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Provide a broad range of administrative support for day-to-dayoperations:Supervise or mentor other proposal staffHost and arrange events and other on-campus or off-campusevents, travel to conferences.Perform informational searches, gather/enter data and researchmaterials.Continually improve, practice and document SOPs and maintaininternal databases for office operationsBring innovative new ideas to grow support for researchactivitiesOther duties as assigned.center_img To apply, visit Proposal Development SpecialistRequired Qualifications (as evidenced by an attachedresume):Bachelor’s degree (foreign equivalent or higher) and four (4) yearsof full-time experience developing proposals, preparing/submittinggrant applications or managing awards from federal, state, localgovernment, or private agencies/sponsors OR Advanced degree(foreign equivalent or higher) and two (2) years of full-timeexperience developing proposals, preparing/submitting grantapplications or managing awards from federal, state, localgovernment, or private agencies/sponsors. Highly proficient,professional experience in spreadsheet management, e-mail, internetresearch, and word processing applications (Microsoft Word, Excel,PowerPoint, Google Apps).Preferred Qualifications:Master’s degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in biomedical/healthsciences, natural sciences, applied sciences, social science,engineering or a related field. Sponsored programs (pre-award)experience. Experience conducting research. Experience submittingproposals to federal sponsors such as NSF, NIH, DOD, and DOE.Experience writing, editing and/or producing written content forpublications or grant applications. Experience working in a highereducation setting or academic medical setting. Experience editingand performing quality assurance review of documents. Budgetdevelopment or management experience on a grant. Experience inleading or managing teams (e.g. supervision or mentoring ofstaff).Brief Description of Duties:The Office of Proposal Development (OPD) is one of six units withinthe Office of the Vice President for Research whose mission is tosupport Stony Brook’s research and scholarly community in theirpursuit of extramural funding. OPD’s primary focus is onlarge-scale and/or interdisciplinary proposals involving multipledepartments and external collaborators. The incumbent isresponsible for supporting the proposal development processincluding identifying funding opportunities and assisting with allaspects of the proposal development process up to submission to anexternal sponsor.The successful incumbent will be highly self-motivated withexcellent interpersonal and organizational skills, with anexceptional attention to detail. Essential for this role is theadeptness to work independently as well as part of a team with acollaborative approach to problem solving. As a service unit toStony Brook researchers, OPD seeks incumbents that have excellentcustomer service skills with experience effectively multi-taskingin a fast-paced, deadline driven environment with a high degree ofaccuracy and organization. The ideal candidate will have ademonstrated ability to work autonomously often under pressure andprioritize tasks to meet deadlines.Provide proposal development assistance throughout the fundingrequest process, including but not limited to:Decipher and extract key proposal requirements from the fundingopportunity. Develop a timeline of milestones to facilitateproposal planning, development, and adherence to the applicationguidelines. Initiate and maintain regular communications andmeetings, create and manage a virtual shared workspace for theproposal development team to ensure timely progress towardssuccessful proposal submissionServe as the administrative lead and manage the development ofall components of a grant application. This includes developing andmaintaining a checklist, tracking action items and deliverables,and managing all proposal documents includingbudgets/justifications according to sponsor and Universityrequirements, bio sketches, subcontract documents, letters ofsupport and other required materials.Coordinate with multiple SBU departments and externalorganizations to facilitate University-wide and other large-scalecollaboration and/or interdisciplinary proposals.Assist faculty with writing, editing and reviewingnon-technical portions of the proposal. Provide critiques ofproposal documents in terms of clarity, editing, format andconsistency with agency requirements.Work with investigators to submit completed proposals to theOffice of Sponsored Programs for final review, approval andsubmission to external sponsors.Produce resources to advance research at Stony Brook, includingtemplates, project management documents and other web-based/publicrelations resources.Develop and offer resources and avenues to promote newcollaboration and research interests within and beyond the campusand SUNY.Provide training on internal processes as well as grant writingor related professional development opportunities.Gather, track and analyze related metrics and prepare reports,spreadsheets, graphics and other correspondences.Support early career investigators in establishing and managingresearch funding. Provide training on internal processes as well asgrant writing or related professional developmentopportunities.last_img