Mount Sinai Careers
GRANTS & CONTRACTS MANAGER - GENETICS
Strength Through Diversity
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- Provides assistance and guidance in the preparation of budgets, GCO/IRB paperwork, application forms, no costs extensions and subcontracts.
- Maintains a library of bio-sketches, other support, and training records for grant proposals.
- Reviews grants and contracts 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, monitors grant spending reports and expenditures posted to assigned grant projects and serves as a liaison to GCO office, sponsored projects and other collaborating departments to ensure that grants are properly managed.
- Provides information to Sponsored Programs Accounting for fund activation.
- Reviews and provides supplemental and amended information to extramural sponsors on grant applications.
- Maintains 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.
- Bachelor's degree required (Master's preferred, ideally MPA-MPH)
- Microsoft Word and Excel- Intermediate, Info-Ed, NIH website
- Internet applications (advance)
- 5+ years of progressive experience in grants & contracts management
- Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
- Strong problem solving and analytical skills
- Knowledge of grants, contracts, and applications and familiarity with electronic research administration requirements from a variety of sponsoring agencies such as federal, state, local, etc.
- Must have a flexible work schedule (especially around time of grant deadlines) and must be very self motivated.