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Director of Research, Ying Wu College of Computing

Company: New World Medical, Inc.
Location: Newark
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Job Description:

Located in the vibrant University Heights district of downtown Newark, NJ, just 20 minutes from New York City by train, NJIT is one of the nation’s leading public polytechnic universities. With an enrollment of over 11,000 students, a budget of over half billion dollars, and a full-time workforce of approximately 1,400 employees, NJIT offers small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university. NJIT’s faculty and staff take pride in preparing students to be leaders in the technology dependent economy of the 21st century.

Thank you for your interest in a career at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Title:

Director of Research, Ying Wu College of Computing

Department:

Office of Research & Development

Reports To:

Eric Hetherington, Executive Director of Sponsored Research Programs Administration

Position Type:

Staff

Position Summary:

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) seeks a dynamic individual to serve as its director of research for the Ying Wu College of Computing (YWCC). The director of research?YWCC reports to the executive director in the Office of Research as a member of the sponsored research administration team and reports to the YWCC associate dean for research regarding day?to?day responsibilities while working closely with the college faculty. The director will deal with all non?scientific aspects of sponsored research activities in the college.The director's main function will be to handle all the administrative and financial aspects of thesponsored research process: proposal preparation, budget creation, account management, report preparation, and interaction with other relevant departments at NJIT.

Essential Functions:

Main responsibilities:1. Work with faculty and research staff in YWCC on providing:?Pre?award support in creating project budgets. Help with budget development, including compliance with sponsor, NJIT and YWCC budgetary guidelines?Support in the proposal submission process, including managing the college's use of Streamlyne, our online proposal submission and approval system.?Shepherding submissions through the approval process in a timely fashion. ?Help faculty members review proposals with respect to RFP and sponsor guidelines.?Post?award support in managing the finances and accounts of YWCC sponsored projects.?Support in the administrative aspects of project reporting.?Assistance in high?level integrated proposal writing and reviewing.?Assistance in identifying government/foundation/corporate funding opportunities.2. Serve as staff liaison between the university's central Office of Research and the YWCC Dean Office.3. Serve as staff liaison between YWCC Dean Office with theNew Jersey Innovation Institute for matters related to sponsored research.4. Serve on YWCC, NJIT and external committees and task forces focused on research administration, as assigned.5. Collect and process information and prepare documents and presentations on research administration practices in other organizations to assist in measuring, quantifying andimproving YWCC's practices.6. Participate in YWCC research planning; maintain and helpupdate YWCC and NJIT research related planning documents?Help develop and monitor YWCC guidelines on research activities and proposals, including budgetary guidelines.?Collect, maintain, and process data on YWCC and relevantresearch in other universities, including statistics onresearch needs and available funding in YWCC's fields ofinterest.?Prepare, present (and help others in YWCC prepare andpresent) summaries, analyses and documents that identifyresearch trends and opportunities.

Essential Characteristics:

Must abide by the university's core values which include excellence, integrity, civility, socialresponsibility, diversity and communication.1. Accomplishment Aptitude: Establishes and followsthrough on a systematic course of action for self or othersto assure accomplishment of a specific objective.Determines priorities and allocates time and resourceseffectively producing desired results at the level expectedfor the position.2. Achievement/Goal Orientation: Demonstrates a concernand aptitude for achieving or surpassing results against aninternal or external standard of excellence, showing passionfor improving the delivery of services with a commitment tocontinuous improvement.

3. Customer Focus: Focuses one's efforts on identifying andmeeting internal and external customer's needs in amanner that provides satisfaction for the customer, withinthe parameters of the position and the available resources,cognizant of departmental and /or university policy andauthorized practices.4. Honesty and Integrity: Acts in accordance with alluniversity and departmental policies, procedures andexpectations.5. Initiative: Evaluates, selects and acts on various methodsand strategies for solving problems and meeting objectiveswithin parameters of position before being asked orrequired to do so? self?directedrather than passivelycomplying with instructions or assignments.6. Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving: Demonstrates amature logic, analytic aptitude and creativity in theapproach to issues demanding resolution, by drawing onown expertise and experience base while utilizing otherreferences and resources as necessary.7. Communication: Demonstrates the ability to clearlyexpress ideas, thoughts, and concepts verbally and/or in writing, as appropriate to the positionand task at hand.8. Professionalism: Conducts oneself at all times in anambassadorial, committed and personable mannerdemonstrating respect for the position, fellow colleagues,departmental integrity and the university's best interests.9. Resource Management: Effectively and efficientlyallocates all human, financial and material resources of theuniversity to meet business objectives.

Prerequisite Qualifications:

1.A Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.2.At least four years of experience in sponsored research administration, research finance, or similar services in a relevant industry. 3.Familiarity with the workings, procedures and online systems of the major federal funding agencies, including NSF, NIH, DARPA, DoE, DoD.4. Capable of working with tight deadlines.5. Excellent skills to work collaboratively and act persuasively in sensitive situations.6. Mastery of basic office software (word processing,spreadsheet applications, presentations and communication).7. Excellent written and verbal communication skills andattention to detail as demonstrated by application materials.

Preferred Qualifications:

?A graduate degree, preferably in a science related to YWCC research areas or business administration.?Experience working in a university setting, particularly with academic departments and sponsored research.?Certification in Research Administration (CRA, CPRA, CFRA or similar)?Creative out?of?the?box thinker.?Responsive, friendly, outgoing and service?oriented.

Bargaining Unit:

PSA

Range/Band:

26

FLSA:

Exempt

Full-Time

Employment at NJIT is subject to the provisions of New Jersey First Act which mandates new employees, who are not NJ residents, to establish primary residence in New Jersey within one year of their appointment to certain positions. For more information on the act  please click here.

NJIT is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities and Vietnam era and disabled veterans to apply.

If special accommodations are needed in applying for a position, please visit the Department of Human Resources located in Fenster Hall, Room 500, University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102 or call (973) 596-3140. If you have questions, please email the Human Resources Department at hr@njit.edu.

Information regarding NJIT campus security, personal safety, and fire safety including topics such as, disciplinary procedures, crime prevention, NJIT Police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, and crime statistics for the most recent three year period is available on the NJIT Department of Public Safety website.  Please click here . If you would like to obtain a copy of NJIT's Annual Security Report containing this information, you may contact the NJIT Department of Public Safety, 154 Summit Street, Newark NJ or by phone at 973-596-3120.

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