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Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) seeks a Communications Manager. Reporting to the Director of Communications and working closely with the Associate Dean of Communications and Public Affairs, the Communications Manager is responsible for planning and implementing high-quality, innovative strategic communications in support of the SPIA.
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is seeking a Grants Manager responsible for managing financial and administrative operations of sponsored research projects (pre and post-awards activities) for our faculty, researchers and students.
The Grants Manager in the Department of Computer Science assists faculty in identifying and applying for grants. Computer Science manages $70M in grant funding. Currently, there are about 50 active faculty members with a hiring rate of about 3 per year. The Grants Manager is involved with all aspects of pre and post-award tasks. - Monitors all sponsored accounts, including cost-sharing accounts, and prepares budget forecasts three times a year for departmental faculty. - In addition, the Grants Manager is responsible for developing plans to meet funding challenges, reconciling project accounts, reviewing and submitting all proposals in ERA, assisting SRA with internal audits, & maintaining a detailed working knowledge of changes in systems or in the grant application process, accounting process and compliance. - The Grants Manager is a senior financial manager working directly and independently with the Department Manager, the Department Chair, Princeton University Grants Managers, other outside institutional financial administrators as well as government and non-government sponsor personnel. - The Grants Manager serves as a resource for faculty, students, and staff on policy and procedural questions related to grants management and financial controls. - This position must possess a firm understanding of academic research, government funding agency practices, compliance, and university and departmental policies.- The Grants Manager is also responsible for organizing, submitting and updating non-funded agreements and data sharing agreements through the ERA system. 100 proposals are submitted annually.
About Princo Princo is widely recognized as an innovative leader in the investment management industry. We manage the University’s $38 billion Endowment through a global network of investment firms that span six asset class groups: - Developed Markets- Emerging Markets- Independent Return: Hedge Funds- Private Equity: Buyouts and Venture Capital- Real Assets: Real Estate and Natural Resources- Fixed Income and Cash Princo seeks to earn outstanding long-term investment returns in support of the University’s financial aid, teaching, and research mission. The combination of Princo’s distinctive investment philosophy and the perpetual nature of the Endowment creates a compelling intellectual challenge. Princo has a long history of superior performance, with returns that have consistently placed in the top percentile of institutional investors and have outperformed those of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway over the past 20 years. Princo embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion as a fundamental part of our mission and one of our top priorities; we believe that a team with diverse representations promotes better decision-making and results. We strive to create a welcoming environment that is comfortable for and inclusive of people with a variety identities, backgrounds, abilities, and views.
The Access Coordinator is responsible for facilitating access to courses, programs, services, and activities for students with disabilities. The Coordinator works directly with students in the interactive process to understand their experience of disability and the disability related barriers they face. Applying independent judgment and expertise, the Access Coordinator identifies reasonable accommodations to minimize the disability-related barriers, addresses individual student issues with faculty and other campus personnel, and follows-up and reviews existing accommodations.
Princeton University seeks an experienced survey methodologist for the position of director of the Survey Research Center. The director serves as the University’s in-house expert on the design and management of survey research projects and the analysis of survey data. This position reports directly to the faculty director at the School of Public and International Affairs. The director also serves as lecturer for a graduate seminar on survey research methods and as a guest lecturer on survey methods for undergraduate research seminars.
The Associate Director for Finance and Budget is a hands-on leader responsible to lead the financial and business management of the Facilities Business Office (FBO) within the Facilities Finance and Administrative Services department (FFAS) of Princeton University. Acting as a financial representative, the Associate Director, Facilities Business Office is responsible for the accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, monthly reconciliations, year-end closings, and daily oversight of day-to-day operations. The position ensures that effective financial and accounting system controls and standards are in place. The Associate Director, Facilities Business Office will play a critical role in partnering with the leadership team of FBO in strategic decision making as FFAS enhances its support to the various departments within the Facilities organization. Through analysis and research, the Associate Director will be tasked with recommending changes and improvements to information flow and financial data management as well as helping implement these changes. This position is an essential partner and works closely with the Director, Facilities Business Office to support the fiduciary and organizational compliance responsibilities of the Facilities organization. In addition to strategic initiatives, the Associate Director, Facilities Business Office will also take the lead on various special projects, including some involving cross-departmental teamwork. In order to meet the group’s day-to-day tactical initiatives, this position will be called upon to provide administrative direction and guidance to the office to make sure the team is at peak efficiency. With a $136M annual operating budget, the Associate Director, Facilities Business Office will take a lead role in partnering with all Facilities departments to provide focused support, including monthly financial reports, trend analyses, process improvements and ad hoc reporting to advise key stakeholders on financial matters. The role will have a broad set of customers and interactions with many different departments on campus including those that are both internal and external to Facilities.
Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) seeks a Director of Communications. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Communications and Public Affairs and working closely with the Dean, the Director of Communications at Princeton University’s School of Policy and International Affairs (SPIA) will help to develop and execute internal and external communication strategies for the School. This individual will be a seasoned communications professional with a demonstrated track record of developing effective communications strategies which elevate institutional brand and integrate communication efforts across all levels of an organization. The Director is responsible for the day-to-day planning and execution of the School's communications strategy, and ensuring its integration across all communication channels, as well as serving as the point person for public and media relations. The Director of Communications will work collaboratively with communications professionals within SPIA and the wider university, across a range of priorities. The individual will be responsible for developing high-level content for internal and external audiences and will actively promote faculty research at the School through research briefs, feature stories, press releases, Q&As, and news tips. The position will serve as the primary point of contact for press seeking to interview SPIA leadership, and faculty experts and will promote the School’s programs, initiatives and priorities. A core responsibility will be elevating the research of expert faculty, and proactively identifying opportunities to promote that research. The Director must be an exceptional communicator - excellent writer, editor and proofreader - and innovative about strengthening communication strategies. This position will supervise the Communications Manager and Visual Design Specialist.
Lab SummaryThe Behavioral Science for Policy Lab (BSPL) cuts across three academic units at Princeton University: (a.) the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment within the School of Engineering and Applied Science, (b.) the Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy Center within the School of Public and International Affairs, and (c.) the Department of Psychology. Directed by Dr. Elke Weber, the BSPL’s mission is to put Weber’s previous research insights about the full range of human motivation and human decisions processes into a broader context. Analyzing how decision makers who are imbedded in social networks and their physical and social environment receive information and cues from those sources as well as feedback from the effect of their decisions. The BSPL puts a special emphasis on applying this knowledge of decision making and motivations to climate change. There is also a special emphasis on cross-cultural studies. Job SummaryThe BSPL seeks a temporary researcher who will develop and deploy surveys in collaboration with private sector partners, has experience with survey research, and a background in psychology or business. The position is to assist in the day to day development, deployment, collection, processing, and analysis of survey data about corporate climate action. This position is ideal for someone considering a research career in quantitative social science and interested in applying research to address social problems. This position also includes opportunities to learn and develop research skills and receive professional mentorship (e.g., in preparation for applying to a PhD).
The mission of the Princeton University Department of Athletics is to strive for excellence in academics and athletics, while embracing equity in opportunity, good sportsmanship, and ethical conduct. In keeping with this mission, the role of the Compliance Support Assistant is to provide support for the Compliance program, helping to ensure program integrity and the operation of a model NCAA Division I and Ivy League program.
Princeton University seeks a world-class scholar with proven strategic, collaborative, and administrative leadership skills to serve as its next Provost.The Provost of Princeton University is the general deputy of the President in the supervision of the University. The position reports directly to the President of the University and benefits from collegial relationships with a strong and experienced group of senior academic and administrative leaders in the President’s cabinet.
Do you want to help enable and advance groundbreaking academic research? Do you have a background in research and love to write and optimize code? Do you want to support the use and development of software in a centralized high-performance computing environment? Princeton Research Computing, a consortium of campus groups led by the Princeton Institute for Computational Science & Engineering (PICSciE) and the Office of Information Technology’s Research Computing group,is recruiting a full-time research software and programming analyst to join its team. In this position, you will be an integral member of the Researcher Engagement group. You will be responsible for monitoring and managing help desk tickets to solve research computing problems by guiding their choice of systems, software, and programming languages. You will work closely with IT colleagues, faculty, students, and postdoctoral researchers to enable and accelerate their research computing efforts.The Researcher Engagement group is committed to creating a collaborative environment in which researchers from all disciplines are supported by computational and data science expertise, where best practices are valued, and where sharing and applying cross-disciplinary techniques to new and emerging areas is prioritized. If you have a strong background in scientific or data science programming, high-performance computing, and academic research, you have the right skill set to make an immediate impact on research computing at Princeton. This position reports to the Director of Researcher Engagement.
The Athletics Administrative Assistant will serve as assistant to the Ford Family Director of Athletics and the Associate Director of Athletics for Staffing and Administration, providing support to the Director's Office operations, human resources needs, staff events and the senior team. This is a 1 year benefits eligible term position.
Princeton University's Office of Information Technology is looking for a talented Senior IT Manager for Instructional Technologies and Campus Engagement platforms. This Senior IT Manager oversees and leads the team of platform administrators, developers, and analysts responsible for the implementation, maintenance, and support of the University's learning management systems (LMS). At present, these include Princeton University’s LMS, Canvas, our events management applications, and our campus engagement platforms, as well as all associated integrated applications and solutions. The Senior IT Manager is also responsible for customer relationship management, vendor relationship management, user group/community engagement, and building and maintaining strong partnerships across the institution. In addition, the senior manager ensures alignment of the team’s work with OIT change management, IT governance, and information security standards and procedures.
