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Job ID: 184617

Research Administration Coord
Tufts University

Date Posted Apr. 27, 2022
Title Research Administration Coord
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Department The Trustees of Tufts College
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

What You'll Do

With guidance and under direct supervision, provides basic administrative support to faculty in preparing sponsored proposals and with specific post-award activities. Assists school management with other assigned support functions.



Reviews funding proposal opportunity announcement or request for grant proposal to gain understanding of requirements and provides Principal Investigator (PI) with application completion checklist. Assists with preparation of standard business components of grant application and prepares internal approval documents. Using the Research Administration System, routes proposal to the Office of Research Administration and monitors workflow. Assists PI in preparing responses to sponsor requests such as revised budget and other support request information.

Once grant is awarded, assists PI with making revisions to categorized budget, provides information for appointment of individuals in compliance with grant provisions, monitoring budget, processing financial transactions and monitoring/processing subcontractor awards and invoices.

Assists PI with grant award reporting and close-out documentation.

Utilizes Research Administration System (RAS), providing guidance to faculty on standard operating procedures and assisting as necessary with proposal preparation issues. Interfaces with appropriate Tufts offices and sponsor agency help desks to resolve technical issues related to proposal submission or award management.

Maintains paper files and electronic records.

Organizes meetings to discuss sponsored portfolios, keeps notes of the meetings and ensures follow up.

Assists school with other assigned support functions.

What We're Looking For

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Requirements:


Associates Degree or 0-2 years related experience


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.

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