Program Administration Manager III - Research

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 team and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.  
This Program Administration Manager III will manage the Psychiatry Grant Administration enterprise and will:

  • Work with department and research leadership to set strategies, design and implement tools, and provide financial oversight in support of the departmental research enterprise.
  • Responsible for budget proposals and recommendations and establishes budget control system for controlling expenditures in accordance with budget allocations
  •  Work with individual research faculty and their staff to facilitate the identification, pursuit, and management of research funding
  •  Personnel management of research administration staff
  •  Develop and implementing financial systems; Build tools to track/analyze/report on research progress within the department
  •  Provide department representation in hospital reviews
  •  Create systems and procedures for research administration and compliance tasks to ensure compliance with sponsor and institutional guidelines
  • Manages project issues and risks through standard issue/risk process
  • Serve as a research administrator for a limited portfolio of researchers and/or research labs.
  • Provide technical advice, policy interpretation, and guidance for application of appropriate procedures to staff, students and administrators
  • Collaborate with central department functions and colleagues in sister departments to work on common tasks or programs.

To qualify, you must have:

  • A Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 8 years’ experience. Master's degree preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.
  • Ability to work with diverse internal and external constituencies.

This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Flexible schedule (if applicable). 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
  • Grants and Contracts

Authorized to work in the US


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