Research Administrator Job Description Sample
This is an important position in the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics that will provide cradle-to-grave research administration and program management to the departmental faculty, primarily on central campus, and work closely with relevant administrative staff in the department to refine how we deliver these services to the faculty. The successful applicant will be able to work independently, yet collaboratively, in a department in seven different campus locations.
The department is looking for a focused, innovative, and responsive individual who will provide a high level of professional research administration and program management support to the departmental research faculty and staff located on central campus in the Medical Sciences Center, Morgridge Institute for Research, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, the UW Biotechnology Center, and other main campus locations as necessary. The successful applicant will report to the senior program manager in the department.
The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
Job Summary: The Research Administrator is responsible for the daily administrative operations of defined research areas including grant and contract proposal preparation and approval, establishment of account infrastructure, management of financial transactions, preparation of regular reporting on status of funding and approval of research expenditures. This person collaborates with Chiefs and Principal Investigators (PIs) and Research Administrative Director (RAD) to ensure compliance and proper implementation of policies and procedures.
Manages budgets for federal and non-federal research grants, contracts and sub-contracts. Partners with the Office of Sponsored Programs to maintain databases for pending, funded, rejected and inactive grants. Works with information from internal systems, grant management software, PeopleSoft and other systems to monitor purchases, actual and encumbered expenses as well as salary distributions.
Works with Financial Analysts and others as necessary to reconcile information/reports and provide investigators with regular financial status reports in user-friendly formats. Expected to have regular meetings with investigators where projections are provided and reviewed to avoid deficit spending. As necessary, work with investigators and RAD to manage deficits.
Responsible for managing all time and effort reporting for defined areas of responsibility. Works with PIs to regularly monitor information, make changes as appropriate. Report any unusual or non-compliant information to PI and Research Administrative Director.
Authorizes all expense items such as making deposits, transfering funds, assigning expenses within areas of responsibility. Works with ancillary areas such as A/P, HR, and Purchasing to ensure receipt of materials and prompt payment or resolution of any issues.
Coordinates and supports the preparation and production of grant proposals, advises investigators of grant policies, due dates for progress reports, human studied protocols, abstracts, manuals, etc. Prepares budget for submissions and renewals. Works with Financial Analyst to ensure proper communicaton of upcoming grants and proper implementation of new grant information.
Bachelor's degree required.
1-3 years related work experience required.
Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.
- Two years of grants management, budget preparation, and financial management experience.
Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by general instructions and practices requiring some interpretation. May make recommendations for solving problems of moderate complexity and importance.
Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents.
Independence of Action: Ability to follow precedents and procedures. May set priorities and organize work within general guidelines. Seeks assistance when confronted with difficult and/or unpredictable situations. Work progress is monitored by supervisor/manager.
Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.
Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.
Team Work: Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.
Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
Physical Nature of the Job:
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally in carrying, lifting, pushing, pulling objects. Sitting most of the time, with walking and standing required only occasionally
The Research Administrator will have full range of responsibilities in Pre-Award/Sponsored Programs & Clinical Trials office including grant submissions, budget development assistance, clinical and research contract/agreement negotiations, and signing authority for the Research Foundation for SUNY. Review and negotiation of different types of research and clinical agreements and contracts, while assuring compliance with IRB, IACUC, SUNY, Research Foundation and sponsor policies. Participate in committees and special projects as requested by the Director of Sponsored Programs and/or the VP for Research.
Bachelors degree and a minimum of three years of relevant research administration experience (preferably in an academic setting) plus excellent communication, customer service, and analytical skills required. Prior experience in electronic research administration, contracts and grants, federal, state, and business enterprise proposal submissions, budgets, negotiations, and experience with Federal circular guidelines (OMB Uniform Guidance) strongly preferred. Certified Research Administrator and/or Masters degree preferred.
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The Award & Compliance Specialist acts as a resource to the university community for assistance and information on award processing and compliance requirements to ensure as quick and smooth award setup as possible. As a member of the Grants & Contracts and Compliance team this position will be cross-trained to provide broad support in a variety of roles.
Responsibilities include working with the Assistant Director for Compliance and the Grants & Contracts group to develop and maintain compliance policies and procedures that can be put in place at the time of award and monitored throughout the life of a sponsored project.
