Job description / Role
The Grant Support Coordinator will provide support, coordination and basic analysis for research administration, specifically: proposal and post-award reporting, tracking, and filing. The incumbent will assist with contract and amendment requests as well as the dissemination and processing of executed research contracts and the collection, inputting and formatting of data that supports grants and research development.
• Uses tools to assist with basic reviews of grant proposals.
• Coordinates, tracks, communicates and monitors deadlines to ensure compliance with reporting requirements.
• Provides administrative support for grant/project lifecycle matters, e.g., formal acceptance notifications, project transfers, monitoring reporting requirements and assisting with the facilitation of project changes, amendments and extensions.
• Uses tools to assist with basic reviews on post-award reports to meet institution and sponsor requirements.
• Tracks and records changes to sponsor or internal policies and procedures.
• Using established guidelines, assesses eligible new grant program opportunities for WCM-Q. Provides administrative support in collating, filing and disseminating these programs.
• Performs other administrative tasks as assigned including providing coverage as needed.
• Bachelor's Degree in management, business administration, related subjects, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• BS Degree in a Biology or Research related field desirable
• 4+ years’ experience in an administrative role.
• Knowledge of higher education research-funding environment preferred.
• Previous grant support experience highly desirable.
• Experience working at a medical college desirable.
• Arabic fluency is a plus.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Must be highly proficient with Excel.
• Previously demonstrated basic level experience with other Microsoft office products; including word processing and presentation software.
• Previously demonstrated advanced excellent, organizational, communication and interpersonal and report writing skills.
• Advanced level fluency in the English language, written and verbal.
• Prior experience working in a cross-cultural environment.
• Previously demonstrated ability to work independently and safeguard confidential information.
About the Company
Founded in 1898 and affiliated with what is now New York - Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH) since 1927, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) is one of the top-ranked clinical and medical research centers in the U.S. It is committed to excellence in research, teaching and patient care, and the advancement of the art and science of medicine.
In addition to the degree in medicine, Weill Cornell offers PhD programs in biomedical research and education at the Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences; a joint MD-MBA program with Cornell's Johnson School of Management; and a joint MD-PhD program with Rockefeller University and Sloan-Kettering Institute.