Research Development Program Manager Public Affairs Officer III - Band F Office of Sponsored Programs and Research Development
Reporting to the Director of Research Development (RD) in the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research Development, work as part of the Research Development team to provide programmatic and communication support. Conduct targeted funding opportunity searches and track active and upcoming solicitations and programs. Manage Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (CPPF) including annual program launch, application processing, committee meetings, award process and ongoing programming for successful candidates. Research, advertise and provide submission support for prestigious prizes and awards. Create communications about research development services and successes, such as web content, email campaigns, brochures, and periodic reports, for dissemination through a variety of channels. Prepare qualitative and metric-based analyses on the impacts of research development services. Support the Research Development team in proposal development activities for large multidisciplinary center funding, limited submission competitions, training grants, early career programs and other funding opportunities of strategic importance to Cornell.
Bachelor's degree with strong background in communication and/or science with a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience successfully contributing to research development in a highly decentralized, multi-disciplinary research organization, ideally in an academic setting. Strong background, fluency and enthusiasm for research development, and detailed knowledge of the academic funding enterprise. Excellent communication (written & oral), interpersonal, and organizational skills. Excellent skills in project management, data analytics and visualization, and document production. Ability to take initiative, and work in a collaborative manner. Strong personal initiative, service-orientation, and willingness to perform tasks that range from strategic to detail-oriented. Demonstrated proficiency with word processing and graphic design/communication software. Ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines. Must be able to function as a contributing team member and independently, performing duties with minimal direction. Ability to perform multiple tasks under pressure, problem solve, and prioritize on a regular basis with a strong attention to detail. Excellent time management. Demonstrated ability to interpret and understand funding agency and program policies and deadlines.
Master's degree in STEM or communications field.
For full consideration, please attach BOTH a cover letter and resume with your application.
Visa sponsorship not available for this position.
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