St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
Reporting to the Controller, the Grants Manager is responsible for monitoring and coordinating the administration of post-award grant and restricted fund activities with principal investigators and administrative staff to ensure that budgeting and administrative policies, procedures, and funding agency requirements are being followed.
Primary contact between the Office of Business Affairs and the Office of Grants and Sponsored Research.
Provide guidance and assistance to principal investigators in the interpretation of funding agency regulations and requirements.
Oversee the preparation of monthly financial reports distributed to principal investigators and administrative staff.
Responsible for reviewing grant drawdowns and invoicing as well as monitoring receipt of payments.
Review all financial status reports (interim and final) and work directly with principal investigators to ensure accurate financial reporting.
Monitor indirect costs and cost share against budget.
Coordinate time and effort reporting with the Office of Grants and Sponsored Research.
Assist with preparation of related audit schedules and analyses for financial statements audit.
Main liaison for the Uniform Guidance audit, specifically to prepare the Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards and provide supporting documentation for grant activities (including Student Financial Aid) to external auditors.
Main liaison for audits by funding agencies.
Prepare related surveys.
Prepare Federal Indirect Cost Recovery proposal.
Update and develop policies and procedures over the grants reporting process in conjunction with the Office of Grants and Sponsored Research.
Supervise, train, and develop staff.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field required. CPA certification preferred.
A minimum of five years relevant experience managing grants required.
Must be detail oriented.
Successfully demonstrated ability to set priorities and work on multiple tasks.
Strong supervisory skills and ability to work as part of a team.
Must possess excellent analytical, organizational, and time management skills.
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to work effectively with administrators on a professional level.
Must be proficient with automated financial systems and financial software applications.
Knowledge of Ellucian Banner financial systems a plus.
St. John’s offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John’s performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 218438
About St. John's University
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.