RESEARCH ADMINISTRATOR, Sponsored Programs (4769/F2817)

Boston, Massachusetts
Jun 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Responsible for overseeing major sponsored project awards. Serve as the focal point between the sponsoring agency and the Principal Investigator in the fiscal administration of grants and contracts. Review fiscal aspects of account set-up, keeping abreast with a variety of constantly changing federal regulations, monitor fiscal performance on awards, prepare final financial reports of expenditures, initiate grant closeout process, assist and instruct Principal Investigators and their staff in grant management procedures, resolve over expenditure problems and assist Cash Management team as needed with billing and collections. Perform a variety of analytical and quality assurance activities to ensure compliance with accounting principles, sponsor requirements, federal and state guidelines and University policies.


B.A./B.S., and three to five years of related experience. Candidate should have excellent organizational and time management skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidate should be a self-starter, diplomatic, pro-active, and able to adapt and advance knowledge of skills, methods, practices, policies and/or procedures and a moderate degree of innovation, analysis and reasoning to complete work that is somewhat project-oriented and involves some complex problems and/or decisions. MUST INCLUDE COVER LETTER IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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