Research Administrator I - School of Engineering-18001162

Medford, MA
Jun 15, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

Research Administrator I - School of Engineering-18001162

Responsible for administering standard portfolio of sponsored awards. Utilizing knowledge of academic area, works with faculty to develop sponsored proposals and to manage post-award compliance activities. May assist school management with other assigned program operation functions.

Basic Requirements:
  • The following required knowledge and skills as typically acquired by completing Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • 1- 3 years of research administration experience.
  • Knowledge of funding agencies and their programs.
  • Understanding 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 with ability to work in collegial, supportive manner with faculty and staff.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple assignments with concurrent deadlines and frequent interruptions.
  • Proficient with MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet.
  • Proficient with electronic grants management systems (i.e.,, NIH eRA Commons, NSF Fastlane, ProposalCentral, etc.) or ability to learn these and other applicable systems.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Designation of Certified Research Administrator (CRA), Certified Pre-Award Research Administrator (CPRA), or Certified Financial Research Administrator (CFRA).

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Administration
Organization: School of Engineering
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: May 16, 2018, 8:55:46 AM


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