Business Administrator Sr, Office of Operations and Finance, College of Medicine, Hybrid

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to nearly 48,000 students, about 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.


Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.


The College of Medicine, Office of Operations and Finance is recruiting a Senior Business Administrator.  Responsibilities include day-to-day administration of specialized activities related to a business office and reports to management, provides recommendations and advice to management or other groups on process related topics and conduct or carry out work procedures and activities in accordance with local, state, federal, and university regulations.


This position will offer flexibility for a hybrid remote schedule for applicants with a residence within OH/IN/KY once training is complete.  Remote work arrangements are subject to change in accordance with university policies.  

Essential Functions

  • Oversee and manage the pre-award grant submission process, including processes and procedures, grant application checklists, and coordination with UC Kuali, NIH/eraCommons, ASSIST, and other sponsor software products.  
  • Serve as an Authorized Organization Representative for the University and the College of Medicine, coordinating with UC Sponsored Research Services for processing of grant applications, just-in-time requests, grant awards, budget modifications, and subcontracts in accordance with university processes and procedures.  
  • Serve as the primary resource for training staff on pre-award activities and operations.
  • Supervise day-to-day operations for 8-10 grant administrators, including annual goal setting, time reporting, and performance evaluations.
  • Serve as an expert resource to others and may serve on committees and special projects.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.
  • Complete other duties as assigned including special projects.  This job description can be changed at any time.  

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with five (5) years’ experience; - OR- Associate's degree and seven (7) years’ experience; -OR- nine (9) years’ experience; degree must be in Business Administration or related field.
  • Financial and administrative experience is required and must include three (3) years supervision.

Required Experience

Incumbent must possess an ability to function as either the business expert in a single highly complex and integrated business area or as the business expert in multiple complex financial areas and understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective and must possess substantial knowledge of other specialties and ability to integrate this knowledge.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Pre-Award Grant, and Administrative experience and must include three (3) years supervision.
  • Incumbent must possess the business/financial experience to be fully proficient in performing most or all work assignments.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


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The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 93903 


Business Administrator Sr, Office of Operations and Finance, College of Medicine, Hybrid

Date:  Sep 19, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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