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Cornell University
New York
Posted: 11/30/2022
Grants and Awards Coordinator

In this newly created role, you will report to the Associate Director for Operations and partner with other Einhorn Center staff to project manage signature grants and awards including application management, events, and financial monitoring and budget administration of internal grants distributed to faculty, students, and staff. With the goal of creating a smooth and positive experience for all parties through the grants/awards timeline, this role utilizes excellent organizational and customer service know-how, are process driven and work with departmental leadership to continue to find ways to improve these processes.

You will bring the following experience and attributes:

  • An esteemed colleague who has a track record for building and maintaining effective relationships with a variety of constituents.
  • You soar in the areas of organization and multi-tasking and be experienced at stewarding simultaneous projects with vying priorities and established time frames.
  • Exhibit excellent judgement and decision-making including knowing when to escalate an issue or pivot priorities to meet changing needs.
  • Possess knowledge of budgeting practices with an aptitude to learn Cornell University systems.
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication techniques with the experience to communicate with a broad range of audiences through a variety of mediums.

This in person position is a fixed-term two-year appointment with the possibility of a one-year renewal.

** This position is located in Ithaca, New York and is completely on-site. **