Grants Management Specialist
Will perform pre-award and non-financial post-award research administration and support world-class investigators and their laboratories in seeking, pursuing, and managing research funding. Will partner with pioneering researchers and their staff, reviewing applications and budgets, verifying compliance and contractual issues, monitoring policies and regulations and reaching out to faculty for training and guidance on resulting requirements, as well as routinely interacting with University departments, investigators and granting agencies. Other responsibilities will include staying informed and sharing information with colleagues about evolving federal policies, guidelines and sponsors' requirements; interpreting and advising investigators on policies and regulations based upon detailed reading of sponsor and institutional policies, procedures and award terms and conditions; supporting preparation of project reports for timely submission; and guiding and assisting with electronic submissions. Other responsibilities may include participation in and contributions to our System to System (S2S) resources - i.e. InfoEd -, award data analysis and reporting, training and outreach, research administration and eRA meetings, webcasts, and learning forums, web editing, and other projects as needed in support of SR-PD operations and continued development.
Bachelor's degree required and a Law degree, Research Administrator certification (CRA), and/or other relevant degree/certification preferred. Experience in biomedical research administration, business and accounting, and in particular, experience with federal funding, especially from the NIH, is highly desirable. Experience in working with Grants.gov, S2S (especially InfoEd) and NSF's Fastlane is important. Must be professional, proactive, self-motivated, and pay close attention to detail. Must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communication skills. The ability to interact successfully and work in a team-building environment with a wide range of professional and other constituents is essential. Must be proficient in MS Office and its reporting tools.
The Rockefeller University is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, on a is-acre campus, along the East River (www.rockefeller.edu/views.php).
To apply for this position, please visit us at www.rockefeller.edu/hr/jobs.php click on 'staff opportunities' and apply to job code IRC14332
The Rockefeller University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/VEVRAA employer.