Posting Number 2017-3126 Location New York-NY-US Posted Date 5/15/2017 Union N/A School/Division Office of the Provost (WS2469) Department Name : Marron Institute FT/PT Full-Time
The Assistant Director will manage the coordination of the Marron Institute's applied research programs and other academic activities. The Assistant Director will support the growth of the Institute by fostering its culture and core values and working to continuously carry out and improve its operations. The Assistant Director manages clerical staff and student office workers, reports to the Deputy Director, and works closely with the Marron Institute's Director, Chief Financial Officer, and faculty. The Assistant Director will be responsible for managing the Institute's processes for externally-funded projects, coordinating with the University offices that support gifts, grants, and other sponsored activities. The Assistant Director will also oversee tracking of actual project expenses against budgets, sharing financial information with the Institute's Chief Financial Officer as requested. The Assistant Director will oversee timely and accurate delivery of payments to vendors, contractors, and partners—liaising with Fiscal Affairs, Purchasing, and Accounts Payable. The Assistant Director will provide the Director, Deputy Director, and faculty program leads with strategic support for fundraising activities—in particular, the Assistant Director will support the Director in maintaining relationships with important donors, including the founding donor. The Assistant Director will manage the Institute's clerical staff. The Assistant Director is the Marron Institute's point person for onboarding new faculty, researchers, and administrative staff, liaising with the Office of Academic Appointments and Human Resources.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree.
Preferred Education: Advanced degree in higher education administration or related field.
Required Experience: Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience.
Preferred Experience: Work in Higher Education administration with project management experience in support of research activity, specifically grant management, fundraising, and project budget management.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Detail-oriented task management. Interpersonal skills and an ability to cultivate and maintain strong working relationships, An ability to write clearly, particularly in email correspondence. An ability to work independently and adapt quickly in an organization that is growing in size and complexity.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Proficiency with Excel. Proficiency with Cayuse or other management software for grants or other types of externally-funded projects.
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