SPECIFIC DUTIES Awards –
Reads and analyzes award documents to write the cover memorandum for PIs and Grant Managers providing them with information about unusual or complex sponsor terms and conditions associated with the award.
Coordinates with Grants & Contracts and departments to obtain any additional documents needed to complete the award processing and reviews documentation for accuracy.
Determines the best fund code structure for projects involving multiple internal and/or external organizations; prepares the transmittal form for Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP); and, acts as liaison with OSP regarding all award setup issues.
Works with ORS support staff to ensure that award packets are prepared and sent to PIs and departments in a timely manner.
Manages other award related duties as required.
Compliance - Currently, the three main areas of compliance for which this position is responsible include conflict of interest, committed effort and subrecipient monitoring.
Assists the Assistant Director for Compliance with the annual conflict of interest form release; assists with administrative duties supporting the Standing Committee on Conflict of Interest.
If subrecipients are part of an award, checks the subrecipient documentation and follows up with the PI and the department to obtain any missing items.
Monitors subrecipients and recommends contract modifications if warranted by a subrecipient#s performance.
Reviews and confirms committed effort at time of award and enters the information in grants.duke; assists in monitoring key/senior personnels total effort on sponsored projects; coordinates with Assistant Director for Compliance, the Grants & Contracts group and PIs to resolve effort related.
Works with the team to develop and present training materials for various areas of compliance. Manages other compliance related duties as required.Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging.
Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
Education: Work requires communications, analytical and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.
Research or grants education and/or certification is preferred.Training:Successful completion of required department training such as GC101& 201 Introduction to Research, Financial Services Introduction to R3,Introduction to Duke GL, Introduction to Accounting, Sponsored Research Reporting, Research Administration at Duke (on-line), Basic Compliance(on-line) within first six months of hire is required.Successful completion of the Research Administration Academy (RAA) is required. Employees hired into this classification without RAA training will work closely with their manager to schedule and complete the training within 12 months of start date. The expectation is that the staff member will maintain the requirements for their level. Failing to meet these requirements will be addressed through the performance review process.Upon successful completion of expected training, the employee must maintain Research Administration Academy (RAA) certification by completing continuing education requirements.
No experience required for candidates who possess a Bachelor's or Master's degree in a field of study directly related to the specific position.
Include BA/BS degree and three years of work in research administration related field; RACC certification or must obtain Certificate of Research Administration within one year after employment.
Must be notary public or must obtain notary public license within three months of employment.
As the federal government's focus on compliance changes, this individual must be flexible, motivated and ready to learn the regulations on new areas of compliance.
Other requirements are:
- excellent written and verbal communication skills;
- ability to interpret federal and state regulations relevant to sponsored research;
- ability to organize and structure complex subject matter
- advanced computer skills in programs of relevance to duties.
CQI Administrator (Institutional Research Manager)
The Continuous Quality Improvement ("CQI") Administrator for the CUNY School of Medicine will work closely with senior academic and administrative leadership in strategic planning and activities related to the school's continuing accreditation. The position will have significant responsibility for creating and maintaining systems of data-driven quality improvement. S/he will manage relevant accreditation standards, recommend policies, collect and summarize data, produce reports and present findings and ensure ongoing compliance with relevant standards.
Reporting to the Deputy Dean for Medical Education, duties for the CQI Administrator include but are not limited to the following:
Oversees the development and implementation of the School's Quality Improvement program
Develop a system of monitoring elements, including what data is collected, to whom it is disseminated when a formal review occurs and supplies recommendations, timelines and goals to senior administration
Conduct ongoing evaluation and reporting of activities and reports of quality improvement initiatives and provide ongoing recommendations for improvements.
Lead the School's LCME Data Collection Instrument (DCI) and serves as the lead data and quantitative analysis source for the LCME standards tables
Supervise and manage staff on duties related to data collection, LCME reporting and quality improvement
Develop and maintain survey instruments and other data-gathering instruments administered by the School.
Prepare independent data reports and present findings of analyses and research to College constituencies.
Analyzes and reports student performance data, including course exam scores, final course grades, NBME shelf exam scores, OSCE/CPX scores, USMLE scores.
