New York State Psychiatry Institute
  • 13-Mar-2018 to 26-Mar-2018 (EST)
  • Facilities and Administrative
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $63,469 + $3,026 location pay
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full benefits package based on percentage of full-time effort


This is an exciting opportunity to join our collaborative administrative team at a worldclass
research institution.  This position has responsibility across three entities, Research Foundation for Mental
Hygiene (RFMH), New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI) and Columbia University (CU) Psychiatry.
There is considerable interaction among the three organizations, therefore the complexity and dimensions of
this position require outstanding skills and professionalism.

This position will work within the Office of Sponsored Projects and liaison with various investigators across the institute to provide pre-award support for specialized and high priority grant applications, as well as additional administrative tasks.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with investigators to develop and submit specialized and high priority grant and contract applications.
  • Prepares proposed budgets and budget justifications while ensuring resource allocation is accurate and appropriate.
  • Guides and assists faculty with application deliverables, including compiling and formatting grant and contract applications to meet sponsor specifications that are submitted in time to meet specific deadlines.
  • Acts as liaison between faculty and the internal grants/contracts management office.
  • Liaise with external organizations (e.g., other universities, treatment organizations) to obtain
    information and materials necessary to prepare subcontract agreement proposals during grant submissions.
  • Responsible for the ongoing maintenance of established subcontract agreements, budget
    spending, invoicing and amendment renewals.
  • Compiles and submits all documents required to facilitate the
    execution of subcontracts and service agreements to the internal grants/contracts management office.
  • Other duties and special projects as requested.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Sponsored Projects administration
  • Expert organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to multitask in a dynamic and complicated
  • Ability to work within financial systems.
  • Proficiency in Excel.
  • Bachelor's degree required.

Work Location:

New York State Psychiatric Institute

1051 Riverside Drive

RFMH Business Office, Suite 1914

New York, NY 10032


To Apply:   Submit a resume and cover letter by March 26 , 2018 on our website at . Only applications submitted through our website will be considered. 

The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA  41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant. 

Depending on the physical work location and/or job duties, the successful candidate may be required to be screened through the NY State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs and/or screening through the New York State Central Child Abuse Register prior to assuming any duties that will involve contact with patients and/or children.



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