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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings


  • Fiscal oversight of all Medical School-related post-award activities for the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine.
  • Administratively and functionally supervises the post-award finance team.
  • Analyzes, compares, and evaluates various courses of action and has the authority to make independent decisions on matters of significance.
  • Prepares and oversees preparation of post-award grant funding portion of the annual Divisional budget.
  • Evaluates fiscal status of accounts overseen by post-award team and works with faculty to address issues of concern.
  • Advises staff, faculty, and Divisional administration regarding actions needed to achieve departmental goals.
  • Ensures compliance with Internal Controls, Uniform Guidance, and Generally Accepted Accounting Practices.
  • Manages post-award activity to sponsor and Federal requirements. Assists with other pre- and post-award duties as needed.
  • Serves as liaison to Financial Operations, Human Resources, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School Administration, Medical School Grants Office, and other units within the Medical School, Hospital and Central Campus, and to award sponsors and organizations within and outside of the University.
  • Participates with Departmental finance/accounting, and post-award committees and focus groups.
  • Shares in workload of preparing monthly account reconciliations.
  • Provides financial data and analysis to the Division Administrator, Division Chief, and Division Finance Director.
  • Provides grant financial information to Project Investigators, advising on spending projections and actions needed to remain within budget.
  • Advises faculty and staff concerning appropriate spending on grant accounts with regard to sponsor and Federal requirements.
  • Prepares effort and salary changes in Wolverine Access.
  • Oversees and advises faculty in annual Effort Certification. Serves as the Divisional Effort Specialist.
  • Prepares journal entries, approves vouchers, approves system access changes, oversees departmental recharges, deposits checks.
  • Special projects and analysis as needed. Performs work that is varied.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor degree and 5 or more years of experience with research grant and contract knowledge or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must be a self-motivated, dependable, and independent worker. Must be organized and demonstrate critical thinking skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required. Previous supervisory experience preferred, but not required.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.