The Assistant Team Manager serves as UCSF's Authorized Organizational Representative/Signing Official (AOR/SO) for a set portfolio of departments and faculty while providing supervision to a group of Award Specialists and Contract Associates. The Assistant Team Manager, an expert in research administration, is responsible for supervision of the team of Award Specialists and for implementation of policies, processes, reporting, training and compliance specific to award management at UCSF in collaboration with the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) leadership, the schools and UCSF departments and business units. The Assistant Team Manager will partner with the Award Team Manager to manage workload distribution, report and interpret the performance and metric data, serve as an in-house subject matter expert on a variety of topics, and ensure that the Team is maintaining the highest standard of proposal and award services.
Reporting to the Award Team Manager, the Assistant Team Manager will be assigned direct supervision of at least three Award Specialists (RSCH ADM IV) and one Contract Associate (RSCH ADM II) to assist with directing and managing the contract and award process for the departments served by the Assistant Team Manager. Through direct supervision, the Assistant Team Manager ensures consistent high quality customer service in addition to compliance with institutional policy and regulatory requirements. In addition to his/her/their leadership role, it is critical that the Assistant Team Manager serve as an exemplary Award Specialist by ensuring timely, accurate, efficient award review, negotiation, and acceptance.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.