Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Senior Grants Administrator for the Office of the Dean for New Jersey Medical School (NJMS). Under the direction of the Assistant Dean for Research, the Senior Grants Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of all projects, grants, contracts and other restricted accounts and related functions associated with research, sponsored programs and restricted funds activities of the Center for Immunity and Inflammation (CII) at Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School. Ensures that both pre- and post-award activities comply with Federal, State, University and Sponsor requirements. Provides support for large multi-investigator grant submissions for NJMS faculty.
Monitors all research grant proposals prior to submission to Federal, State, Corporate and other agencies to ensure compliance with University policies and procedures.
Provides guidance and expertise to CII, faculty, administrators and other staff on proposal development and grant applications for external support opportunities from Federal, State, Corporate and other funding agencies.
Develops internal policies and procedures regarding research grant and contract proposals and applications.
Manages process to centralize and prioritize responses to internal and external requests for data for grant and non-grant (restricted) accounts.
Reconciles award activity and provides reports to the Assistant Dean for Research, Departments and Centers.
Facilitates communication and problem resolution relative to pre- or post-award activities.
Resolves issues, works with faculty sponsored program administrators, university administration and internal and external constituents (e.g., Federal/State agency program officers, departmental chairs, etc.) for grant and non-grant (restricted) accounts.
Provides analytical support to the Medical School research projects.
Develops communication and educational opportunities to promote sponsored program activities (e.g., workshops, newsletters, department web page, faculty orientation, special programs/presentations, etc.).
Serves on Department, School and University committees. Directs staff as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Administration or related field, plus six (6) years of related experience involving research and sponsored programs administration, ideally in an academic environment.
Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for degree requirement.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Extensive experience with research and sponsored programs administration.
Knowledge and expertise of Federal and State agency regulations, policies, procedures and laws applicable to sponsored programs activities.
Understanding of proposal development, finding funding, Institutional Review Board regulations, clinical procedures and protocols, and other grant related activities.
Outstanding human relations and leadership skills and the ability to function in a team environment.
Knowledge of computer programs, including MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat.
Experience working within an academic environment.
Knowledge of how to accomplish superior performance in a unionized environment.
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.