The High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI) seeks applicants for the Grants Manager position. Reporting to the senior Grants Manager, the incumbent supports the Institute’s mission as an interdisciplinary center of excellence for environmental research, serving as a resource for HMEI faculty and associated faculty in multiple departments on pre-award and post-award administration of sponsored research projects. The Grants Manager works closely with the HMEI senior Grants Manager and maintains regular communications with the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA) and Sponsored Research Accounting (SRA), and numerous other points of contact across University academic and administrative units.
The Grants Manager’s pre-award responsibilities include: timely coordination of the proposal process with ORPA, Principal Investigators( PIs), outside investigators, and other institutional, governmental, and non-governmental points of contact. The incumbent will be expected to review and understand agency program announcements and submission requirements; review budgetary guidelines in accordance with sponsor proposal requirements and budget and justification development, and compile full proposal application packages for submission in University and sponsor information systems. Post-award responsibilities will include: award review and set up, budget and expense monitoring, allowability compliance and expenditure reconciliation and projections; financial records management, and subcontract administration.
The Grants Manager is be expected to stay up-to-date with respect to knowledge of University policies and procedures regarding research administration including participation in University-sponsored trainings as well as remain current and knowledgeable regarding policies of governmental and non-government sponsors. The incumbent must be flexible to take on other ad hoc assignments to support HMEI researchers and research activities and to assist with other financial management functions as necessary and appropriate.
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