Research Administrator III (51891BR)

At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Clinical Research Programs department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Research Administrator III will be responsible for:

  • Under the general direction of the Manager/Director, this individual contributor provides overall management of the Department/Division/Program research portfolio in partnership with Principal Investigators to ensure compliance and successful completion of research activities.
  • Independently performs complex pre-award and post-award functions for all federal, state, corporate, and/or private foundation sponsored funds, subcontracts, and/or projects supported by discretionary and endowment funds.
  • Participates in strategic planning for Department/Division/Program.
  • Advises Principal Investigators regarding proposal preparation, interpretation of sponsor guidelines and regulations, and problem resolution.
  • Manages and oversees grant application process ensuring overall compliance and timely submission.
  • Develops budgets and may prepare draft grant proposals.
  • Establishes policies, systems and procedures to monitor research purchases and day-to-day spending.
  • Performs financial analysis on grants including but not limited to forecasting and communicating results to Principal Investigators.
  • Collaborates with Department Administrator and/or appropriate Boston Children’s central administration offices to represent the needs of the Research Faculty.
  • This position has signature authority on restricted funds.
  • May involve mentoring Research Administrator I and II's.

In order to qualify, the candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of Research Administration experience required or 6 years of Research Administration experience may substitute for degree.
  • Masters preferred.

Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Contact Information

Boston Children's Hospital



300 Longwood Ave

Boston, MA 02115


Background Information

4-Year Degree


  • Hospital
  • Research Administrator/Manager


Target Job Information

  • Full Time