Senior Research Administrator - Office of the Vice Provost for Research - (21001417)
Hybrid schedule available for this position
Responsible for administering varied portfolio including most complex sponsored awards. Utilizing extensive research administration knowledge, works with faculty to develop sponsored proposals and to manage post- award compliance activities. Consults with faculty and staff in interpreting intricate sponsor rules and regulations, may mentor junior level research administration staff and assists faculty and staff in navigating new research administration tools and systems, identifying, proposing solutions and working toward resolutions related to complex pre/post-award matters.
The following required knowledge and skills as typically acquired by completing Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
5+ years of research administration experience
Knowledge of funding agencies and their programs
Knowledge of regulations that govern federal research funding and related areas of regulatory compliance
Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills
Excellent prioritization skills, strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in collegial, supportive manner with faculty and staff * Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple assignments with tight, concurrent deadlines and with 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.) and experience with enterprise research administration systems
Designation of Certified Research Administrator (CRA), Certified Pre-Award Administrator (CPRA), or Certified Financial Research Administrator (CFRA)
Experience with Kuali Coeus
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.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston
Organization: Office of the Vice Provost
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jun 21, 2021, 2:04:38 PM
Internal Number: 21001417
About Tufts University
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.