Research Administrator I - Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences

Location
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Posted
06 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
05 Aug 2019
Ref
19001416
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Research Administrator I - Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences

Description

The Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences Dean's Office oversees the academic, administrative, and student service operations of the School. The office provides strategic direction and oversight of all aspects of the School including research initiatives, program quality, policies and procedures, and efficient, effective, and customer-oriented student services. The office collaborates with Tufts University Provost and staff to maintain the quality of our programs.
The Research Administrator I is responsible for administering standard portfolio of sponsored awards. Utilizing knowledge of academic area, works with faculty to develop sponsored proposals and to manage post-award compliance activities. May assist school management with other assigned program operation functions

Qualifications

Basic Requirements:
Knowledge and skills as typically acquired by completing Bachelor’s degree and 1 -3 years of research administration experience
Knowledge of funding agencies and their programs
Understanding of regulations that govern federal research funding and related areas of regulatory compliance
Demonstrated organizational skills with detail orientation
Excellent prioritization skills, strong analytical , problem-solving and decision-making skills
Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work in collegial, supportive manner with faculty and staff
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple assignments with concurrent deadlines and frequent interruptions
Proficient with MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet
Proficient with electronic grants management systems (i.e., grants.gov, NIH eRA Commons, NSF Fastlane, ProposalCentral, etc.) or ability to learn these and other applicable systems
Preferred Qualifications:
Designation of Certified Research Administrator (CRA), Certified Pre-Award Research Administrator (CPRA),or Certified Financial Research Administrator (CFRA)
Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Travel between Tufts’ three campuses may be required.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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