Columbia University Senior Project Officer in New York, New York

Job TitleSenior Project Officer

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number 095917

Department 7902- CDM Dean's Office

Location Medical Center

Job Type Officer Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit

If temporary, indicate duration

Hours Per Week 35

Job Family Grants Management

Salary Grade Officer 105

Salary Range

Advertised Summary Job Description Reporting directly to the Grants Manager, College of Dental Medicine (CDM), the Senior Project Officer (Sr. PO) works closely with other staff members in the day-to-day SPA operations. The Sr. Project Officer is expected to deliver high-quality, customer-focused grants-management services, interacting with faculty and administrative staff to facilitate sponsored-project planning, program and administration, and to serve as the single point of contact for their assigned portfolio in this regard. The Sr. Project Officer is expected to adhere to sponsor and University guidelines and procedures. This position requires problem-solving skills in a deadline-driven environment as well as the consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Requires a Bachelor's degree;

5-7 years of related experience.

Experience in InfoEd preferred.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications

Essential Functions Coordinate pre-award review of grant and contract submissions, adhering to sponsor and University policies;

Advise principal investigators and departmental administrators about University policies and proposal preparation guidelines;

Facilitate the processing for legal review and/or account setup of grant awards, contracts, subcontracts, and other award instruments;

Provide support and act as a central resource of knowledge for issues occurring throughout the lifecycle of a sponsored award;

Liaise with other University central and departmental units regarding sponsored project-related compliance, finance, or other administrative issues;

Maintain a current and up-to-date knowledge of existing and evolving institutional policies and sponsor regulations, with emphasis on the Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health;

Undertake other special projects as assigned.

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Special Indications

This position works with: There are no special indications for this position

HIPAA Compliance training required Yes

Participation in Medical Surveillance required No

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date 12-04-2018

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

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