Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Program Manager for the Office of Research at the School of Public Health. The Program Manager works closely with the Director of Research and the Pre-Award Grants Manager to provide a research administration infrastructure that will support the growth of the school's research portfolio.
Provides guidance to faculty, administrators, and other staff on proposal development and grant applications for external support opportunities from Federal, State, Corporate and other funding agencies.
Participates in school level screening of eIRB and eCOI submissions to support department chairs as needed.
Monitors/reviews research proposals prior to submission to federal, state, corporate and other agencies to ensure compliance with University and agency policies and procedures.
Under the direction of the Vice Dean, prepares proposal strategies to maximize potential success in grant writing.
Assists in developing communication and education opportunities to promote sponsored programs activities (e.g., grantsmanship workshops, newsletters, department web page, faculty orientation, special programs/presentations, etc.).
Assists with the preparation, review and submission of progress reports in collaboration with faculty and Rutgers Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.
Provides support in the identification of funding opportunities.
Participates in the development and implementation of school policies, procedures, and practices to facilitate efficiencies and ensure compliance with funding agency requirements.
Facilitates on-boarding new faculty research, including award notification, IRB, and other grant-related activities.
Serves as a liaison between SPH and the Institutional Review Board, ensuring compliance with internal regulations and updates.
Develops and maintains research and scholarship metrics.
Supports the role of faculty and staff in a university research environment, and utilizes his/her technical knowledge of laws, rules, regulations, and institutional policies and procedures to maximize their productivity and success while complying with all applicable regulations.
Negotiates and communicates effectively and diplomatically, both orally and in writing, with all levels of the university and has the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external offices and individuals.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree required plus five (5) years of related experience involving research and sponsored programs administration, ideally in an academic environment.
Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for the degree requirements.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Understanding of proposal development, finding funding, Institutional Review Board regulations, clinical procedures and protocols and other grant related activities.
Demonstrated strong service orientation.
Knowledge of computer programs, including MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and superb analytical skills are necessary.
Outstanding human relations, leadership skills, and the ability to function in a team environment required.
Master's Degree in Public Health or Business Administration or a related field preferred
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to lift or exert force up to 25 lbs.
This position is based in Piscataway, NJ but may require travel to other University campuses.
Salary: VS26 scale: maximum salary offered is $95,000
Posting Number: 19ST1662
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 86089
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.