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Grants Administrator, Post-Award

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory announces an exciting career opportunity for a Grants Administrator in our Office of Sponsored Programs. This position supports the management of CSHL’s $100+ million sponsored research budget, collaborating with Investigators and the Laboratory’s administrative team.

The Grants Administrator will have post-award grants management responsibilities including but not limited to:
• Ensuring that institutional policies, laws and regulations regarding sponsored research support
are proactively addressed.
• Coordinating the preparation, compilation and submission of progress report documentation,
which may include preparing budgets, other support documentation as well as research compliance related records.
• Maintaining and monitoring scientific reporting schedules and proactively engaging research
investigators and their administrators in upcoming scientific reporting obligations.
• Interfacing with CSHL investigators and collaborating institutions to identify and support the needs of funding
organization for prior approval requests that include carryover, re-budgeting and no-cost
• Training institutional staff in the use of electronic grant application and management systems,
assisting with the preparation of research funding information for the CSHL Annual Report as well as other OSP related reporting functions.

Position Requirements
Education: Undergraduate degree required with finance, biological research and/or accounting background a plus.

Experience: 1-3 years of grant related experience preferred.

Skills: Excellent communication and computer skills, ability to work under deadline pressures, and strong organizational skills are required. Must be able to multi-task and prioritize tasks and deadlines.

Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary.

Please apply for this position via the CSHL website:

Position Number: 01789-A

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 You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.

 CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.
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