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Henry Ford Health System Manager- Research Program- Full time - Infectious Disease in Detroit, Michigan

  • Managerial responsibilities over the research staff that may also include secretarial support and other staff. This will entail the hiring, evaluations, coaching, disciplinary and termination of personnel.

  • In collaboration with the Principal Investigator, Supervisor will also interact with Human Resources and Research Administration on personnel related issues for laboratory personnel.

  • Under minimal supervision, responsible for monitoring the financial status of multiple research grants, sub-contracts, and consultant and service agreements in multiple areas utilizing proper accounting procedures in multiple areas such as basic and clinical research, as well as collaborating with one or more departments/divisions including the responsibility over a major research area.

  • May be responsible for philanthropic efforts.

  • Analyze expense reports for the proper allocation of grant funds and expenses, and collaborate with external departments to verify and correct all accounting errors.

  • Assist the Principal Investigators in the preparation of research grants, with specific responsibility for the preparation of budgets and budget justifications in compliance with internal and external agency guidelines.

  • Analyze budgets and forecast to identify trends, grant balances and problems that will enhance departmental long-term planning.

  • Prepare financial reports in compliance with internal and agency guidelines.


  • Bachelor's degree program.

  • Master's degree, preferred.

  • Four to six years of progressively responsible financial experience.

  • Knowledge of Excel or similar software packages.

  • Analytical ability with attention to detail.

  • Good interpersonal, verbal and written skills.

Preferred skills

Team player, specific research knowledge of IRB/Compliance/Regulatory and contract management.

Overview Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses, pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com. Benefits Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.