Mount Sinai Careers

Grants & Contracts Specialist I, Grants & Contracts Office

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

The Mount Sinai Health System
 

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The Mount Sinai Health System’s commitment to excellence extends beyond delivering world-class health care. The System’s ongoing success is dependent upon our highly motivated, nonclinical professionals working to improve business operations. Our leadership team is driven to provide exceptional service by cultivating a workforce that is dedicated to upholding Mount Sinai’s mission of delivering innovative, breakthrough medicine with compassion and integrity.

 

Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilities that comes with wearing the badge? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of unrivaled patient care!

 
 
What You’ll Do:
 

This individual provides technical assistance and guidance in the preparation, submission, processing, and management of research grants and contract proposals, awards, and agreements for researchers within assigned institutional departments. Also, assures that the administration of sponsored programs related to research is in compliance with federal, state and private agency rules and regulations.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews grant and contract proposals and expenditures prior to submissions for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Acts as a liaison with departmental administrators, faculty and extramural funding agencies (federal, state, local and non-profit organizations) to endorse any edits to the proposals prior to institutional endorsement.
  • Ensures that grants and contracts applications are submitted and routed to the appropriate committee (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Institutional Review Board, Bio-Safety Officer and Financial Conflict of Interest in Research Committee).
  • Analyzes monthly grant activity and monitors expenditures posted to assigned grant projects and prepares customized fiscal reports for academic and service departments within the institution.
  • Assists with pre-award budget development, post-award monitoring, program sub-contract management, and grant closeout procedures.
  • Provides information to Sponsored Programs Accounting for fund activation.
  • Reviews and provides supplemental and amended information to extramural sponsors on grant applications.
  • Maintains data for all non-federal sponsorship in the Grants Tracking System.
  • May create and maintain computer documentation and appropriate files for proposal submissions, awards, and research expenditures.
  • Acts as a liaison with the Institutional Bio-Safety Officer, Biomedical Research Alliance of New York and Committee on Special Awards and Fellowships.
  • May create and distribute funding opportunities packets, calendars and special alerts.
  • Performs other related duties.
 
 
What You’ll Bring:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field, or combination of education and equivalent relevant work experience.
  • 2 years minimum experience (3 years preferred) in central grants and contracts management. 
 
 

Do you share our dedication to extraordinary service and have what it takes to wear the badge? Apply now!

 
 
Who We Are:
 

Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

 

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.

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