Job description

Sponsored Programs is part of the Office of Research, a group dedicated to aiding the research community in navigating the lifecycle of their work, from finding funding to creating proposals to helping inventions find their way to the public.

The Senior Research Administrator (SRA) for CARB-X will be responsible for the day-to-day management and support throughout the life-cycle of CARB-X awards and agreements, including proposal review and submission, award review and negotiation, management and close-out. He/she will bring a significant amount of experience in support of a complex portfolio of funders, subcontractors and compliance challenges. Working closely with the Senior Special Projects Administrator and other senior resources within Sponsored Programs, will serve as a key contact for the largest award at Boston University. The SRA should have extensive knowledge of major federal funding regulations and protocols and have experience with foreign funding sources and complexities of co-funding and cost-sharing models. Participates in efforts to ensure Sponsored Programs and related offices work towards further streamlining and efficiency opportunities in support of this project. CARB-X has an important mission your work in this space can make a difference!

This is a grant funded position and is currently funded through 2021.

This position is eligible for the generous tuition remission at Boston University.

Cover letter required to be considered for this role.

RequiredĀ Skills

Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 3 years of experience. Experience may be substituted for education. Deep knowledge of research administration principles, complex regulations and procedures. Experience managing and participating in initiatives/projects is strongly preferred. Must be self-directed, possess good judgement and problem solving skills and be comfortable in a fast paced, deadline driven environment. Demonstrated customer service and continuous improvement mindset is critical Good judgement and thinking on your feet is an asset.

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

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