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Grants Manager

Company: NYU Langone Health
Location: New York
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

NYU Grossman School of Medicine is one of the nation's top-ranked medical schools. For 175 years, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless people. An integral part of NYU Langone Health, the Grossman School of Medicine at its core is committed to improving the human condition through medical education, scientific research, and direct patient care. For more information, go to, and interact with us on LinkedInGlassdoorIndeed, FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Grants Manager.

NYU Langone Health is the coordinating site for a major NIH grant to study Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection (PASC) or Long COVID. This 4 year initiative aims to answer key research questions needed to advance the scientific community's understanding of Long COVID and discover effective therapeutics to address it. The Grants Manager position is part of the Clinical Science Core (CSC) whose purpose is to coordinate the development and implementation of master protocols; to provide expertise in clinical protocol design, implementation; and execution of large clinical research studies for the PASC grant. This is an interdepartmental effort that spans the Office of Science and Research, Department of Medicine, Department of Population Health and Medical Center IT
The Grants Manager will work with the Associate Director of SPA and the senior leadership of the office of Science and Research to develop and implement an interdepartmental, interdisciplinary model for research administration that will promote and support broader collaborations that will lead to a crucial increase in a grants portfolio that includes Program Projects and Center Grants at the NYU School of Medicine. S/he will report directly to the Associate Director of SPA, and will directly supervise a number of SPA staff. S/he shall have direct authority for an assigned portion of the Pre Award division within SPA and will work with the SPA Education and Training group and OSR to develop a wide variety of education, communication and outreach activities, curriculum and resources in order to partner with and provide service to the research community.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide a demonstrated knowledge of intramural and extramural government regulations, policies and procedures to support faculty and inquiries relating to a post-award policies and practices.
  • Oversight and management, providing supervision, direction and guidance to the staff to ensure the efficient and compliant management of his/her teams sponsored programs portfolio.
  • Ensure recruitment and retention of top-notch Pre- and Post-award staff governing application review and grants data quality.
  • Conduct semi- and annual personnel evaluations related to assigned staff positions.
  • Review and ensure quality assurance for pre-award data input and management to ensure accurate reporting on grant activity
  • Develop and present training sessions for faculty and staff throughout the NYU School of Medicine as part of a training series. Educational sessions may include Grant Fundamentals, Grant Applications and the NIH Peer Review Process, Strategies on How to Prepare a Program Project Grants, Developing Research Proposals, Budgeting tips, or specialized grant applications such as shared instrumentation grants, training grants, and others.
  • Review all ongoing literature regarding administrative changes and disseminate targeted and personalized alerts (e.g. NIH Guide, CBD, etc).
  • Assist SPA and faculty with special projects, e.g., site visit presentations.
  • Interface with extramural and intramural grants/contracts officers and program officials on matters of grant administration and problem-solving, e.g., cost transfers, grant restrictions, etc.
  • Coordinate with PIs, departmental administrators, and the Office of Science and Research to ensure successful submissions of grant applications in advance of high volume deadlines.
  • Collaborate with the Development office to monitor the timely processing of awards and budget set-up for specific foundation grant applications.
  • Work with the Associate Director to manage a goal of at least 10% increase in grant submissions annually.
  • Work with the departments and institutes to accomplish research strategic plans.
  • Assist in preparation of materials and agenda for sponsor site-visits.
  • Maintain a current awareness of changes or new Federal regulations, maintains familiarity with trends, issues, and advances in grants administration through periodic review of relevant journals or other literature, and consults websites of professional organizations (e.g. NCURA, SRA).
  • Readily accepts new responsibilities and assignments and recognizes when help is needed by others to offer guidance and assistance.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 7 years of experience with broad grants administration or other relevant experience in all aspects of proposal review
  • Knowledge of grant policies and regulations for the public and private sectors
  • Must be able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent organization, time management, communication/interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of personalities as part of a team
  • Proficient in the use of computers including database management, spreadsheets, Microsoft Office applications and the Internet

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in applicable field (MBA, MPA, MPH, etc.) a plus

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
If you wish to view NYU Grossman School of Medicine's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.

Keywords: NYU Langone Health, New York , Grants Manager, Other , New York, New York

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