Sutter Health Grants & Contracts Analyst III Post-Award-Research Institute* in San Francisco, California

Position Overview:

Job Summary:

The Research Institute of California Pacific Medical Center exists to provide pre- and post- award grants management and compliance oversight for CPMC and other affiliated institutions and departments within Sutter Health.

The major functions for post-award grants management and administration for federal and private foundations for basic sciences and clinical research. This position will work with a team of post award analysts providing financial and compliance oversight of grants and contract awarded to the Research Institute. This position will provide management of R01, Cooperative Agreements, Center Grants and Program Project Grants and other award mechanisms that are of moderate to high complexity. Management will include an entire portfolio of an investigator or laboratory. Management includes financial reporting and projections, assistance with progress reports, an understanding of all the reporting requirements and the notice of grant award, as well as an understanding of policies, guidelines, and regulations pertaining to effective grants management. The successful candidate must be highly motivated and organized individual who thrives in demanding and challenging environment.



  • College Degree plus at least 3 years of experience in grants policies or financial processes is strongly desired or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • High school diploma required with at least 8 yrs + experience

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Excellent knowledge of grants management and accounting standards and the ability to apply established practices and concepts

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Intermediate to advanced Excel and MS Word skills

  • Good knowledge of accounting practices; Lawson experience preferred

  • Comfortable handling complex analysis requiring generalized knowledge of policies and procedures in the analysis and managements of grants and contracts

  • Meticulous attention to details is required since oversights in work or achieving only partial results may cause critical expenditures and delays

  • Demonstrated ability for financial forecasting

  • Comfortable employing interpretive thinking to find solutions; Determine and locate distinct sources for collecting information and recommend solutions to problems of substantial complexity


Organization: California Pacific Medical Center

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.