Are you passionate about working on complex issues where analysis of situations requires in-depth knowledge and expertise? Do you thrive on fostering a high performance culture, encouraging development amongst your team? Do you want to apply your background to contribute to our mission of dedication to exceptional cancer care, innovative, leading edge research, and forward-thinking education?
If so, we have an exciting opportunity for a Director of Grants and Contracts (G&C) to join the Office of Research and Projects Administration (ORPA). We are a dynamic and expert team of research administration professionals. The Director of G&C is a key leader in ORPA, directing and guiding an effective group of G&C management professionals and driving outstanding practices. This position requires a dedication to business knowledge and operational excellence, through a culture of continuous improvement, collaboration, innovation and partnership.
Knowledgeable about your business and the marketplace and able to apply this knowledge to advance our goals.
A cultivator of innovation who builds and fosters new ways for the organization to be successful.
A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep MSK moving forward.
Skilled at articulating the vision in a way everyone can relate to
Someone who draws upon multiple relationships to exchange ideas, resources and know-how.
A provider of work directives, delegating responsibilities as necessary and removing obstacles to get work done.
Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
Able to hold yourself and others accountable into achieve goals and live up to commitments.
Skilled at painting a compelling picture of our strategy and vision that motivates others to action.
Someone who doesnt shy away from difficult situations or people, saying what needs to be said.
Develop strategies to maximize our sponsored research portfolio by staying on top of industry trends and through programmatic planning enhancing the volume and quality of MSKs sponsored research proposals
Work collaboratively within ORPA and with partners in the research community to motivate changes in work products and process that will improve unit and research enterprise efficiency and effectiveness
Provide full leadership responsibility for an effective G&C team comprising Fund Development, Grant Management and Contract Management.
Lead all aspects of unit operations and prioritize workflow to ensure efficiency, regulatory compliance and sound operation
Foster a strong results orientation within unit by motivating staff and holding them accountableto meeting the needs of constituents, department and organizational goals
Strategically partner with divisional leadership, faculty, administrative and clinical management staff to plan and implement new department-wide and/or divisional or institutional programmatic initiatives
Forge and maintain collaborative and positive relationships with constituents, senior leadership and external sponsors; Engage institutional partners to gain insights and/or to request system/process updates to meet business needs
A Bachelors degree
A Masters and/ or CRA is preferred
A minimum of 7-10 years experience in research administration experience
A minimum of 4-7 years experience leading and developing a team.
Experience working in a sponsored projects environment in an Academic / Medical or Research Institution
Internal Number: 2019-36904
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.