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Rockefeller University Sponsored Programs Officer (Salary Range: $84K-$114K) in New York, New York

Job: IRC28821


Job Title Sponsored Programs Officer (Salary Range: $84K-$114K)

Laboratory / Department Sponsored Programs Administration

Department Description

Sponsored Research and Program Development oversees the administration, compliance, and documentation of sponsored programs for The Rockefeller University, and works towards furthering the University's research enterprise.

Detailed Description

The Sponsored Programs Officer Administrative Post Award is a critical liaison between OSPA and Finance Research Administration, and keeps Assistant Director fully informed of non-routine matters. This position advises and supports the Director on policies and procedures and on developing and maintaining OSPA online and other resources. The candidate will be responsible for non-financial administration of all awarded sponsored research projects, managing administrative aspects of all sponsored awards including prior approval requests, award transfers to other institutions, and reviews of sponsors' terms and conditions before and after awards are made. Will complete due diligence and sub-recipient monitoring, outgoing sub-contracts, and modifications. Negotiates the Terms & Conditions of awards with funding agencies as necessary, in coordination with Tech Transfer and Legal, and processing acceptance. Works closely with Finance Post Award. Maintains full and timely documentation of all Post Award efforts, procedures, etc. Notifies Investigators of awards and informs them of all reporting and other requirements as defined by the award's terms and conditions. Interacts with Investigators and agencies as questions arise. Manages and follows Post Award procedures for interactions with compliance and other campus offices associated with Post Award management (IACUC, IRB, Tech Transfer, Finance, Legal Counsel, Research Support, and others as needed). Verifies compliance approvals are in place prior to processing award. If any compliance issues remain at the time of and/or during an award period, works with appropriate officials inside and outside OSPA before funds can be released and/or suspended. Maintains and updates awards in electronic grants management systems and any remaining award paper folders. For all closeouts: tracks closing documentation due dates, obtains reports from PIs, requests no-cost extensions as needed, etc. and updates in files in RAS-Grants and paper folders. Works with the Assistant Director to develop and run reports relating to award receipts. Work with the Senior SPO who has a joint pre-award/post-award portfolio. Tracks outstanding awards and subcontracts. Interacts with labs and sponsors to determine status of funding, clarifies policies and guidelines, etc. Assists the pre-award area as needed. Uses/contributes to Post Award tools and resources developed by FDP, COGR and others. Oversees record retention needs as dictated by internal and sponsor policies. The candidate will also be responsible for other assignments as needed. The targeted salary is $84,000 to $114,000.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of relevant experience in research administration at either a department or central level is required. CRA Certification preferred. Senior SPO position may be considered depending on qualifications and experience. Master's degree and CRA Certification preferred. Familiarity with federal biomedical funding agencies (e.g., NIH, NSF, DOD) is required. Must have the ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations with numerous and diverse demands. Must accurately prepare and maintain records, files and reports and be able to work successfully as both a member of a team and independently with minimal supervision. Must be professional while interacting with a diverse group of staff, faculty, students, and the community in an academic-oriented environment. Must be able to effectively manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet inflexible deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Additional Details

This job requires that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Rockefeller University provides reasonable accommodations where legally required including accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans