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Grant Coordinator, NeuroMusculoskeletal Institute - RowanSOM (Full-Time, Temporary)

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Work type: Temporary Full-Time
Location: Stratford, New Jersey
Categories: Professional

Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine

Job Description


Job Title:         Grant Coordinator

Department:    NeuroMusculoskeletal Institute

Facility:            School of Osteopathic Medicine

Reports To:      Program Director, Administrator



The Grant Coordinator provides support to the NeuroMusculoskeletal Institute’s Director/Administrator in all aspects of the department’s grants, including but not limited to, budget, application process, reporting, and analytics. You will work closely with all of the project teams to ensure all scopes of the projects are delivered on-time, within scope, and within budget. This position requires organizational skills and excellent communication skills.  This is a temporary fully grant funded position.


  • Assist with the timely closeout and reporting of grants.
  • Reviews grant award notices and takes appropriate action to assign and setup accounts.
  • Takes appropriate action, which will produce all reports to be reviewed by the Principal Investigator and Finance.
  • Takes appropriate action for budget initialization and sets up receivable.
  • Adheres to RowanSOM’s Office of Sponsored Programs protocols, which includes documentation and submission deadlines.
  • Creates and Maintains file on each individual grant, and is responsible for all critical components (application, award, and budget).
  • Assist with the approval of expenses (salary and non-salary) charged to a particular grant according to each grantor’s guidelines and regulations.
  • Projects availability of funds (salary and non-salary) for the Principal Investigator and advises of any unfavorable variances.
  • Communicate effectively with the State (sponsor), project team, designated affiliates, and Rowan’s Office of Sponsored Programs.
  • Track, process and analyze data using Excel; compile statistical information and generate reports for federal, state and foundation funding agencies.
  • Assist in data collection, data entry and the compilation of summary data for educational and grant-related and/or departmental reporting.
  • Understands and adheres to Rowan SOM compliance standards as they appear in the Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy
  • Works with OSP to summarize all necessary financial information on a terminated grant to be used for final report of expenditures. 
  • Reviews outgoing billing on various contracts and subcontracts to external funding agencies.
  • Responds to questions from federal and non-federal granting agencies concerning financial aspects of a grant.
  • Prepares special reports as requested by the Principal Investigator or funding agency.
  • Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state, and University regulations and laws and policies as they currently exist and as they change or are modified.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field, plus (3) three years  proven working experience in a grant or budget area, preferably in the healthcare sector. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Effective oral and written communications skills and able to function in a team environment are a must. Ability to manage multiple projects and coordinate the efforts of a team in order to accomplish objectives.

Physical Demands:

May be required to work off hours as need to meet grant deadlines. Must be able to attend meetings in other buildings and at off-site locations

This is a Full-Time, Temporary Grant Funded position. 


  • Only completed, online applications submitted on or before the deadline will be considered.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position. 

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