Grant Portfolio Manager

Weill Cornell Medical College   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Education.


5 - 7 years

Posted 233 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position Summary

Under guidance, provides centralized administrative and financial support to Weill Cornell Medicine principle investigators in managing their research portfolios (both pre- and post- award activities)

Job Responsibilities

  • Facilitates all financialreporting requirements. Advises faculty and sponsored research accounting when reports and invoices are due.
  • Assists with the preparation and development of grant budgets and budget justifications.
  • Ensures compliance of departmental research effort reporting activities.
  • Prepares proposal packages in consultation with principle investigators. Assists faculty with overall formatting of proposals for submission. Updates biosketches, support pages and resource & facilities forms.
  • Creates financial projections, forecasts future financial scenarios and suggests alternative spending plans to principal investigators.
  • Manages all grant transfers for new and departing faculty. Researches and recommends to faculty new funding opportunities.
  • Processes internal paperwork for Sponsored Research Agreements and Material Transfer Agreements.
  • Verifies accuracy of grant account set-ups and modifications within the financial system.
  • Performs variance analysis of budgets and expenditures and resolves discrepancies. Submits requests for re-budgets with proper justifications and approvals.
  • Assists faculty in the preparation of grant submissions and associated documentation, which may include just-in-time documents, progress reports, routing forms, abstracts and manuscripts.


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field


Approximately 5 years of related experience with grants management

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Prior experience with federal and non-federal research regulations and policies, including pre- and post-award grant management is highly desired.

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Standard office work