Department Administrator, Budget & Contracts

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Position SummaryThe Department Administrator, Budget & Contracts at Global TIES for Children will work directly with the Associate Director of Research Administration to support the overall financial, administrative and grant activities of the Center. More specifically, the position will be responsible for the following: Budget & Finance: Provide on-going financial support of Center's various grants, manage purchasing and internal/external payments and reimbursements; monitor expenses against funds, and analyze expense variances and make corrective financial action when neededContracts: Liaise with Center staff, department pre- and post-award administrators, the Office of General Counsel, and Contracts Office to plan for and process complex contracts, agreements, purchase orders and change orders using various funding sources, ensuring accurate completion, timely routing of internal paperwork and disclosures and compliance with University policies, and develop an internal system to track contracts in process and ensure timely follow-up and execution.Procurement: Act as a departmental resource on all types of procurement transactions, including preparation of purchase requisitions/POs, invoice payments, check requests, and other mechanisms; identify external vendors for various professional services, purchase technology/supplies, and anticipate inventory needsAdministrative Support: Provide support to the Associate Director of Research Administration with other administrative duties as needed Global TIES for Children is an international research center at New York University dedicated to designing, evaluating and advising on programs and policies to improve the lives of children and youth in the most vulnerable regions across the globe. Our center works with some of the world’s leading non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and with governments in low-income (LI) and conflict-affected (CA) countries to develop and evaluate innovative approaches to promoting the holistic development of children and their communities.Qualifications

Required Education:Bachelor's Degree in Business/Public Administration, Psychology or related field of studyRequired Experience:3+ years relevant on-the-job experience Must have prior experience managing budgets and reportingRequired Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs, including Excel and Access Excellent organizational skills. Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills. Performs work independently with minimal supervision. Demonstrated written communication skills. Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills.Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:Basic familiarity with HTML

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Posted: 9/11/2019
Application Due: 12/10/2019
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