The Director of Grants Management is employed by the Research Foundation for SUNY. The Research Foundation for SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to Research Foundation policies and procedures.
Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Business Compliance, who also serves as the campus Operations Manager (OM), the position manages the Grant Management Office (GMO) which is responsible for supporting SUNY Old Westbury’s research mission and the successful implementation, operating and close-outs of awarded grants.
The Office is responsible for:
Working closely with the Sponsored Programs Office to create an environment conductive to continuous improvement in support of College programs and increased sponsored program funding;
Assisting and training faculty and staff in the administrative portion of the awarded grant;
Overseeing all aspects of the post award process, including the finance and administrative functions of all sponsored research funding.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide oversight of campus research and sponsored program administration for the post award process. This includes all aspects of :
financial sponsored program compliance and monitoring;
funds management, including income fund reimbursements, suspense accounts, benefits, travel, and property control;
Ensure program administration at the campus location meets regulatory requirements, operates efficiently and effectively, and in accordance to Federal, State, sponsor and Research Foundation guidelines and procedures.
Supervise and train GMO staff.
Develop annual budget for campus GMO.
Provide direction managing audit of grants.
Provide leadership and grant related consultative services and technical assistance to faculty and staff.
Review and monitor office web page, recommending revisions as needed.
Manage assets property control program.
Provide orientation and training to faculty and staff working on grants.
Monitor key sponsored program financial activity.
Perform grant close-outs as appropriate.
Ensure risk management and control systems are in place, along with metrics for evaluating financial and operational performance.
Represent the campus in local and regional meetings. Occasional in-state travel required.
Liaison with Research Foundation Central Office.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field;
Minimum of five (5) years in similar fields (education, research, regulatory).
An analytical mind set and ability to work with numbers.
Understanding of rules and regulatory environment (federal, state, sponsor and Research Foundation) covering research and sponsored program administration.
Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with both RF and SUNY constituents.
Ability to manage complex business matters and transactions and successfully lead a team of professionals.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel.
Advanced degree highly desirable.
Accounting background or degree.
Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC) Certification.
Only applications submitted online will be considered.
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: March 8, 2017
The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
The State University of New York, College at Old Westbury is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Additional Salary Information: The Director of Grants Management is employed by the Research Foundation for SUNY. The Research Foundation for SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to Research Foundation policies and procedures.
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