1. Strengthen Yale's competitiveness by identifying new opportunities for limited submissions. 2. Enhance competitiveness by working with leadership to develop and implement better approaches to promoting and selecting the most competitive internal and external award applicants.3. Become knowledgeable on major initiatives to appropriately align efforts to Yale's areas of focus. 4. Execute and enhance review processes for sponsored awards including, but not limited to, the Scholar Awards Program, Browne-Cox Fellowship, and other external programs with limitations on the number of applications Yale may submit (collectively "limited submissions") as well as internal funding competitions and special opportunities. 5. Identify, maintain and proactively disseminate information related to external sponsorship of research and training activities for which Yale may submit a limited number of applications and other identified opportunities and keep processes to the defined timelines.6. In coordination with other offices and leadership on campus, establish, maintain and enhance an institutional software tool for managing limited submissions, internal funding opportunities, special opportunities that are offered at the institutional and unit level.7. Work with the Office of Sponsored Projects and the Vice Provost for Research teams in developing and maintaining a communication plan for proposal submissions targeted to multiple constituencies both within and external to Yale University. 8. Manage and enhance new and existing training to increase strategic proposal development skills for multiple audiences including faculty, postdocs, staff and students. 9. Develop annual reporting with goal to improve overall funding metrics.10. Staff and provide support for the University Scholar Awards; Funds and Fellowships; and External Recognitions Committees and for ad hoc review committees as requested.11. In consultation with the VPR team and as needed, assist in professional editing of select, high-stakes proposals.12. Coordinating with the Office of Development and the Provost research team, serve as primary liaison with appropriate funding agencies for policy and procedural matters related to these limited programs including but not limited to special authorizations for submission and post award processes.13. Consult with appropriate University personnel on program matching commitments and exceptions to University policy.14. Perform additional functions, activities or projects as assigned.
Preferred Education: PhD in research field. Experience managing processes and communication. Working knowledge of communication planning and techniques and educational program design and development. Knowledge of Yale financial and administrative policies & procedures relating to sponsored programs. Familiarity with electronic learning management systems, Microsoft Office Suite and electronic proposal systems.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: PhD in research field. Experience managing processes and communication. Working knowledge of communication planning and techniques and educational program design and development. Knowledge of Yale financial and administrative policies & procedures relating to sponsored programs. Familiarity with electronic learning management systems, Microsoft Office Suite and electronic proposal systems.
Required Skill/ability 5: Knowledge of the sponsored proposal opportunity identification and development.
Posting Position Title: Program Manager, Funding Opportunities
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to work well under deadlines without sacrificing accuracy or customer service. Ability to handle a complex portfolio of work in an intensive multi-tasking environment.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Funding Opportunities & Training Manager
Required Skill/ability 1: Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with outstanding customer service orientation. Scientific writing and editorial skills.
Required Skill/ability 4: Exceptional attention to detail. Well-developed organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Required Skill/ability 2: Strong self-starter with an ability to work independently to advance initiatives.
1. Bachelor's degree, with a minimum of four (4) years related professional/managerial work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.2. Knowledge of or operated in a sponsor funded environment.
Internal Number: 62876BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.