Director, Solutions Lead - Research Administration Information Technology

Posting Number 2022-10174
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/18/2022 4:37 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Department
Administrative Technology Services
School/Division
NYU IT (WS1170)
Compensation Grade
Band 54
Union
N/A
FT/PT
Full-Time
Category
Technology

Position Summary

The Director supports information technology for the Offices under the purview of the Vice Provost for Research (OVPR). This position is responsible for developing information management systems and software support for these departments. It also develops strategic plans for upgrades and maintenance of software applications in conjunction with OVPR leaders. In partnership with the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) Program Lead, this position will oversee project planning, design, testing, and execution of the CAYUSE Modernization program, which will result in a significant increase in the software's scope, functionality, maturity, and user base. This position assists with electronic submission of research proposals and shares information about system and process changes. The individual in this role extracts, integrates, and manipulates data to create reports and dashboards, analytical datasets in response to requests and needs from the research team, researchers, and data warehouse. The Director directs the implementation, deployment of research enterprise applications, grants management tools, and systems and internal data warehouses to support the strategic research mission across the Offices of the Vice Provost for Research at New York University. The incumbent is responsible for working closely with principal investigators, central and school-level research administrators, and fiscal, HR, and compliance officers to provide sponsored project data management support for proposals, awards, and compliance aspects of research projects that feed data warehouses sourced for reporting and dashboards utilized for operations, decision making, and benchmarking. This position manages three full-time employees.

Qualifications

Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience:
7+ years of experience with technology, reporting, enterprise application deployment. experience in the planning and implementation of information systems, enterprise integration, and databases across units. and 3+ years of experience in a supervisory, project management or research capacity. and 7+ years of experience supervising staff, which include hiring, coaching, training, performance management and professional development.

Preferred Experience:
5+ years of experience in an academic and/or research environment.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Working competency in Cayuse Research Suite, including Sponsored Projects (SP), 424 Proposals, Outside Interest, Institutional Review Board (IRB), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)\Facilities, Vivarium, Fund Manager modules. Knowledge of a variety of current and emerging technologies. Excellent verbal and writing skills and demonstrated an aptitude for problem-solving. Excellent analytical skills. Ability to work effectively with all levels of employees. Excellent planning, analytical, problem solving, and communication skills. Ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent planning, analytical, problem solving, and communication skills. Ability to communicate with both business and technology-related information in oral, written, and graphic form to individuals with varying backgrounds. Proficiency with web/database design/architecture/programming, including XHTML, CSS, XML, PHP. Knowledge of a variety of current and emerging technologies. Demonstrated familiarity with current Business Intelligence tools such as Tableau and SQL server Data collection, analysis and interpretation, project management and assessment, database management Experience with data warehouse concepts and technology and reporting and using data to inform decision-making Aptitude to analyze user requirements and build reports and/or BI solutions according to specifications Knowledge of NSF FastLane, Grants.gov, NIH eRA, and other electronic submission systems. Must be well versed in quality data collection to ensure adequacy, accuracy, and legitimacy of data in NYU systems and be able to strictly follow data privacy and security procedures for data handling and analysis to ensure adherence to legal and institutional standards. Knowledge of the higher education environment, its business processes, data needs, and reporting requirements. Knowledge of SaaS Cayuse Research Suite (Pre-Award application Cayuse Sponsored Projects (SP), 424 Proposals, Outside Interest, Institutional Review Board (IRB), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)\Facilities, Vivarium, Fund Manager). Knowledge and experience with InfoReady. Well-versed in Pre-award processes and procedures.

Additional Information

NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at nyu.edu/nyugreen.

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