1. Functions as the primary source of expertise to ensure that proposals meet sponsor requirements, regulatory compliance requirements, University, School, Federal, and State policies and regulations governing sponsored research, and that proposals are submitted correctly and per appropriate deadlines.2. Understands and interprets grant guidelines and policies; monitors and ensures all grant submissions by YCC members are compliant with the requirements, updates, and policies of both the funding source and Yale University; reviews and analyzes current processes and submission quality. Makes recommendations for and participates in the implementation of changes as appropriate. 3. Cultivates and maintains strong working partnerships and effective communications with all key stakeholders. Working with individual faculty and senior leaders/research program leaders, directs all aspects of pre-award submission; collaborates with business office in designing and developing a financial plan. During active funding/project period tracks project progress and oversees submission of non-competing and competing renewal applications to the funding source as needed. 4. Manages and plays a key role in the development and continuous improvement of program activities; works with internal and external partners to develop and implement systems to advance the business objectives of the Research Affairs office. 5. Works closely with leadership, internal and external colleagues to develop and implement strategic plans. 6. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Skill/ability 5: Work well with a variety of people in both independent and team tasks. Highly organized and meticulous with details.
Posting Position Title: Research Affairs Specialist, YCC
Required Skill/ability 3: Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to express ideas and information clearly and appropriately for the situation and audience.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Affairs Specialist, YCC
Required Skill/ability 1: Experience contributing to or writing grant proposals, abstract submissions, manuscripts, progress reports.
Required Skill/ability 4: Advanced computer proficiency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, survey and data management tools.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to work independently, multi-task, manage complex projects and shifting priorities, and use independent problem-solving to meet project deadlines.
Bachelor's Degree and 4 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.