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Grant Officer (Administrative Coordinator) - Toronto, Ontario

Job Posting 841690

Position: Administrative Coordinator/Grant Officer
Site: 700 University Ave - Hydro
Department: Grant and Contract Administration
Reports to: Manager
Salary Grade: Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy
Status: Permanent Full Time

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Administrative Coordinator/Grant Officer in our Grant and Contract Administration Department.

Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.

The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.

University Health Network (UHN) is a research hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto and a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN have made it a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care. Research across UHN's five research institutes spans the full spectrum of diseases and disciplines, including cancer, cardiovascular sciences, transplantation, neural and sensory sciences, musculoskeletal health, rehabilitation sciences, and community and population health. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

Under the supervision of the Manager, Grants and Sponsored Research, the Grant Officer is responsible for coordinating and/or conducting the review and submission processes for a variety of external grant funding programs, and for coordinating and processing the post-award requirements of external grants held by UHN Investigators. Working closely with UHN Research Financial Services (RFS) and other Research Solutions & Services (RSS) Departments, the incumbent acts as a liaison between UHN Investigators and funding agencies, collaborators, research facilitators and administrators.

Duties and responsibilities include: assisting and advising UHN research community on funding opportunities; monitoring funding agency announcements and changes in funding related policies; reviewing and negotiating grant agreements with granting agencies and grant related agreements with third parties; processing such agreements for signature in accordance with UHN policy; and drafting related correspondence.

Qualifications
• Community College Diploma in General or Medical Office Administration or equivalent; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• Five (5) years related administrative support experience
• Excellent computer/word-processing, database and spreadsheet software experience, in a Microsoft Office environment, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint, and internet searches
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
• Ability to produce high quality work in accordance with UHN standards
• Ability to work well under pressure and use good judgment in assessing difficult situations
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Knowledge of organizational/office practices, procedures and standards an asset
• Experience working in a health care, scientific, academic or research environment

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

Posted Date: May 9, 2019                      Closing Date: Until filled

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

 


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