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CUNY Grants Development Manager - Deputy Director in New York, New York

Job Title: Grants Development Manager - Deputy Director

Job ID: 21179

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

POSITION DETAILS

Reporting to the Director of the Office of Research Administration (ORA), the Grants Development Manager will be responsible for the following:

• Managing contract development and funder relationships;

• Negotiating the contract terms, budgets, and budget revisions with funding agencies and assisting the direction in finalizing and execution;

• Developing, and overseeing trainings of principal investigators and project staff;

• Evaluating and recommending grant proposal submissions for the Director; monitoring proposals for congruency with research protocols;

• Leading ORA staff in ensuring compliance with research regulations including all aspects of Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR);

• Advising faculty in the development of grant and contract proposals, including liaison with collaborating agencies, other Hunter College offices, and the Research Foundation of CUNY (RF-CUNY) leading to submission of grant applications;

• Monitoring budget review processes and data in support of project progress reviews;

• Working with legal advisors, including the University and the RF Central Office, on such issues as technology transfer and intellectual property;

• Collecting and analyzing statistical and other quantitative data;

• Staying current on all regulations, changes and developments regarding Export Control;

• Reviewing publications and funding websites for research and dissemination of information and policies on government and private sector grants availability; secures guidelines for application for grants for research and institutional purposes;

• Researching and administering special projects and related duties as needed.

• Serving as primary contact for the Director with federal, state, local, foundation, non-profit organization, and corporate sponsors;

• Working closely with appropriate offices and staff such as the Human Research Protection Program, Institutional Animal Care & Use, institutional Biohazards, and other government and institution regulated matters to ensure effective and compliant administration.;

• Collaborating with RF-CUNY to resolve various business and human resources issues;

QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s degree and six years’ related experience required.

• Master’s degree preferred; Ph.D. welcomed.

• Equivalent experience, as evidenced in professional accomplishments and experience assisting in securing or conducting sponsored programs.

• Applicants with CRA (Certified Research Administrator) designation from the Research Administrators Certification Council are encouraged to apply; candidates for the position must be willing to commit to working towards achieving the CRA designation.

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW

Manages College's grant development programs and operations.

  • Manages grant development activities; writes grants, creates grant budgets and monitors compliance

  • Assists Director in implementation of grants; works closely and independently with grantors in resolving issues

  • Conducts prospect research; identifies, analyzes and cultivates potential funding sources

  • Guides faculty in finding appropriate funding sources based on discipline and/or research interest

  • Develops and conducts grants-related training with faculty and staff

  • May manage professional and/or clerical staff

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

CUNY TITLE

Higher Education Associate

FLSA

Exempt

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.

HOW TO APPLY

Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).

Candidates must also be prepared to have two letters of reference tendered promptly upon request.

CLOSING DATE

The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on October 24, 2019. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the positions remain open after initial round.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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