Director of Sponsored Programs and Research

Compensation

: $136,540.00 - $200,310.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Scientific Research



ResponsibilitiesIdentify and disseminate grant and contract solicitations and policy notices to faculty in their respective fields, including medicine, allied health, behavioral and life sciences, engineering and computing sciences, architecture and design, arts and sciences, and management.Assist faculty in developing competitive grant and contract proposals; budget preparation.Review, scientifically edit, assemble, and submit paper and electronic proposals to sponsors.Mentor faculty and staff in grant writing, grantsmanship, and grant and contract management; interpretation and dissemination of guidelines, regulations, and compliance requirements.Liaise with sponsors; negotiate, execute (as Signatory Official), and monitor grants & contracts; prepare research sub-award agreements and other contracts in consultation with General Counsel.Assist Office of Financial Affairs with post-award fiscal management of grants and contracts.With Provost, develop campus policies that foster research, scholarship, and creativity.Prepare reports on sponsored project activity; provide data for institutional reporting and publicity; prepare data requests to Institutional Research and Assessment Office for faculty.Assist institutional officials and faculty in developing proposals for infrastructure improvement.Administer domestic and global small-grants programs in accordance with New York Institute of Technologys collective bargaining agreement with Local-American Association of University Professors (AAUP).Supervise sponsored programs staff and graduate assistants.Maintain grants and IRB databases; create and maintain Office of Sponsored Programs and Research and IRB websites.As New York Institute of Technologys Human Protections Administrator, provide oversight of two Institutional Review Boards and maintain Federal wide Assurance for the Protection of Human Subjects.Organize and manage Institutional Review Board Office, including: supervision of IRB Administrator; technical review of human subject protocols; interpretation and application of DHHS human subject regulations; organization and participation in IRB meetings; preparation of IRB minutes, agendas, and policies; and recruitment and training of IRB members and PIs.Serve on Academic Senate, Patent Committee, and other internal committees.Provide advisement to faculty and staff on intellectual property and technology transfer; review Invention Disclosures; perform prior art searches; liaise with General Counsel on IP matters.Prepare and help administer university-wide policies on Misconduct in Research, on Conflicts of Interest in Research, on Required Education in the Protection of Human Research Participants, etc.QualificationsBachelors degree requiredMaster's or PhD preferredMinimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in sponsored project administrationPreaward sponsored project administration; IRB administration; scientific editing; grant accounting; facility with spreadsheets, databases, and word processing programsFacility with MS Office including Word, Excel, and Access; Adobe Acrobat; Oracle; extensive experience with electronic research administration systems including Grants.gov, NIH eRA Commons, and NSF FastLane; NIH, CITI or equivalent training in human subject protectionBroad knowledge of federal, state, and private, including corporate, funding sources;A strong track record in grant and contract administration and contract negotiation;Extensive knowledge of federal regulations and agency policies governing grant and contract administration;Analytical skills necessary to identify and convey compliance requirements to faculty and staff;Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills;Advanced computer proficiency including extensive experience with relational databases, spreadsheets, and word processing programs;Extensive experience in proposal and budget preparation; facility with electronic systems for proposal submission and research administration including Grants.gov, NSF FastLane and NIH eRA Commons;Strong oral and written communications skills;Supervisory experience and demonstrated leadership and teamwork;Strong work ethic, service-orientation, and attention to detail;Commitment to a culture of compliance;Knowledge of human subject and animal welfare regulations and experience in Institutional Review Board management;Personal initiative; and a proven ability to perform, prioritize, and delegate multiple tasks, and to deliver high-quality, timely results in a deadline-driven environment.Please submit cover letter & resume for considerationNew York Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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