Do you have a background in computational research and love to write code? Do you want to help enable and advance truly pioneering computational social science research? If so, the Initiative for Data-Driven Social Science (DDSS) at Princeton University is recruiting a Research Software Engineer (RSE) to join our growing team. The DDSS is a new initiative that supports research at the technical forefront of quantitative inquiry in the social sciences. Because DDSS funds projects that span the social science disciplines, this position will require forward thinking and versatility in computational research expertise. Project requirements can vary from advanced applications of machine learning, the development of scalable and efficient research code, the creation of tailored software or APIs, the construction of queryable databases within a secure environment, and the versatile usage of algorithms to meet additional computational needs. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to help build a repository of advanced programming techniques that supports groundbreaking research at Princeton University. Professional development opportunities include biweekly meetings with the Research Software Engineering (RSE) Group within Princeton University's Research Computing (RCS) department. The RSE Group iscommitted to building collaborative environments in which the best software engineering practices are valued, and to sharing and applying cross-disciplinary computational techniques in new and emerging areas. If you have a strong background in scientific programming or high performance computing, academic research, along with a penchant for forward thinking and expanding the boundaries of computational social science, you have the right skill set to make an immediate impact on multiple high-profile research projects. You will be poised to grow and expand your programming and data analytics expertise through an evolving set of research problems. The Research Software Engineer will be an integral team member, reporting to the DDSS Executive Director and working closely with the Senior Research Specialist. They will provide technical support for a variety of computational social science research projects for faculty, student/postdoctoral researchers, and technical staff to enable and accelerate their research computing efforts.
Do you want to be part of a team that supports world-leading researchers by delivering innovative data storage and management services? Would you enjoy collaborating with faculty and researchers to design and implement solutions that best support their research needs? Are object storage and/or parallel file systems among your specialties? If so, the Research Computing department at Princeton University is looking for a Research Data Storage Analyst to join its team and help guide the direction of TigerData, a data storage and management service that supports the advancement of research at Princeton University. As a member of the advanced data and storage management team, you will partner with colleagues in the University Library, research faculty, vendors, and IT staff to collaboratively design, install, and administer data storage systems and related software to the specifications needed for the implementation of TigerData. You will monitor and troubleshoot system-level issues, manage network configurations, and assist with the administration of high-performance computing storage systems. Working closely with campus colleagues, you will also provide timely and creative support to faculty and researchers as it relates to long-term data storage and retrieval.
Bridging Divides Initiatives (BDI) seeks a full-time Assistant/Collaboration Director to oversee BDI’s collaboration portfolio. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Collaboration Director manages BDI’s state leads and collaboration teams — including full-time Senior Research Specialists and part-time Post-Docs, Research Associates, and Interns — and serves as a core member of BDI’s leadership team, helping to shape and advance the organization’s research and policy impact. The Collaboration Director will engage with elected and appointed officials, nonprofit and for-profit organizations, community practitioners and other stakeholders to build strategic partnerships and collaborative networks across the violence mitigation ecosystem. The position requires a strong aptitude for long- and short-term project management, excellent communications skills and writing ability, substantial experience building partnerships with stakeholders across diverse fields, and a proven aptitude for managing day-to-day responsibilities of a fast-paced program with competing priorities.
The Senior Manager of Finance and Administration in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) works closely with the department chair to execute policy and strategic direction for the department and participates in short- and long-term planning for its operations and activities. While the chair establishes the academic and intellectual direction of the department, the senior manager provides support to implement the chair's vision. The chair and senior manager collaborate on strategic planning for the department, and the senior manager is responsible for ensuring that the faculty, students, and staff have the necessary means to carry out their academic, research, and administrative duties. The senior manager reports directly to the department chair, with a secondary reporting relationship to the Senior Manager of Academic Administration in the Office of Human Resources. MAE has 27 full-time faculty; 1 visiting faculty; 12 administrative staff; 5 technical and teaching lab staff; 127 graduate students; 67 research staff (postdocs, fellows, and researchers) and visitors; and 151 undergraduate majors. MAE has facility that spans 97,000 sq. ft with 29 research labs and 3 undergraduate teaching labs.
The Associate Director for Planning and Land Use Affairs reports to the Assistant Vice President for Community and Regional Affairs. In cooperation with the Assistant Vice President for Community and Regional Affairs, and in partnership with representatives from across the campus community, the Associate Director develops and carries out strategies for effectively representing the University’s land use and planning interests at the state, regional and local level.
The Department of Molecular Biology, a dynamic department of approximately 450 faculty, staff, researchers and students, seeks an energetic individual for a faculty assistant position to provide full administrative support to four to six faculty members and their laboratories. This individual will be responsible for general administrative duties such as planning and organizing travel and schedules, ordering equipment and supplies and tracking purchases, processing expenses, supporting the grant proposal process, assisting in academic and teaching duties, and preparing necessary correspondence. A cover letter is required.