Grants & Contracts Specialist II - Developmental & Regenerative Biology

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:
This individual is responsible for providing Pre and Post Grants assistance and guidance in the preparation, submission, processing, and management of research grants and contract proposals, awards, and agreements for researchers within the department. Also, assures that the administration of sponsored programs related to research is in compliance with federal, state and private agency rules and regulations.
  • Reviews grant and/or contract proposals and expenditures prior to submission for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Reviews financial and administrative policies on behalf of the Department. Will assist in submission of high priority proposals and grants.
  • 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, in correct compliance characterization, 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 the department.
  • Provides cost benefit analysis and other reports as required.
  • Assists with pre-award budget development, post-award monitoring, program sub –contract management, and grant closeout procedures.
  • Oversees expenditures, reviews ledgers, tracks payments from Sponsors. Develops financial management review system for funded projects.
  • Interacts with faculty, departmental administrator, finance and institutional compliance committees on all Sponsored Programs and research programs. Provides information to Sponsored Programs Accounting for fund activation.
  • Reviews and provides Just-In-Time, supplemental and amended information to extramural sponsors on applications.
  • Create and maintains computer documentation and appropriate files for proposal submissions, awards, and research expenditures.
  • Act as liaison to Sponsored Projects Accounting (SPA) for subcontracts written by SPA, but signed by GCO.
  • Train new faculty and staff in research/grants management.
  • Performs other related duties. 
  • Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field
  • 2 - 5 years of progressive experience in grants. Knowledge of grants, contracts, and applications and familiarity with electronic research administration requirements from a variety of sponsoring agencies, federal, state, local, etc. 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai 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 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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