Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking an Administrative Research Associate for the Administration and Planning department at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ).
Under direction of the department head, provides administrative support to the assigned Research Faculty member(s). Must maintain a high level of professionalism at all times and have the ability to interact with high level academic and business associates as well as colleagues at all levels of Rutgers University and other institutions.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Responsible for maintaining current knowledge and ability to successfully use the Rutgers Research Administration and Proposal Submission System (RAPSS). Supports the research faculty by working with the assigned CINJ Financial Analyst to coordinate the development and preparation of grant budgets.
Composes correspondence and prepares responses for the Research Faculty member. Performs routine editing assignments, including grant applications (spelling, grammatical editing only).
Works with assigned grant coordinator in DGSS to either assist with peer-reviewed grant application process or to process independently non peer-reviewed grant applications.
Works with the CINJ Division of Grant Support Services and/or Rutgers Office of Corporate Contracts on all grant subcontracts, non-disclosure agreements, material transfer agreements, clinical trial agreements, etc.
Responsible for coordinating and submitting grant progress reports to grant sponsor. Must use RAPSS and eRA Commons to enter and route the progress reports.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelors' Degree plus three (3) years of related experience in a business office, government agency or university setting.
Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for the degree requirement.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Be dependable, flexible, and people-oriented.
Resourceful in analyzing work-related challenges and seeking out effective and efficient solutions.
Able to perform information acquisition tasks, using internet search engines, PubMed and other databases, etc.
Willing to work additional hours to meet deadlines, as needed.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and a highly professional demeanor in person and on the telephone.
Organized, detail oriented, and possess strong spelling, grammar, and proof-reading skills.
Computer literate with proficiency and intermediate to advanced knowledge of Adobe Acrobat and EndNotes.
Experience with federal and non-federal research funding.
Posting Number: 21ST0031
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 124659
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.