Sponsored Programs Administrator

The State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry invites applications for the position of Sponsored Programs Administrator who will work with administrators, faculty, students, and staff to further the research goals of the College.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: working with investigators from the inception through submission to sponsors of research grant applications, including creation of grant budgets; maintenance of active grants, including renewals; and the final closeout of terminating grants.  The Administrator must be familiar with the current rules and regulations of sponsoring agencies, including federal guidelines for NIH, DoD, and NSF, assuring compliance with federal and state regulations concerning grant expenditures, conflict of interest, and effort reporting.  Responsibilities also include working closely with state agencies, particularly the Research Foundation of SUNY, in maintaining grant awards at the College and developing rules and guidelines for grants administration.  The Administrator reports directly to the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree preferred, applicants should have experience in grants or research administration including managing compliance with federal government and/or industry grants and contracts.  The ability to work with grant budgets and fiscal spreadsheets is essential.  Applicants should also have good oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively with research and administrative personnel.  Membership in NCURA, SRA, or PRIMR is a plus.

Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their qualifications together with a resume and a list of three references to:

Mr. Canh Tran
Graduate Studies and Research Coordinator
SUNY College of Optometry
33 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

Email: ctran@sunyopt.edu

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