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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Sr Grants Manager in New York, New York

Employer Name: Columbia University

Job Type: Officer of Administration Bargaining Unit: Regular/Temporary: Regular End Date if Temporary: Hours Per Week: 35 Salary Range: Position Summary Specifically, the Sr. Grants Manager will oversee clinical trials and other sponsored research projects throughout the award life-cycle, from pre-award to close-out. Manage departmental research projects. Responsibilities Oversee preparation of sponsored projects proposal submissions, provide Principal Investigators with guidance and administrative support in the submission process Work with the University central departments including Sponsored Projects Administration to ensure that submissions are accurate, complete, up-to-date, timely and comply with the University and College of Dental Medicine policies and procedures Serve as the primary point of contact for assigned projects Initiate and coordinate contract and budget negotiation for private grants and clinical trials Prepare budgets, cost/benefit (profit/loss) analysis and evaluate potential business risk of proposed submissions Provide guidance on compliance matters as they relate to proposals for submission Set up awards, budgets, prepare payroll allocations and update them as needed Prepare quarterly/annual budget updates Prepare financial reports and regularly review them with Principal Investigators Prepare quarterly grant attestations Provide Principal Investigators with financial forecasts of their projects Monitor revenue receipts and timely billing Monitor ongoing business risk and compliance Prepare and submit requests, including rebudgeting or extension requests, to sponsors Resolve contractual issues/problems/disputes arising from assigned projects Advise and assist Principal Investigators with setting appropriate administrative processes and staff training for their awards (such as StudyManager for Clinical Trials) Provide Principal Investigators and project key personnel with guidance on purchasing policies and best practices; analyze and oversee expenses Create purchasing requisitions; Prepare and submit financial reconciliation report at close-out Assist Principal Investigators with final report submission Proactively maintain up-to-date information on current and changing sponsor regulations, policies, and procedures Interpret and provide guidance on award terms and conditions Act as Primary Effort Coordinator; assist Principal Investigators with annual Effort Reporting Ensure complete, timely and orderly documentation of all financial and key non-financial information pertaining to assigned projects Assist with budget management and reporting for departmental research funds. Oversee administrative staff including training and annual reviews Assist with all ARC and HR transactions related to sponsored research as needed Work collaboratively with other CDM and University units Perform other administrative and financial duties as needed. Minimum Qualifications Requires bachelor?s degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience Preferred Qualifications Experience with University Financial Systems (ARC, Finsys/ Budget Tool) & Sponsored Projects Related tools, Rascal & Info-Ed. Other Requirements Must have strong computer skills with an emphasis on developing complex spreadsheets. Excellent oral/written communication, interpersonal organization, problem solving and detail-oriented skill required. Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.