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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Grants Manager/Senior Grants Manager in New York, New York

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Grants Manager/Senior Grants Manager to join our Grants and Contracts team. Our Grants and Contracts department, a unit of the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA), manages the pre-award administration of research grants and contracts funded by federal, state, and private agencies.

As a Grants Manager/Senior Grants Manager you will:

  • Be a self directed professional responsible for providing customer-focused support to investigators

  • Serve as the principal administrative resource and contact between investigators, external funding agencies and MSK, and acts as a pre-award information consultant for researchers in the Sloan-Kettering Institute and Memorial Hospital

  • Provide analysis of sponsor guidelines, develop and review budgets for all grant applications, review of agency application forms and administrative documents and timely submission of proposals to sponsor agencies

  • Ensure institutional compliance with federal, state, agency and other applicable governing regulations, policies and procedures concerning sponsored and non-sponsored research

You are:

  • Self-motivated, willing to take action, individual, with demonstrated ability to establish relationships, prioritize and multi-task on parallel projects

  • Customer-focused and interested in collaboration

  • Able to adapt in ambiguous situations and produce results

  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with institutional goals

  • A strong communicator and able to easily interact with a diverse group of individuals

  • Able to operate effectively in an environment notable for complex information, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious.

  • Someone confident and able to effectively engage stakeholders in challenging or deadline-oriented situations

You have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a related field, ideally in an administration environment performing duties similar to the above. 5 years of directly related experience may be substituted for the degree

  • Experience showing progressive increases in responsibility, the ability to develop and complete projects with minimal supervision, and will have demonstrated skills in working effectively with faculty, staff and external agencies.

  • Experience reading and interpreting funding opportunity announcements or similar and demonstrated knowledge of pre-award grant submission process is highly preferred.

  • Knowledge of NIH application requirements and policy regulations and a familiarity with web based submission software (eg Cayuse) preferred.#LI-POST


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Requisition ID2019-35448

CategoryProfessional - Research Administration

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