About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.
About the Opportunity: Bouve College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University's mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs. Within Bouve, the Behrakis Health Sciences Center houses a state of the art human performance and exercise laboratory with teaching and research space, including fully equipped exercise stress testing stations, metabolic carts, Lunar DEXA machine, an underwater weighing tank, Cybex and Keiser strength and power equipment, wet lab facilities for blood processing and muscle biopsies. The Arnold S. Goldstein Simulation Laboratories Suite, opened in 2013, provides a state-of-the-art simulation center for interprofessional education.
Northeastern University is on an exciting trajectory of growth and innovation. The University is a leader in inter- disciplinary research, urban engagement, experiential learning, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is home to 20,000 students and to the nation's premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern's international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position amongst the nation's top research universities. Northeastern University is situated on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston's historic Back Bay, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women's Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center.
Responsibilities: The Bouve College Office of Research (BCORe) Senior Grants Administrator serves as a major resource to the College's faculty, researchers and staff. The Senior Grants Administrator, reporting directly to the Associate Director of College Research Administration, is responsible for assisting faculty and departmental administrative staff throughout the grant life-cycle (both pre-award and post-award). The Senior Grants Administrator aids in the development and submission of grant proposals, as well as the management of awarded grants through closeout. This person will assist with the development of proposal budgets; assist with the coordination of sub-contracts on proposals; coordinate proposal submission to the Northeastern University Research Enterprise Services (NU-RES); provide grants administration support to PI's; assist with managing and monitoring grant funded payroll and adjusting payroll distribution as needed; submit cost transfer requests as needed; monitor grant effort; serves as a primary liaison for BCORe with the NU-RES.
The Senior Grants Administrator will work closely with other BCORe staff, PIs, NU-RES officials, and with school and departmental administrators to ensure compliance with Northeastern University and funding agency policies and regulations. The Senior Grants Administrator will manage a portfolio of investigators and will oversee the submission of grant proposals within the portfolio and serve as a backup to other BCORe staff. The Senior Grants Administrator will also ensure overall management of awards, including the submission of progress reports, re-budgeting requests, and enforcing adherence to research compliance. This person will assist with training the research community at Bouve and will disseminate updates to researchers on regulatory, compliance, and grant application changes. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Minimum of 3-5 years of finance, accounting or grant administration experience, preferably in an academic or research environment is preferred. Strong candidates with other transferrable experience, particularly in academic administration, will be considered. Strong computer skills, particularly analytical skills, strong attention to detail, ability to manage/prioritize multiple projects. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications: N/A
Salary Grade: 11
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.