Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a highly motivated Grants Coordinator for the Office of Research at the School of Public Health. The Grants Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day support of all projects, grants, contracts and other restricted accounts and related functions associated with research, sponsored programs, and restricted funds activities for the School as assigned. This position ensures sponsored research activities are in compliance with the policies and procedures of Rutgers University and federal, state, foundation, corporate and other agencies.
Coordinates pre-award administration of grants, contracts and other restricted funds for the School of Public Health.
Submits grant and contract proposals on behalf of investigators and the School to federal, state, foundation, corporate and other sponsors.
Provides grant application guidance to faculty, administrators and staff.
Prepares grant proposal budgets in collaboration with the Principal Investigators (PIs).
Works closely with the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and Grants and Contract Accounting Office (GCA) to ensure applications, Project Accounts, and other related components are processed in a timely manner.
Assists PIs with ongoing tracking and maintenance of grant submission documents including but not limited to bio-sketches and other supporting documents to ensure all documents are updated, compliant, and aligned with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) guidelines.
Serves as liaison for pre-award team with post-award team as relates to grant budgeting, timelines, reporting, and post award activities.
Coordinates grant reporting (e.g. Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) between pre-award and post-award team on post-award activities.
Ensures clear communication and meeting of deadlines between faculty, pre-award, and post-award team in relation to grant submissions.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Public Health or a related field.
Three (3) years of experience involving research and sponsored programs administration in an academic environment.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge and expertise of Federal and State agency regulations, policies, procedures and laws applicable to sponsored program activities.
Demonstrated understanding of proposal development, finding funding, Institutional Review Board regulations and other grant-related activities .
Demonstrated knowledge of computer programs, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and superb analytical skills.
Outstanding human relations skills.
Demonstrated ability to function in a team environment.
Six years of experience involving research and sponsored programs administration in an academic environment
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to lift or exert force up to 25 pounds.
Must possess a vehicle for travel between campuses.
Valid driver's license.
Salary: PS 24 scale: $57,589-$81,962
Posting Number: 19ST2194
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 89530
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.