A Project Officer/Grant Specialist in the NYU Office of Sponsored Programs advises faculty on long-term financial viability of department/center given multiple grants and contracts from various sources with differing project end dates. Locates and identifies sources of outside funding on own accord. Develops budget proposals and monitors the resulting awards received for academic and research projects and programs. Interprets regulations and guidelines of multiple programs funding with complex and broad guidelines for spending. Develops, negotiates and maintains subcontracts under prime contract. Serves as signature authority for electronic proposals, submits electronic proposals and assists with problems. Responsible for institutional sign-off on proposal, and ensures that any changes were correctly completed. Supervises the processing of invoices and day-to-day monitoring of budgets. Ensures compliance with sponsor terms, University policies/procedures and federal regulations. Education and Experience: Bachelor degree and 5 - 7 years of progressive grant and contract experience. Advanced degree preferred.
Bachelor's degree and
3 years' relevant experience with research administration or an equivalent combination. Must include authoring proposals for funded research and preparing budgets.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Familiarity with federal regulatory compliance requirements and submission of proposals using electronic research sources. Ability to work well independently or in a group under strict deadlines. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
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