Monitor and report course/clerkship management related data, including timeliness of grades, grades across sites, mistreatment concerns, etc.
Develop analyses and reports for student satisfaction data, such as the AAMC GQ and end of course/clerkship/year evaluations.
Regularly review data sources for accuracy and consistency including the AAMC Year 2 Questionnaire, AAMC Graduation Questionnaire, student/faculty evaluations, AAMC Mission Management Tool, Curriculum committee and SAPC outcomes, aggregated NBME scores (Step 1, Step 2 CK and CS), etc.
Bachelor's Degree and six years' relevant experience required.
A Masters or doctoral degree in education, public health, statistics, or related field is strongly preferred.
Six years of relevant experience in medical education or healthcare is required.
LCME site visit experience preferred.
Results and outcomes oriented
Understand the LCME process
Strong oral and written communication skills with an emphasis on presentation
Proven record of collaboration and teamwork
Self-directed, flexible and adaptable to the needs of undergraduate medical education
Strong proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets, and database software
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Manages College institutional research programs and studies related to the College's mission.
Develops relevant, timely and accurate institutional information to administrators, the college community, the external community, and external agencies.
Defines and implements research studies, designing and conducting data analyses and analyzing and interpreting results.
Researches, develops and recommends policy analyses relevant to anticipated institutional planning, policy, and decision-making needs.
Participates in college-wide strategic planning, institutional effectiveness and outcomes assessment tasks.
Respond to data, table and report requests from college constituencies.
Manage surveys, questionnaires and other data-gathering instruments administered by the Office.
Manages a library of institutional planning and research documents.
May consult with faculty and students in the design of databases for research projects
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Institutional Research Manager
Higher Education Associate
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID (18044) or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.
Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter.
Open until filled, with resume review to begin on April 15, 2018.
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Job Title: CQI Administrator (Institutional Research Manager)
Job ID: 18044
Location: CUNY School of Medicine
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Associate Administrator For Vehicle Safety Research
The Senior Executive Service (SES) is a corps of executives selected for their superior leadership qualifications. Members of the SES serve in key positions just below the top Presidential appointees, and are the major link between these appointees and the rest of the federal workforce. Candidates for SES positions must possess both technical qualifications (subject matter expertise) and executive qualifications (leadership and managerial experience).
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The Associate Administrator for Vehicle Safety Research administers the vehicle safety research programs of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to support vehicle safety research, rulemaking, standards compliance, defects, and other programs and initiatives that seek to reduce traffic crashes and their resulting deaths, injuries and property damage/economic costs.
The Associate Administrator for Vehicle Safety Research, either directly or through staff resources:
Strategizes, plans, and directs the execution of vehicle safety research and test programs involving vehicle automation, vehicle cybersecurity, crash avoidance technologies, crashworthiness, applied research and testing, human factors, and other technical areas necessary to support the wide variety of the Agency's safety programs and regulatory priorities.
Plans, directs, manages and provides policy guidance to the Office of Vehicle Safety Research, including the Vehicle Research and Test Center.
Provides guidance and input for the safe deployment of automated vehicles, including participation in high-level multi-modal discussions.
Critically analyzes and determines the organizational, human capital, budgetary, and research capabilities of the Office of Vehicle Safety Research in order to provide the research needed to meet the Agency's continually changing needs.
Represents the Agency and the Department of Transportation as a leading authority on matters related to vehicle safety research.
This is a General position in the Senior Executive Service.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required.
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0340 Program Management
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen.
Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.
Provide all required documents by closing date.
Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Complete a one-year SES probationary period (unless already completed).
- FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: Complete a Public Financial Disclosure report, OGE-278. You will need to provide the information annually.
- DRUG TEST: This position is subject to a pre-employment drug test and random drug testing during employment.
- SECURITY CLEARANCE: This position requires the ability to obtain and retain a Secret clearance.
As a basic requirement for entry into the Senior Executive Service (SES), you must provide evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability; and that is directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Technical Qualifications (TQs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) listed below.
Below are descriptions of the technical qualifications that will be presented to you within the online application. You must clearly demonstrate in your responses how your experience supports each of the TQs.
TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (TQs):
Demonstrated experience and success in effectively managing a research or regulatory program that often must contend with changing priorities, organizational differences, and external constituencies that seek to influence Agency priorities and research approaches.
Ability to plan, implement, and direct research activities necessary to support complex regulatory initiatives and to initiate other research and development activities to address safety problems that emanate from analysis of crash data.
Knowledge of policies and procedures needed to effectively manage Federal or other research or regulatory program s with demonstrated knowledge related to vehicle safety standards affecting the automotive sector and demonstrated ability to communicate a program's objectives and priorities to high level public and private sector officials
EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs):
ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. Leadership Competencies: Creativity and Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, Vision
ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. Leadership Competencies: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, Team Building
ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. Leadership Competencies: Accountability, Customer, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, Technical Credibility
ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Leadership Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, Technology Management
ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. Leadership Competencies: Partnering, Political Savvy, Influencing/Negotiating
FUNDAMENTAL COMPETENCIES: The following competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core
Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Written Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Continual Learning, and Public Service Motivation.
Additional information about the SES and Executive Core Qualifications can be found on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) SES Website.
You are strongly encouraged to review OPMs Guide to SES Qualifications for specific examples and guidance on writing effective ECQ narrative statements and executive resumes.
Associate Research Administrator
The Department of Preventive Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC is in search of an Associate Research Administrator to work closely with faculty and principal investigators with their pre and post-award needs and administration of contracts and grants.
Provides pre-award administrative support such as preparation and submission of proposals.
Provides post-award administrative support such as expenditure reviews and preparation of requests for budget changes and cost transfers, effort reports, check requests and requisitions. Provides accounting detail to faculty and administrators and assists investigators and Sponsored Projects Accounting as required in the preparation of reports.
Assists with the resolution of post-award administrative problems related to sponsored projects.
Help maintain internal project databases, assist in purchasing, subcontract awards, independent consulting agreements and reimbursements.
Disseminates contracts and grants information regarding policies, procedures and guidelines. Interprets and ensures compliance with policies, procedures and guidelines.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
The ideal candidate will have:
Experience with sponsored research pre-award submittals
Excellent organizational skills
The ability to handle high volume and high stress periods of work
Flexible and adaptive attitude
Strong Excel skills
Strong communication (written and oral) skills
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree
Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Experience: 3 years
Minimum Field of Expertise: Basic knowledge of governmental regulations. Strong accounting skills. Competency in project management. A Bachelor's Degree with broad knowledge of relevant research computer software, e.g.: Microsoft Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Outlook, SPSS,
Visio, and SunGard. Experience in creating and analyzing statistical reports. Must be able
to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records and generate reports.
Proven oral and written communication skills to interact with other employees.
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at email@example.com. Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.
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Research Administrator (Part Time) (UA Internal Only)
TitleResearch Administrator (Part Time) (UA Internal Only)DepartmentPhysiology (0705)LocationUniversity of Arizona Health SciencesPosition Summary
The Interdisciplinary Training in Cardiovascular Research Program is an NIH-funded Ruth L. Kirschstein Institutional National Research Service Award (T32). The purpose of the T32 training program is to prepare high-qualified qualified predoctoral and/or postdoctoral trainees for careers that have a significant impact on the Cardiovascular-related research needs of the Nation. The T32 selects pre-doctoral candidates from several graduate programs at the University of Arizona and recruits post-doctoral candidates from a national pool.
The Research Administrator assists in training, coordinating and administering the T32 training grant. The Research Administrator is also responsible for coordinating the timely submission of the competing and non-competing renewals. This position provides fiscal management of multi-million a dollar federal grant as well as the network of mentors both on campus, community and state-wide that provide training opportunities for students and postdocs funded by the T32 training grant.
Furthermore, the Research Administrator also interacts and collaborates with project investigators, advisors, university and federal administrators. This high-level professional is expected to provide planning for the T32 training program to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished in accordance with NIH and University requirements.
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Duties & Responsibilities
Build and maintain CVR website, embedded events calendar, faculty and trainee information, and manage online forms, surveys, and trainee applications.
Set up stipends and tuition for predocs in Student Financials, and stipend monthly payments for postdocs with FSO.
Serve as point of contact for communication regarding appointments and trainee funding.
Maintain CVR listserv and disseminate announcements and invitations.
