Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Grants Management team, the Research and Grants Administrative Coordinator will be responsible for administrative and financial activities in the College of Dental Medicine research administration and sponsored projects (pre- and post-award) management.
The Coordinator will closely work with the CDM faculty, students, academic and administrative units, as well as University central offices (Sponsored Projects Administration, Sponsored Projects Finance, Purchasing, IRB, IACUC).
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, preferably in business, finance, management, or sciences plus 3 years of direct experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Excellent organizational, interpersonal, analytical, communications and customer focus skills. Must have knowledge of sponsored projects policies and procedures. Experience in sponsored projects management, particularly in pre-award / grant submissions. Experience in financial management and analysis, preferably gained at a research university. Must be a team player, have ability to work with multiple projects in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines, prioritize, complete tasks in a timely manner. Must be detail oriented, and be able to work independently and collaboratively. Must be able to create complex Excel spreadsheets. Must have advanced computer skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in business, finance, management or sciences preferred.
Knowledge of CU systems (RASCAL, ARC, InfoEd); knowledge of the federal funding policies and NIH systems, and CU facilities.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_174620
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Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.