Analyst VI - Subcontract Team Manager

The Contracts and Grants (C&G) Division within the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) is responsible for the review of all research, training, and other sponsored activity (public service, clinical trials, etc.) proposals to government, municipal, and non-profit sponsors, the review and approval of resulting awards, and drafting, review and execution of outgoing sub awards; the total dollar volume of awards handled through OSR in FY 2007- 2008 was $ 933 million.

The Subcontract Team Manager is responsible for the review, negotiation, and execution of outgoing award subcontracts; for the review and development of policies and procedures for the Subcontracts unit; and for training of staff and members of the campus; it is expected that the manager has requisite knowledge and expertise to be granted signature authority for sponsored agreements and meets the rigorous standards of contract and grant management including interpretation of government, non-profit, and University policies; the incumbent oversees compliance with awarding agency and campus policies, as well as the negotiation of terms and conditions in outgoing subcontracts; also responsible for gathering, leading and reporting the Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) decisions and mitigating University financial risk; the Subcontract Team Manager, as a member of C&G management, is a leader within the organization, participates broadly in management of the unit at the discretion of the Director of C&G, and serves as a backup for other managers in the unit; accordingly, the Subcontract Team Manager must have, or have the innate ability to develop, broad skills in all facets of pre-award sponsored program management; and perform other duties as assigned.

BA/BS with a major in science or related field and 7 years of experience in research administration, analysis or operations research, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; sufficient supervisory and professional experience, business acumen, judgment and integrity to effectively serve faculty and sponsors while protecting, representing and advancing the University’s best interests; demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience working within the research environment at a major university or institute; previous administrative experience working with grants and contracts required or similar complex administrative experience; demonstrated knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations, Code of Federal Regulations, Office of Management and Budget Circulars (A-21, A-110 and A-133), NIH Grants Policy Statement; Federal Demonstration Partnership regulations; able to comprehend and interpret complex language related to federal, non-profit and University regulations; demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted contracting and subcontracting practices; demonstrated experience in drafting and negotiating contracts and grants and a wide variety of other research-related agreements; demonstrated ability to rapidly review and accurately analyze complex contracts and other legal documents; ability to analyze complex technical data using logic and quantitative reasoning; demonstrated ability to apply and implement creative solutions to complex problems that respect the policies and needs of each party; demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication skills; able to deal with a large variety of people in a professional, efficient and courteous manner; ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse, multicultural environment; work independently and cooperatively in a high-pressure environment, with time sensitive deadlines; the ability to prioritize, be flexible, work independently and still be a team player, and work with various personalities; excellent communication skills; ability to provide quality customer service and provide leadership in policy development and office oversight; word processing experience and the ability to work with a variety of database systems and electronic document management systems; ability to work extended hours or flexible schedule to meet operational demands, and work for extended periods at the computer.

Preferred Qualifications: MBA, JD, or equivalent degree in a related or scientific field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience within research administration or contract negotiation/management; previous work with database systems.

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Contact Information

University of California San Francisco



3333 California Street
Suite 320
San Francisco, CA 94118

(415) 514-1520

Background Information

4-Year Degree


  • College/University
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Research Administrator/Manager
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information

  • Full Time