Contracts and Subawards Specialist
Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in management, communication, public, healthcare or business administration, law or a directly related field. In lieu of a degree, four (4) years of full-time relevant experience in an educational institution, business organization or government agency may be considered. Three (3) years of full time grant or contract management and/or negotiations experience. Experience with financial and/or administrative experience, including budget preparation or analysis.
J.D., MBA or other advanced degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Knowledge of federal, state and private federal and industry regulations and guidelines that are governing technical aspects and administration of grants, subawards and contracts, including familiarity with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs). Experience with contract administration. Direct experience negotiating agreements for sponsored projects in an institution of higher education. Knowledge of university administrative practices and systems such as pre-awards electronic routing and submission systems, Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, and/or Google Apps for Education.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Office of Sponsored Programs is seeking a highly motivated and skilled contracts and subawards specialist to join the grants and contracts team under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Contracts, to provide comprehensive administration for a diverse portfolio of sponsors and partners in support of the University's sponsored program activity. The successful candidate will be responsible for comprehensive grant and/or contract administration including preparation, review, submission, negotiation and processing of sub agreements and contracts, exercising sound decision-making and problem-solving skills in the negotiation of awards (including amendments and modifications), and for assisting in the development of administrative procedures to comply with regulations affecting governmental and industry sponsored contracts. The successful candidate will serve as a liaison between Sponsored Programs, Intellectual Property Partners, Research Compliance, Legal Counsel, Sponsor, Principal Investigator, School of Medicine (SOM)/ Office of Clinical Trials (OCT), Central Office of the Research Foundation and post award as necessary to accomplish negotiation and contract administration in a timely manner. The Contracts and Subawards Specialist must have the ability to write and interpret technical contract language and understand its implications. The successful incumbent will effectively communicate with and serve as liaison between granting agencies, University administration and the principal investigators. Experience successfully working independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving is essential for the Contracts and Subawards Specialist.
The successful incumbent must have:
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.
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).
This position is eligible for alternative workplace arrangements/telework (remote or virtual) or hybrid.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Job Number: 2301378Official Job Title: Sponsored Programs Associate IIJob Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)Primary Location: US-NY-Stony BrookDepartment/Hiring Area: Office of Sponsored ProgramsSchedule: Full-time Shift :Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm Posting Start Date: Apr 27, 2023Posting End Date: May 28, 2023, 3:59:00 AMSalary:Commensurate with experienceAppointment Type: RegularSalary Grade:E4 SBU Area:The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
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