Division Administrator

Reporting to the Division Chief and to the Director of RFMH at NYSPI, the incumbent will assist the Chief for the overall financial and administrative management of a research division, which includes significant funded research. This position has responsibility across three entities, Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene (RFMH), New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI), and the Department of Psychiatry (DOP).

The Division Administrator will ensure that the Division is financially viable and is in compliance with all applicable regulatory and transactional policies, procedures and processes. S/he will successfully interface with the RFMH, NYSPI and DOP’s centralized budget and fiscal operations, ensuring that all budget and fiscal work is carried out smoothly and with strict compliance.

S/he will ensure successful management of grants/contracts within the division, collaborating with Principal Investigators and the RFMH and DOP’s centralized research pre-and-post award functions. Work with investigators on development and submission of grant and contract applications. Prepares proposed budgets and budget justifications while ensuring resource allocation is accurate and appropriate. Guides and assists investigators with application deliverables, including compiling and formatting grant and contract applications to meet sponsor specifications that are submitted in time to meet specific deadlines. Acts as liaison between
investigators and the internal grants/contracts management office.

Contact Information

Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene @ Columbia Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute



1051 Rivrside Dr

New York, NY 10025


Background Information

4-Year Degree

3-5 years in large a

  • College/University
  • Hospital
  • Non-Profit
  • Government
  • Administrator or Administrative
  • Department Administrator
  • Finance, Operations
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Research Administrator/Manager
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs


Target Job Information


  • Full Time