At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join us and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Research Administrator I position will be responsible for:
Under general supervision, this position typically reports to the Department/Division/Program Manager and works closely with designated principal investigators in monitoring, and administering federal and/or state grant funds, private foundation grants, subcontracts, and projects supported by discretionary and endowment funds.
Developing an understanding of the research grant application process as well as sound financial management practices.
Assisting in the preparation of grant applications and coordination of required institutional reviews and approvals.
Preparing financial transactions according to established policies and procedures for approval by Department/Division/Program or Research Manager.
Utilizing hospital financial systems and financial reports to monitor monthly expenses on a grant by grant basis and ensure compliance with sponsor/donor regulations.
Preparing financial reports for principal investigators, on a regular basis, to assist them in monitoring rates of spending. Will participate in departmental administration of effort reporting.
Participating as liaison with appropriate CHB central administration offices to represent the needs of the research faculty, i.e. Human Resources, Payroll, Finance, Purchasing, and Research Administration.
Participating as a departmental resource on grant application, submission and accounting issues.
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelor's degree required or 2 years of Research Administration experience may substitute for degree.
The analytical skills to resolve complex problems.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office and database applications.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end 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.
Internal Number: 3108889
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.