February 1, 2017 | Job Opportunities

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POSITION: Research Programs Specialist – Audit and Compliance in Queens, New York

ORGANIZATION: LAGUARDIA C. C.

POSTING DATE: January 20, 2017

RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Assistant Director for Post-Award Services, in the Grants Office, the Research Programs Specialist will be responsible for carrying out the following Post-Award responsibilities:

  • Research and resolve multiple and often complex matters in sponsored programs administration; set priorities in a timely and efficient manner;
  • Collaborate with unit management in identifying and meeting short and long term objectives
  • Monitor and administer routine sponsored program activity to ensure that awarded funds are expended in a timely manner and in accordance with sponsor’s terms and conditions
  • Track sponsored program progress, including performance-based grant components, and coordinate plans to maintain timely progress and initiate budget modifications, when necessary
  • Maintain audit-compliant records for sponsored programs; coordinate data collection for sponsored program audits; and liaise with internal audit at the Research Foundation
  • Compile and analyze data for institutional reports; maintain various databases to ensure compliance
  • Research, draft, and format institutional reports of considerable complexity using various techniques, software and formats
  • Respond to Principal Investigator and Project Director requests and inquiries in a timely and thorough manner
  • Facilitate staff training; recruit and supervise volunteers and interns
  • Facilitate meetings and participate in professional development activities such as developing training materials and providing website updates.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree and four years’ related experience required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of four years related experience in grants and contracts administration
  • Higher Ed experience strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in major office computer and spreadsheet software related to field of work
  • Ability to meet multiple, simultaneous deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with staff, associates, and internal and external constituents
  • Ability to explain complex concepts to professional college staff and officials
  • Ability to conduct research and manipulate complex statistical information
  • Knowledge of Federal requirements, guidelines and regulations for grants management at institutions of higher education

ORGANIZATION: LaGuardia Community College, located in Long Island City, Queens, educates more than 50,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. Our guiding principle Dare To Do More reflects our belief in the transformative power of education—not just for individuals, but for our community and our country—creating pathways for achievement and safeguarding the middle class. LaGuardia is a national voice on behalf of community colleges, where half of all US college students study. Part of the City University of New York (CUNY), the College reflects the legacy of our namesake, Fiorello H. LaGuardia, the former NYC mayor beloved for his championing the underserved. Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs regularly become national models for pushing boundaries to give people of all backgrounds access to a high quality, affordable college education. We invite you to join us in imagining what our students, our community, and our country can become. Visit www.LaGuardia.edu to learn more.

CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW

Assists in the administration of College research programs.

  • Organizes and manages the requirements of existing funded projects and prepares preliminary materials for grant submission
  • Collects information for, and assists in preparing reports, manuscripts for publication, newsletters, web sites, and other communications
  • Plans, designs and coordinates interdisciplinary information and research planning sessions and professional development activities for faculty and staff
  • May oversee one or more facilities, participating in budgeting, planning, and monitoring, and assuring availability of needed tools and equipment
  • Serves as a consultant and resource to faculty and staff on planning and administering research projects
  • Performs related activities as assigned.

Job Title Name: Research Programs Specialist

CUNY TITLE

Higher Education Assistant

FLSA

Exempt

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY’s benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, go to www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select “Apply Now” and provide the requested information.

Please attach a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references as one document in rtf, doc or pdf format.

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled. Resume review will begin starting January 26th (Revised)

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: LaGuardia Community College

Job Title: Research Programs Specialist – Audit and Compliance

Job ID: 16181

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit http://cuny.jobs/queens-ny/research-programs-specialist-audit-and-compliance/A17C49BD71774981A088B93AD001C605/job/

 

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POSITION: Assistant Director

ORGANIZATION: LAGUARDIA C. C.

POSTING DATE: January 20, 2017

SUMMARY: The Grants Development Office of LaGuardia Community College seeks an Assistant Director for Pre-award Services. Reporting to the Director of Grants Development and exercising independent judgment, the incumbent is responsible for managing day-to-day pre-award sponsored programs activity for the College.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Working closely with the Assistant Director for Post-award Services, the incumbent provides support for related compliance activities, data collection and reporting.

  • Assists with the gathering and dissemination of information on funding opportunity availability and guidelines for application;
  • Collects information in support of drafting proposals and maintains resource library;
  • Maintains information on faculty and staff research/program aims and disseminates targeted funding opportunities;
  • Disseminates College, University and Research Foundation policies governing sponsored programs;
  • Assists with the development and delivery of pre-award training programs for faculty and staff;
  • Assists with proposal and budget development, as necessary;
  • Reviews all proposals and budgets for compliance prior to submission to the sponsor;
  • Follows up on missing data or other materials needed for finalizing contract terms, budgets or other tasks related to proposal submissions;
  • Coordinates with the Research Foundation to set up fund accounts;
  • Oversees proposal tracking systems and ensures data accuracy for reporting;
  • Serves as point of contact with other College departments and external organizations;
  • Manages and trains program and administrative staff;
  • Participates in relevant professional activities and personal development in the field

Other Duties

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director, including but not limited to assisting with Post-award Services.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong knowledge of grants and sponsored programs administration, including Federal agency guidelines and the Uniform Guidance;
  • Knowledge of extramural funding climate and trends;
  • Knowledge of key office technology; ability to master systems for tracking sponsored programs;
  • Ability to work independently and to support a team;
  • Ability to meet multiple simultaneous deadlines in a fast-paced, high-volume work environment;
  • Ability to resolve problems in a calm and effective manner; ability to provide quality service;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies; ability to write clearly and effectively;
  • Knowledgeable about data collection and strategies for conveying data to decision makers;
  • Knowledgeable about strategies for effective grant proposal writing preferred.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution, and at least five years (5) of related professional office or sponsored program; AND Possession of the core competencies determined to be required at the time of hire.

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit https://www.rfcuny.org/careers/postings?pvnID=LA-1612-001547

 

 

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 Health Educator

 for HIV/AIDS Case Management and Health Education Services Program  at BronxWorks

Join a team committed to high quality services at BronxWorks, a community-based organization with over 40 years of experience in meeting community needs in the Bronx. The HIV/AIDS Case Management and Health Education Services Program at BronxWorks is seeking a Health Educator. The Health Educator assesses clients for their level of knowledge about HIV/AIDS and based on the assessment, develops and implements health education service plans.  The Health Educator develops curricula for health education groups, facilitates health education groups on and off-site, and uses an evaluation form to determine the degree to which group goals were met.  The Health Educator also conducts individualized Health Education sessions.  The Health Educator collaborates with the HIV/AIDS Case Manager and peer navigators to meet clients’ needs.  The Health Educator enters services provided into the documentation system, AIRS, in a timely manner.  The Health Educator also prepares monthly reports.

Requirements include a B.A., at least two years of experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS or other chronic illness and two years of experience developing and facilitating health education groups.  The Health Educator should have effective communication and documentation skills as well as cultural and linguistic competence for the population served.  Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

Please e-mail a resume and cover letter to Jacqueline Best, Assistant Program Director at jbest@bronxworks.org.