The Grants Manager will assist faculty and research staff in several departments with proposal preparation and pre and post-award management for federal and non-federal sponsors. The Grants Manager will partner with university academic and non-academic departments and centers to provide timely, high quality, and coordinated research administrative services. The Grants Manager is an advocate for proactive, responsive, and effective research administrative processes, and will provide assistance to University faculty and research staff regarding institutional processes.
Reporting to the Office of Research and Project Administration, the Grants Manager will collaborate with relevant university offices, including staff in Office of Research and Project Administration, Sponsored Research Accounting, Procurement, Research Integrity and Assurance, Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations, and the Office of the Dean for Research.
Duties and Responsibilities
Successful candidate must have analytical expertise with strong accounting/financial/grants management background and cost accounting standards. Knowledge of and direct experience in grant administration, preferably in an academic environment; experience using electronic proposal systems.
Additionally, the position requires: outstanding organizational skills, ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, ability to deal diplomatically with people at all levels, a high degree of personal integrity and discretion, solid decision-making skills, judgment and flexibility. Excellent oral and written communication skills and a high level of competency with system applications are necessary.
Ability to work effectively, prioritize and be flexible in a high-paced, high- volume professional environment. Ability to analyze complex situations, identify workable solutions/alternatives and effectively balance customer service with regulatory compliance.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW