Senior Grants Administrator | NYU Abu Dhabi

New York University Abu Dhabi

1- Senior Grants Administrator
Job: Full Time
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE


The office is responsible for the post-award financial administration of research and creative projects at NYUAD; this includes internal research funds as well as external grants and contracts. The overall goal of this office is to facilitate the day-to-day management of research funding for faculty members and researchers, thereby optimizing scholarly productivity. The office is also responsible for the establishment and communication of effective sponsored program administration policies, procedures and systems.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with NYU SPA and external grant sponsors for carryforwards, NCEs, submission of financial reports, and close out processes
  • Provide support and advice on all post-award research administration matters to divisions/departments by conducting regular meetings
  • Collaborate with partners in the Office of Academic Appointments and Budget Office to maintain accurate deliverables pertaining to faculty hiring and research awards
  • Use    of   the Grants Management system (Cayuse) and all financial systems (FAME, Project Costing, UDW+, BIA, CF authorization, Cayuse, etc.) and updating research accounts based on new awards/contracts/renewals/budget modifications:

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in any relevant field
  • Continuing professional education in accounting, finance, data management, or research administration
  • 4-5 years of experience in central- and project-level financial administration of research grants/sponsored research
  • Experience in generating reports of portfolios of multiple grants for senior management and funding agencies

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