Senior Research Administrator - Office of the Vice Provost for Research - (20001582)
This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay.
Under limited supervision, 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 postaward 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.
5-7 years experience.
Knowledge of funding agencies and their programs.
Understanding of regulations that govern federal research funding and related areas of regulatory compliance.
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.) or ability to learn these and other applicable systems.
Experience with international and/or complex projects.
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: Oct 13, 2020, 1:17:12 PM
Internal Number: 20001582
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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.