Director, Office of Grant Support

Bronx, NY 10461

Department: Grants & Research Job Number: 5786 Pay Rate: $175000-200000

Job Description

Title: Director, Office of Grant Support
Location: Bronx, NY
Industry: Healthcare
Occupational Category: Finance

Hours: Full-time
Our client, a research-intensive medical school in New York City, is hiring a full-time Director, Office of Grant Support.  Broad understanding of college and sponsored research environment.  The Director oversees all staffing, budget, and operations of the Office of Grant Support (OGS) functional areas of proposal development. This role will analyze and interpret data, policies and procedures, and other reports as needed in relation to pre-award research administration and disseminating pre-award research administration related information to research stakeholders.  The Director will provide leadership, planning, assistance, support, and compliance for all aspects of pre-award sponsored research and sponsored programs administration.  The position will serve as the subject matter expert for all pre-award services.

Job Responsibilities:  
  • Oversee the grant pre-award process, including the facilitation of timely submissions and revisions of NIH grants, reviewing and approving budget proposals, and ensuring that investigators are continually updated regarding policies and procedures for grant submissions.
  • Oversee all staffing, budget, and operations of the OGS functional areas of proposal development.
  • Provide leadership, planning, assistance, support, and compliance for all aspects of pre-award sponsored research and sponsored programs administration.
  • Direct and establish priorities for day to day operations, conduct strategic planning to align with research administration and research leadership.
  • Recruit, train and supervise staff. Provide mentorship and support.
  • Establish and ensure ongoing application of processes and best practices for all services provided by the team.
  • Standardize workflow, communication flow, status tracking, and documentation processes for all pre-award tasks.
  • Serve as a Signing Official for federal grants.
  • Provide ongoing web-based and in-person consultation and education for first-time applicants.
  • Meet with departments and centers on a regular basis to monitor their needs for ongoing education and training for early-stage investigators.
  • Manage the training of investigators and their staffs utilize grant system as well as interacting with the NIH Commons and its equivalent with other federal and non-federal sponsors
  • Coordinate interaction among departmental administrators in the preparation of interdepartmental applications including center, program and training grants, site visits, and awards committee applications.
  • Work collaboratively with the Coordinating Group to leverage work being done to create new research teams for targeted new research funding (eg, PCORI, NY State, Foundation, and NIH).
  • Manage the Awards Committee that vets internal faculty proposals prior to applying for Foundation grants that limit the applicant pool.
  • Foster a compliant environment by staying abreast of changes in agency regulations, requirements, and policies and disseminating agency information.
  • Bachelor’s degree plus 7-10 years of related experience pre-award and/or sponsored administration in a college setting (preferred). Experience with budget development.
  • Significant prior experience with the research grant application process and demonstrable knowledge of and experience with NIH eCommons, all other Federal and non-Federal portals is required.
  • Broad understanding of college and sponsored research environment.
  • Supervisory and leadership experience.
  • Excellent oral and written skills.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with funding agency rules and regulations as they pertain to preparation and implementation of grants.

Job Perks:  
  • Competitive salary, great benefits, and other attractive incentives
  • Generous PTO
  • All major insurances (health, life, disability)
  • Work-life balance is valued 
  • A team environment that believes in employee development, professional growth, and company longevity
  • Culture is one of mutual respect, teamwork, and equality
  • The organization embraces and values an inclusive work environment
Salary: The posted range is not a guarantee. The actual salary will be based on qualifications, experience, and education and could fall outside of this range. Contact us for more information.

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There is no such thing as a perfect candidate, so do not let that hold you back from applying. You do not need 100% of the qualifications to add incredible value to the team. If you are passionate about what you could accomplish in this role, we would love to hear from you!


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Donna Bozek
Director, Healthcare Recruitment

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