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The Grants and Contracts group of the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA) is seeking a confident and motivated Research Development and Outreach Manager to join their team.
Are you passionate about uncovering exciting funding opportunities for your investigators? Does your faculty consider you the Grant Guru and seek your guidance with grant submissions? Are you someone who loves to develop strategies? Are you energized by presenting information to stakeholders and educating theresearch community about grants? If you answered yes to these questions, this position might be for you.
Our Grants and Contracts group leads the pre-award administration of research grants and contracts funded by federal, state, and private agencies.
As the Research Development and Outreach Manager, you will:
Develop positive relationships with MSK investigators and researchers, and identify and prospect exciting funding opportunities on their behalf.
Cultivate effective grants submission strategies that lead to successful awards.
Partner with faculty and research teams to identify unique funding sources.
Engage in proposal development activities, interpret and explain funding agency and institutional requirements, and provide review and editing assistance, as well as training and outreach to the Center community.
Provide lifecycle outreach andeducation spanning both pre-award and post-award.
An authority on pre-award grant submission process.
Eager to understand what interests and drives your client investigators and seek opportunities that are a match.
Self-motivated, willing to take action with demonstrated ability to establish relationships, prioritize and multi-task on parallel projects
Seen as the go-to person and easily gain the trust and respect of your client group.
Able to adapt to ambiguous situations and produce results.
An effective communicator, capable of resolving how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
Effective at gaining the support and dedication of others by engaging them around your opinion and priorities.
A Bachelors degree in the biological sciences or similar fields, Master's degree preferred or equivalent experience.
At least 5 years experience in a research administration office, preferably in basic and translational research.
Ability to independently apply a broad range of technical and specialized knowledge and significant job-related experience to handle complex work assignments.
Experience with the development/submission of research grants, and with reading and interpreting funding opportunities. #LI-POST Benefits Successful candidates may choose whether they would prefer to be remote (with twice yearly visits to the NYC office) or hybrid with the flexibility to come into our NYC offices. The choice is yours!
Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility
We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. Its important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.
Our Hiring Process
You review the posting, agree it sounds like a great fit & apply ->Talent Acquisition contacts you to schedule a phone interview (if your profile aligns) -> after speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video -> if your experience is a fit, you will move forward to a video call or on-site visit with the team -> post-interview feedback->ideally an offer! ->reference check & onboarding-> orientation & official welcome to MSK.
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