Grants Administrator I

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Commensurate with experience




1 Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor
United States


Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory announces an exciting career opportunity for a Grants Administrator in our Office of Sponsored Programs. This position supports the management of CSHL’s $100+ million sponsored research budget, collaborating with Investigators and the Laboratory’s administrative team.

The Grants Administrator will have post-award grants management responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Ensuring that institutional policies, laws and regulations regarding sponsored research support are proactively addressed. 
  • Coordinating the preparation, compilation and submission of all progress report documentation, which may include preparing budgets, other support documentation as well as research compliance related records. 
  • Maintaining and monitoring scientific reporting schedules and proactively engaging research investigators and their administrators in upcoming scientific reporting obligations. 
  • Interfacing with collaborating institutions to identify and support the needs of funding organization for prior approval requests that include carryover, re-budgeting and no-cost extensions.
  • Training institutional staff in the use of electronic grant application and management systems, assisting with the preparation of research funding information for the CSHL Annual Report as well as other OSP related reporting functions.

Education: Undergraduate degree required.

Experience: At least 1-3 years of grant related experience preferred.

Skills: Excellent communications skills, ability to work under deadline pressures, and strong organizational skills are required. Must be able to multi-task and prioritize.

Please apply for the position via the CSHL careers website at:

Position Number 01229-A

Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

For more information about CSHL, please visit us at

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor


We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please apply for the position via the CSHL careers website at:

Position Number 01229-A