Research Administration Coordinator - Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) - (19001247)
The Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University (HNRCA) investigators conduct advanced studies on nutrition and aging. Their research focuses on determining the optimal nutrient profile necessary to promote well-being for older adults. HNRCA scientists examine how nutrition plays a major role in the prevention of the major chronic degenerative conditions and diseases associated with aging.
The HNRCA is operated by Tufts University through a cooperative agreement with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS). Located adjacent to the Tufts University Health Science campus in Boston, Massachusetts, the HNRCA is one of six human nutrition research centers in the United States supported by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
The Research Administration Core Unit provides research administration and budget management support to the research laboratories at the HNRCA. Each member of the core has a varied portfolio of investigators/laboratories that he or she works with to further the research objectives of the Center.
With guidance, the Research Administration Coordinator provides basic administrative support to faculty in preparing sponsored proposals and with specific post-award activities. Also, assists school management with other assigned support functions.
Knowledge and skills as typically acquired by completing Associate's degree and 1-3 years of business, finance or research related experience
Demonstrated organizational skills with detail orientation and prioritization 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, with ability to learn electronic systems
Bachelor's degree with experience in research administration for one year or more.
Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Occasional overtime may be required. Travel between Tufts' three campuses may also be required
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston
Organization: Core/Service Support-HNRC
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: May 13, 2019, 6:26:58 PM
Internal Number: 19001247
About Tufts University
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