Posting Number 2019-5634 Location US-NY-New York Posted Date 2019-02-11 Union N/A School/Division Office of the Vice Provost for Research (WS1763) Department Name : Office of Sponsored Programs FT/PT Full-Time
Projects Officer/Grants Specialists provide service and support to faculty and school/unit level grant managers/research administrators in all aspects of proposal development and submission to extramural sponsors. Grants Specialists carry out the core functions of the central office in their review of proposals for conformance with University and sponsor guidelines, review and establish awards on behalf of NYU and interpret and communicate sponsor expectations and requirements to post-award Sponsored Programs Administration colleagues, faculty and school/unit level research administrators to ensure awards are properly administered. Grants Specialists also contribute of the OSP's research development mission in directing funding opportunities in both the public and private sectors to faculty and teams that can compete successfully. Grants Specialists work in partnership with Contract Office on the coordination, review and negotiation of both grants and contracts, Grants Specialists are expected to and will be successful in developing strong relationships with their school/department/unit level colleagues and tailor service levels to meet the specific and individual needs of each school/department/unit they serve.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree and
Preferred Education: Master's degree
Required Experience: 3 years' relevant experience with research administration or an equivalent combination. Must include authoring proposals for funded research and preparing budgets.Preferred experience with research administration in an academic setting.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Familiarity with federal regulatory compliance requirements and submission of proposals using electronic research sources. Ability to work well independently or in a group under strict deadlines. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Applicants should: be familiar with various sponsoring agency electronic research administration systems; experience using Cayuse SP and Cayuse 424 welcome; have an understanding of the Uniform Guidance and federal regulatory compliance requirements including conflict of interest, export controls, and research involving animals and humans; possess excellent computer and communication skills; be service oriented, have a sense of humor and an energy level conducive to working in a deadline driven environment. The ideal candidates will be adaptable, skilled at leveraging influence without authority, energized by change, able to maintain composure with differences of opinion and under deadline pressures, be team-oriented, goal-oriented, and have the ability to simplify, identify priorities and retain a collegial and friendly attitude. Most important, we are looking for individuals who want to contribute to the growth of our organization and themselves.
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