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To facilitate and support the application, awarding and monitoring of awards, grants and any other external funding. To identify research funding opportunities and in conjunction with University researchers and staff, participates in determining methods to secure funding that meets present and future needs in line with the Faculty and University`s objectives. To act as a resource for faculty members regarding grant applications and research issues and to liaise with the Office of the Vice-President Research and Innovation and the Office of Research Services.
Master's degree in a Science discipline or an equivalent of 5 years recent experience (defined as within the last six years) working at York University and performing the same or similar tasks. This education equivalency is in addition to the experiential requirements outlined below.
Three (3) years' related experience in an institutional setting writing or assisting with writing research proposals in a Science field of study. experience in independent research/graduate work and administering grant proposals post-award including compliance with budget issues. knowledge of government research granting councils and other applicable external funding agencies. A comprehensive understanding of university and faculty structures and legislative and research-granting processes.
Demonstrated understanding of research and the mechanisms available for obtaining funding.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Effective interpersonal and public relations skills including the capacity to work with faculty members and external contacts.
Proven ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion. diplomacy and tact. and to maintain confidentiality.
Strong organizational and time management skills. strong research and analytical skills.
Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.
Advanced knowledge of and demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Word.
Intermediate knowledge of and demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
Ability to create and work with various databases.
Good working knowledge and ability to use the internet and email.
This position requires the candidate to produce a verification of degree(s), credentials(s) or equivalencies from accredited institutions and/or international equivalents at the time of interview.JOB SPECIFICATIONS:Hours of work: 8:30 am to 4:30 pmOvertime may be necessary during peak periodsPeak periods for this position: February to April and September to NovemberVacation restriction: February to April and September to November
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If you are a current York University employee in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit and/or are using your job posting rights under the collective agreement to apply for jobs, you MUST log into YU Hire to access the York University Employee Career Portal.
As per Article 12.02(f) of the YUSA-1 Collective Agreement, to be considered an internal applicant, employees in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit must submit the application 5 working days following the first day of posting. this is referred to as the 'Posted Date' on the job the posting. This applies to YUSA-1 internal and YUSA-1 Concurrent postings. Please refer to the 'Posting Intent' on the job posting.
If not filled by an employee in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit, employees in the YUSA-2 bargaining unit who have applied within the first 5 days from the 'Posted Date' will be given preference.
The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), aboriginal (Indigenous) persons and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation. York University is committed to a positive, supportive and inclusive environment.
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York University employees must apply to jobs through the Employee Career Portal - YU Hire. If you are a current York University employee and/or are using your rights under a collective agreement to view and/or apply to jobs, you MUST log into YU Hire to access the York University Employee Career Portal.
PLEASE NOTE: All applications must be received by 11:55 pm EST on the posted deadline date, if applicable.