Job ID: 191228

Research Administrator I

Tufts University

  • Jul. 27, 2022
  • Research Administrator I
  • Tufts University
  • Tufts University
    Boston, MA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory


The Department of Public Health and Community Medicine is a research and teaching department of the medical school. Our faculty currently represents a range of disciplines, including public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, medicine, nutrition, environmental health, health policy, health informatics and analytics. Our activities include community-based and clinical research on a wide-array of public health topics and the education of medical and graduate students in health-related masters' programs.

What You'll Do

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.

What We're Looking For

Minimum Required Experience, Education, Background, And Certifications/Licenses
 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
 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
 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
Additional Preferred Experience, Education, etc.
 Designation of Certified Research Administrator (CRA), Certified Pre-Award Research Administrator (CPRA),
or Certified Financial Research Administrator (CFRA)

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks
at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer

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