Proposal Development Coordinator
Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher degree). Two (2) years of full-time administrative and/or research experience, research experience as part of a doctoral training program will be considered. Experience with federal, state, and/or private grant application development and/or submission. Highly proficient, professional experience in spreadsheet management, e-mail, internet research, and word processing applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Apps).
Master's degree (foreign equivalent or higher degree). Four or more years (4+) of full-time administrative and/or research experience, research experience as part of a doctoral training program will be considered. Experience developing or managing budgets. Experience working in a higher education setting or academic medical setting. Experience editing and performing quality assurance review of documents.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Office of Proposal Development (OPD) is one of six units within the Office of the Vice President for Research whose mission is to support Stony Brook's research and scholarly community in their pursuit of extramural funding. OPD's primary focus is on large-scale and/or interdisciplinary proposals involving multiple departments and external collaborators. The incumbent will provide complex and comprehensive administrative support to Stony Brook's research and scholarly community in their pursuit of extramural funding. OPD staff work directly with Stony Brook researchers and their staff to develop grant applications and support writing (non technical sections), reviewing and submitting proposals, including developing project budgets that are structured appropriately to meet the needs of the program. OPD staff work in unison with the Office of Sponsored Programs to ensure that proposals meet all sponsor and University requirements.
The successful incumbent will have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, exercising strong organizational skills with an exceptional attention to detail. Essential for this role is the adeptness to work independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving and the ability to effectively multi-tasking in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment with a high degree of accuracy and organization.
The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
This position may be eligible for alternative workplace arrangements/telework (remote or virtual) or hybrid.
Due to U.S. Export Control laws and regulations, the candidate hired will need to be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or other "protected individual" (as defined by 8 U.S.C. Sec. 1324b(a)(3).
Evening and weekend work may be required at times.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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