Boston Children's Hospital is seeking an experienced research grant administrator (RA) to manage pre and post award activities for the GI/Nutrition Division.
Under the general direction of the Manager/Director and in collaboration with the research administrator III, the research grant administrator II performs pre and post award functions for the GI research grants program.
The Research Administrator II will be responsible for:
Coordinating, preparing, and submitting grant applications; budget development; coordinating required institutional reviews and approvals;
working with Principal Investigators to ensure timely submission of funding proposals; managing federal, state, corporate, and private foundation sponsored funds, subcontracts, and/or projects supported by discretionary and endowment funds;
processing financial transactions according to established policies and procedures;
utilizing hospital financial systems to process and monitor financial transactions and reports; ensuring timely submission of completed effort reports; and conducting subrecipient monitoring.
Ensuring timely processing of new, competing and non-competing research applications by assisting faculty with all administrative components.
Working with principle Investigators to properly allocate salary costs while maintaining consistency with research effort reporting. The RA 2 liaises with Principal Investigators and is responsible for scheduling quarterly meetings with Principal Investigators to review grant balances, expenses, spending trends, and forecast budgets.
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelor's degree and 4 years of Research Administration experience required or 2 years of additional Research Administration experience may substitute for degree.
The analytical skills to resolve complex problems requiring the use of scientific, mathematical, or technical principles and in-depth, experienced-based cross-functional knowledge.
Communication skills in order to effectively deal with conflicting views or issues and mediate fair solutions, or well-developed writing skills.
Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office and database applications.
The ability to work independently, to handle multiple priorities and simultaneous time deadlines, and to independently seek out answers from the appropriate grant publication and/or other resource. Work must be accurate as financial/grant consequences for the Department are significant.
Successful completion of all Research Administration Training initiatives.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.