Research Administrator II

Job ID
Grants & Contract Managment Office
Business Support


Serves as a key figure in the research mission of the institution. Is a collaborative team member for a department managing over 250 million dollars in grants and contracts. Can expect to work with numerous international institutions, including the World Health Organization. Duties include independently supporting investigators through the entire proposal submission process; administration of a large, high dollar and varied portfolio of sponsored awards that may include multiple faculty and locations. Management of competing priorities while providing excellence in customer service to internal and external customers; ensuring activity records are accurate, appropriately organized and recorded in a timely manner; independently negotiating sponsored agreements and contracts; serving as a training resource for faculty and staff at all levels; identification and dissemination of potential funding sources for faculty constituency; development of documentation of protocols, templates, and additional resources; read; interpret; disseminate and or apply federal and other sponsor guidelines and regulatory documents.

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in a business or a related field. Master's degree preferred

Minimum Experience

  • Five (5) years of grant and contract, IRB, IACUC, research administration or related experience is required


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