Program Administrator (7916BR)
The Program Administrator is responsible for grant and contract management as well as project management support for the Center of Excellence in Advanced and Sustainable Manufacturing (COE-ASM) and Industry 4.0 Transition Assistance Program of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Working with the GIS technical director, this position supports strategic planning for COE-ASM and development of the annual work plan and commercialization plan. The Program Administrator works closely with program managers, supporting program-level planning and goal setting, and reports to the GIS technical director on program progress toward achieving overall goals. In addition, with support from the RIT/GIS administrative, sponsored research, and finance teams, the Program Administrator executes program business operations in accordance with contract requirements and RIT policies and procedures. To support continued growth, this position also identifies new funding opportunities in alignment with GIS research thrusts, facilitates and guides staff on the development and preparation of sponsored research proposals, and contributes to writing sections of these proposals.