Meet regularly with PIs to discuss budget, trainee appointments, and calendar updates.
Support Research Administration with RPPR and the Competitive Renewal Application preparation.
Maintain database of current and prior trainees for RPPR and five-year competitive renewal application.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Minimum Qualifications
Master's degree in the field of education or equivalent AND at least six years of teaching, administrative/coordinative program experience.
At least one-year experience working with large-scale training grants.
- Experience in University of Arizona on-line student management systems such as UACCESS, GradPath, Analytics, Financials or equivalent AND web design platform such as DRUPAL and database management such as SLATE.
FLSAExemptFull Time/Part TimePart TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week4Job CategoryAdministrative and ProfessionalBenefits EligibleNoPosted Rate of Pay$56,000 - $61,000 Annually, DOE (to be prorated by .10 FTE)Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Posting Detail Information
Posting NumberA23350Number of VacanciesOneDesired Start DatePosition End Date (if temporary)Limited to Current UA EmployeesYesContact Information for Candidates
Open Date02/13/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesReview Begins On02/25/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantDiversity Statement
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.
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Steps Research Project Administrator
This position within the Office of Sponsored Projects Administration (OSPA) will be involved in the administration of external sponsored projects (grants and contracts from external sponsors for research and scholarly activities). Duties includes proposal review and submission, award review and negotiation with sponsors, data entry to establish sponsored project accounts and interpretation of sponsor guidelines and policy.
Successful candidate would be expected to learn the OSPA database and SAP grants functions and have the ability to think critically, communicate timely and professionally, multitask and prioritize and demonstrate a strong attention to detail.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
The position requires the ability to think critically, communicate timely and professionally, multitask and prioritize and demonstrate a strong attention to detail.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply03/03/2019University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome.
We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Research Administrator - Prime Education
The Research Administrator is a professional possessing an educational background and experience in research and health care. He/she is a member of the Research Department and reports to the Group Manager of Population Health and Research. He/she will holistically manage research and education projects from their approval through project evaluation. In a forward facing role, he/she will identify and cultivate the project and study cohorts to ensure a successful outcome. He/she will initiate the recruitment and engagement of healthcare systems. Community based practices, and health care providers into quality improvement research and education studies aligned with the company's grants and contracts. The Research Administrator performs an essential role in research data collection that allows the company to identify healthcare barriers, gaps, and trends as well as assess the educational impact of research and education projects. He/she possesses the ability to understand research methodologies and assist in statistical analysis to test unique research hypotheses. He/she collaborates effectively with the professional research team and is integral to the coordination, collection, and output of real-world healthcare data. He/she focuses on strategies that can implement and improve data collection and storage, and works with the research team to effectively uncover and relay meaningful and measurable stories related to the data.
Independently manage assigned research and education projects from the program launch until the project evaluation
Initiate a plan to holistically manage each assigned research and education project, and present the strategy and timeline to the Group Manager, Population Health and Research for approval
Identify and recruit cohort participants and systems that align with the "intended study participants" identified in QI education and research projects
Independently identify new recruitment strategies and adjust strategic objectives as needed to overcome barriers to quality improvement research participation goals
Seek opportunities to build relationships with new systems and integrated delivery networks to initiate opportunities for new research and QI projects, or to fulfill current projects research goals
Participate in the planning of real-world data collection for quality and clinical measures in research-based and quality improvement educational projects
Conduct data collection implementation phases including chart abstraction and data retrieval from electronic and manual sources
Assist in the planning and execution of research designs, protocols, data analysis, and outcomes reporting
Assist the Group Manager, Population Health and Research in development of milestone outcomes by determining and conducting appropriate sub analyses with relevant statistical tests
Communicate with external research staff, cohort participants, and other stakeholders as needed to define data access and retrieval processes and communicate the efficacy of procedures
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in a clinical or biomedical degree
Masters degree in a related healthcare discipline such as MPH or equivalent degree preferred
Good written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
General Understanding of healthcare quality improvement measures
Familiarity with measurement tools and data sources such as patient charts, EMRs, Registries and others required
Knowledge about statistical software such as IBM SPSS, SAS and/or STATA and Microsoft Products
Work onsite in the Fort Lauderdale, FL office
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