The Project Officer (PO) will provide comprehensive, high-quality, and customer-focused pre-award research administration support to assigned units at the Columbia Climate School. Working within the Climate School’s new Office of Research, the PO will perform key services that ensure timely submission of high-quality, responsive, compliant, and rigorously reviewed grant proposals. These services include the review of budgets and other administrative documents, preparation and review of application packages, and collection of appropriate institutional approvals prior to submission. The PO will also perform other essential duties including handling a variety of information requests, data entry, and compliance documents, all while building and maintaining positive relationships with internal and external customers.
In addition, the incumbent must have a strong interest in data maintenance and reporting, and a willingness to train others in standard processes in support of the pre-award endeavor. This position requires comprehensive knowledge of sponsor and University guidelines and procedures for engaging and stewarding a diverse portfolio of extramural funders.
Data Analytics, Reporting & Communications