American Museum of Natural History
Director of Post Award Grant Administration
The American Museum of Natural History is seeking a nimble and collaborative leader to serve as the inaugural Director of Post Award Grant Administration.
The Director of Post Award Grant Administration will be responsible for the day-to-day management of federal and non-federal grant post-award research administration operations. The Director will be responsible for ensuring effective internal controls are in place, building collaborative relationships across the Museum, supporting a culture centered on continuous improvements that reflect best practices and delivering excellent post-award research administration service. A full description of the position can be found in the search profile HERE
• Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration with a concentration in accounting.
• Minimum of five years of post-award research administration supervisory experience at an institution or comparable entity with a portfolio of >$5 million in federal funding.
• Experience with invoicing, federal letter of credit draws, and audit resolution.
• Extensive knowledge of Uniform Guidance, cost accounting standards, effort certification, sub-recipient monitoring, and financial status reporting.
• Experience and demonstrated ability to collect and analyze accounting, effort and other data and evaluate information.
• Certified Research Administrator (CRA) designation is preferred but not required.
• National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) and/or Society or Research Administrators (SRA) engagement preferred but not required.
This search is being assisted by Academic Search, and all inquiries for confidential conversations should be directed to Senior Consultant Nancy Suttenfield (firstname.lastname@example.org). For best consideration, applications should be submitted by May 13, 2022, but the search will remain open until the position is filled.
A completed application will include the following:
• A cover letter that addresses the required and preferred qualifications listed above and any other relevant and transferable professional experiences, and describes specific examples of and experience with each of the following proficiencies (500-word limit each)
• A curriculum vita
• Names and contact information for five references including a note indicating the relationship to the applicant (references will not be contacted without your permission).
Application packages should be submitted to: AMNH@academicsearch.org.
NOTE: An official employment application for the American Museum of Natural History will also be required of individuals who are selected as semifinalists.
Upon receipt of your application package Academic Search will request completion of a confidential equal employment opportunity form.
The American Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Museum does not discriminate with respect to employment, or admission or access to Museum facilities, programs or activities on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, current or former participation in the uniformed services, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin, or on account of any other basis prohibited by applicable City, State, or Federal law. Additional protections are afforded in employment based on arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, unemployment status, and credit history, in each case to the extent provided by law. If special accommodations are needed in applying for a position, please call the Office of Human Resources.
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