Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Grant Facilitator for the School of Nursing Research Office. Reporting to the director, the incumbent in this position is responsible for the administration of pre-award grants and contracts and the management and supervision of daily operations and performance of the research office. The Grant Facilitator is primarily focused on the individual grant preparation piece, often working hand-in-hand with individual faculty members, including those at the center and clinic, in addition to the school.
Among the key duties of the position are the following:
Identifies grant-making organizations, assists faculty in database usage, and identifies funding sources for specific projects and programs.
Informs targeted faculty and staff of upcoming government, corporate, foundation grants and other relevant information.
Gathers information through appropriate methods to determine necessary funding.
Compiles, writes, and edits grant applications; provides assistance to faculty on proposal presentations; and analyzes feedback from granting agencies to support faculty with the proposal revision process.
Identifies, assembles, and manages teams from different schools and centers in response to significant funding opportunities; coordinates development National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institute of Health (NIH), or other proposals; and expands relationships between Rutgers University and the business community.
Serves as a liaison to all funding agencies and organizations; and develops a strategic plan increasing major external funding projects through outreach efforts; prepares annual reports; and completes additional duties as assigned consistent with the mission, vision, and role of the School of Nursing.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's degree preferably in a scientific discipline or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Three years' professional experience in proposal development preferably in higher education.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong writing, interpersonal, organizational skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Ability to exercise a significant amount of judgment, technical expertise, professionalism, and experience.
Must be knowledgeable of major sponsor policies and procedures.
Skills in use of electronic research systems.
Ph.D. and five or more years of management experience
Familiarity with search engines and electronic research administration
Excel, Microsoft Word and other word processing applications, RAPSS, and IRB and electronic research administration systems
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