Research Administrator II - Tufts Medical School, Department of Immunology-(17001687)
The Department of Immunology is a community of scientists focused on the genesis and treatment of chronic and genetic disease by understanding the inflammatory response and the regeneration and repair mechanisms that restore normal functioning to damaged tissue. To support this mission, the Research Administrator II in IPP performs portfolio management for all appropriate department cost centers as well as grants.
Responsible for administering portfolio of broad and moderately complex sponsored awards. Utilizing considerable knowledge of research administration and academic area, works with faculty to develop sponsored proposals and to manage post-award compliance activities. Serves as resource to junior level research administration staff. May assist school management with other assigned program operation functions.
The following required knowledge and skills as typically acquired by completing Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
3 – 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 skills with detail orientation.
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 9CFRA).
Experience with Kuali Coeus.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.