The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is seeking a Grants Assistant with excellent organizational, writing and editing skills. This individual will report to the Vice President and Executive Director. Primary responsibilities will include providing technical support to both the Executive Director and OSP managers, and assisting pre-award, post-award and grant accounting teams to secure, manage and report on a multi-million dollar research program portfolio.
Additional responsibilities will include but aren’t limited to:
- Assist with the preparation of grant proposal materials including editing, budget development and electronic submission.
- Track grant applications and submit progress reports.
- Maintain an OSP intranet website and a searchable, CSHL specific, funding opportunities database.
- Identify funding opportunities matched with CSHL investigator expertise and need.
- Assist with post-award administration of grants to ensure that institutional policies and procedures regarding sponsored research funding are proactively addressed, adhered to and updated as needed.
- Coordinate OSP staff meetings, organize and participate in annual CSHL grant writing workshops and other conferences and meetings as needed.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in English, finance, biology business, accounting or a related field is required.
Experience: 1-3 years of professional work experience is required. This may include work done while attending school.
Knowledge: Knowledge of grants management related procedures and of Lawson/Information Business Systems is a plus. Proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook is required.
Skills: The candidate must possess exceptional organizational, writing, editing, communication and computer skills, and have the ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet time-sensitive deadlines.
Please apply for the position via the CSHL careers website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/14502
Position Number 01256-A
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.
For more information about CSHL, please visit us at www.cshl.edu.
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