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Program Manager

Syracuse University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Grants & Contracts
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job # 038507 Department Code 21825-3210 Department Physics Job Title Program Manager Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Commensurate with Experience Staff Level S4 FLSA Status Exempt Hours
Standard University business hours

8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)
8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)

Hours may vary based on operational needs. Job Type Full-time Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description
This position is needed to manage the research activities of the Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy and Astrophysics (faculty members Ballmer, Brown, Cahillane, Coughlin, Mansell, Souder, Watson) and the Manning research group in Physics. The faculty have multiple large grants from private and federal external sponsors with complex management and reporting structures. Develop recruitment plans; Liaise with offices of sponsored programs, sponsored accounting, and NSF program officers. Supervise effort reporting of undergraduate student research assistants. Provide administrative support to faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and research assistants. Develop communications plans ensuring proactive dissemination of the group’s research activities with private foundations and federal agencies. Oversee budgets and projections for grants ranging from individual investigator to multi-principal investigator (PI) and multi-institution proposals and awards. Liaise with PIs from other institutions. Provide proactive and independent management of reporting of awards to federal agencies and private foundations. Manage processing of equipment purchasing, travel, and other expenses.

Research management. Grant writing and management. Excellent communication skills. Budget experience. Ability to handle competing deadlines.

Job Specific Qualifications
Master’s Degree in liberal arts, STEM, management, or social science discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Develop recruitment plans to recruit and retain students from underrepresented groups supported by NSF awards.
  • Supervise undergraduate student research assistants ensuring effort reported is commensurate with research productivity. Provide administrative support for postdoctoral scholars and research assistants paid from federal and private fund.
  • Develop communications plan to disseminate information on groups research to the public and scientific community, ensuring proactive dissemination of the group¿s research activities with private foundations and federal agencies.
  • Award management throughout the lifecycle of the award: contacting NSF program officers prior to submission to discuss solicitation requirements, establishment and management of multi-institution collaborations, proposal development, and post-award budgeting, reporting and grant life-cycle management. Proactive and independent management of reporting of awards to federal agencies and private foundations.
  • Budget oversight and budget projections for grants ranging from individual investigator to multi-principal investigator and multi-institution proposals and awards. Liaise with principal investigators from other institutions on administration of sub-contracts. Manage processing of equipment purchasing, travel, and other expenses.
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In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter. About Syracuse University
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