Sponsored Programs Research Administration Associate

Brooklyn College
New York, United States
$50,000.00 - $70,000.00
May 12, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Sponsored Programs Research Administration Associate

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Brooklyn College


The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs oversees the administration, compliance, and documentation of sponsored programs for CUNY Brooklyn College, and works towards furthering the College's research enterprise.

The Sponsored Programs Associate will perform pre-award and some non-financial post-award research administration duties in Brooklyn College’s Research and Sponsored Programs Office. The position supports Brooklyn College investigators in pursuing and managing sponsored research funding. The Sponsored Program Associate will work in partnership with researchers and their staff, assisting with all phases of proposal preparation including identification of external funding opportunities, dissemination of federal and non-federal funding opportunities, budget development, verifying compliance and contractual issues, reviewing applications, monitoring and informing faculty/staff of pertinent requirements, regulations, and laws, and routinely interacting with the Research Foundation of CUNY, academic and other departments, investigators, and sponsors.


Additional responsibilities include being informed about evolving federal policies, guidelines and sponsors requirements, supporting preparation of progress reports for timely submission, and guiding and assisting with electronic submissions.



  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field required; Master’s degree preferred
  • A minimum of four years of experience in research administration at either a department or central institutional level, particularly with pre-award procedures and transactions, required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Advanced-level Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), and Adobe Acrobat Suite required
  • Familiarity with the use of tools for identifying external funding such as PIVOT, GrantForward and Grants.com preferred
  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and accomplish tasks in a variety of situations with numerous and diverse demands, and meet deadlines in a fast=passed environment
  • Strong organizational skills and experience in accurate preparation and maintenance of records, files, and reports
  • Ability to work successfully both as a member of a team and independently with minimal supervision
  • Professional interactions with a diverse group of staff, faculty, students, and the community in an academic-oriented environment
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.


Salary range: $50,000 - $70,000 depending on qualifications


Closing Date

Application review will commence on June 21, 2021


How To Apply

Please submit your application online by visiting https://www.rfcuny.org/careers/postings?pvnID=BK-2105-004010.


The Research Foundation of the City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/American with Disabilities Act/E-Verify Employer.

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