manager through use of Epic EMR and other systems.
A high school diploma and experience with Excel is required. Knowledge of basic computer applications and various database and software programs is required, as is the ability to learn new systems and software, as needed. The ability to independently research topics relevant to grants and contracts and the ability to demonstrate thoughtful and appropriate oral and written communication in daily interactions are required. The successful candidate must possess basic knowledge of how research funding supports the University's educational mission and strategic aims, and be able to follow set policies and procedures and adhere to regulatory guidelines in daily work.
A Bachelor's degree is preferred, however, candidates with associates degree and considerable experience will be fully considered.
This is a restricted position contingent upon the continuation of funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: High school diploma or higher
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree preferred. However, candidates with associates degree and considerable experience will be fully considered.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: None
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: None
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Knowledge of basic computer applications and various database and software programs. Ability to learn new systems and software, as needed. - Ability to independently research topics relevant to grants and contracts. - Possess basic knowledge of how research funding supports the University's educational mission and strategic aims. - Demonstrate thoughtful and appropriate oral and written communication in daily interactions. - Ability to follow set policies and procedures and adhere to regulatory guidelines in daily work.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Professional written and verbal communication - Intermediate or higher experience with Microsoft Excel. - Experience with communication with physicians and professors - Experience with medical billing and documentation - Experience with Electronic Medical Records systems, prefer Epic experience
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Excel
Preferred Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Suite; EPIC Electronic Medical Records System for Medical billing and documentation
Internal Number: 353_84736
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.