Apr 25, 2019
Recruitment/Posting Title Manager, Grants and Contracts
Job Category Staff & Executive - Finance/Accounting/Purchasing
Department NJMS-Office of Research
New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating universitywide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.
Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.
Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Manager, Grants and Contracts for the Office of the Dean – Research Office at the New Jersey Medical School. Under the direction of the Assistant Dean for Research, the Manager, Grants and Contracts is responsible for the day-to-day financial and administrative operations of assigned projects, grants, contracts and all other accounts and related functions associated with research and sponsored program activities at Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School.
Ensures that both pre and post-award activities comply with Federal, State, University, and Sponsor requirements.
Reviews and approves all research grant and contract proposals prior to submission to Federal, State, Corporate and other agencies to ensure compliance with University policies and procedures and ensures strong financial development of sponsored and unsponsored research projects.
Provides guidance and expertise to faculty, administrators and other staff on proposal development and grant applications, including development of project budgets for internal and external support opportunities from Federal, State, Corporate and other funding agencies.
Develops internal policies and procedures regarding research grant and contract proposals and applications.
Manages process to centralize and prioritize responses to internal and external requests for data for grant
and non-grant (restricted) accounts.
Reconciles award activity and provides reports to the Assistant Dean for Research, Departments and Centers.
Facilitates communication and problem resolution relative to pre- or post-award activities.
Provides analytical support to the Medical School research projects.
Develops communication and education opportunities to promote sponsored programs activities (e.g.,
workshops, newsletters, department web page, faculty orientation, special programs/presentations, etc.)
Works with NJMS Finance Office to oversee restricted and fund spending.
Provides support to the Clinical Research Administration for clinical research budgets and hospital approvals.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week 37.5
Daily Work Shift Day
Position Salary Max authorized hiring amount, 90K
Annual Minimum Salary 81694.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 103342.000
Annual Maximum Salary 124990.000
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility
Minimum Education and Experience
Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Administration or related field plus six (6) years of experience involving research and sponsored programs administration, ideally in an academic environment.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge and expertise of Federal and State agency regulations, policies, procedures and laws applicable to sponsored programs activities.
Must have understanding of research grant and contract proposal development and management for both clinical and basic biomedical science research.
Demonstrated strong service orientation.
Knowledge of computer programs, including MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat.
Experience with financial electronic management systems (such as Banner, Peoplesoft, MarketPlace, and Oracle).
Strong financial accounting expertise specific to biomedical research sponsored award fund spending, both non-profit and for profit sources, as well as designated/discretionary spending as it relates to research activities.
Six (6) years of experience in research administration in both pre-award and post award, including federal and commercial standards and regulations specific to basic and clinical research fund expenditures, federal cost principles, research compliance guidelines, and reporting requirements related to sponsored research awards.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Posting Number 18ST3164
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.