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Nov 17 / BARD CEP

Grants and Partnerships Coordinator, Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center – New York

Organization: Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center, Cornell University

Position Title: Grants and Partnerships Coordinator

Location: Ithaca, New York

Hours and Compensation: This is a one year part-time appointment with possible extension depending on funding and performance.

Application Deadline:

Description: The Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center ( supports Integrated Pest Management (IPM) projects in agricultural and community settings that promote environmental, human health, and economic benefits. Based in Ithaca, New York, the Center encourages multistate, cross-disciplinary connections that build partnerships and strengthen public and private IPM programs in a 12-state region. Seven staff members work as a team on IPM training, outreach, networking, proposal writing and documenting impacts.

Responsibilities: Under supervision of the Center Director, provide grants and proposals coordination. Manage all aspects of the Center’s Partnership Grants Program, revising the Request for Applications, recruiting and leading the review panel, coordinating sub-award documents, and monitoring progress and expenditures. Resolve discrepancies that arise from financial reports and invoices, and track project data. Communicate the scope and goals of the projects to staff and others. Develop appropriate tracking and reporting procedures to determine the status of different projects. Assist Center Director in identifying funding sources as well as preparing proposals for funding to support the Center.

Participate in budget management. Prepare materials that describe the financial impacts of the Northeastern IPM Center. Contribute to communications projects on the successes of the NEIPM Center Signature Programs. Recommend the quantification and measurement of grant programs to analyze trends of the IPM program and its impact.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 years experience or the equivalent in grant writing, management, reporting and communicating to stakeholder groups and clientele.
  • Very detail oriented, highly motivated and able to manage multiple priorities.
  • Creativity, positive energy, motivation and enthusiasm.
  • Proven skills in financial management.
  • Ability to track progress of projects using multiple databases, including Kuali Financial Services.
  • Fundamental competence utilizing current technology such as a management and program delivery tools (Excel, Word, databases).
  • Proven organization and time-management skills.
  • Must exercise sound and ethical judgment when acting on behalf of the University.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong leadership and team working skills.
  • Ability to foster and maintain effective working relationships with various clientele including faculty, staff, students and external customers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of grants administration preferred.
  • Background in science or environmental sciences and interest in the mission of the IPM Center as part of Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
  • A successful track record of writing funded grant proposals preferred.
  • Experience working at an advanced level with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and databases.
  • Experience in developing online customized databases for tracking projects and proposals.
  • Experience with networked information systems.
  • Knowledge of the northeast region and Cornell University desirable.

How to Apply: Apply online at Cornell University Division of Human Resources. (Job number 26183.)

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