Research Grants Administrator III

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 Division of Radiology and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Research Administrator III will be responsible for:

  • Managing Department/Division/Program research portfolios in partnership with Principle Investigators to ensure compliance and successful completion of research activities.
  • Performing 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.
  • Participating in strategic planning for Department/Division/Program.
  • Advising Principle Investigators regarding proposal preparation, interpretation of sponsor guidelines and regulations, and problem resolution.
  • Managing and overseeing the grant application process to ensure overall compliance and timely submission.
  • Developing budgets and may prepare draft grant proposals.
  • Establishing policies, systems and procedures to monitor research purchases and day-to-day spending.
  • Performing financial analysis on grants including but not limited to forecasting and communicating results to Principle Investigators.
  • Collaborating with Department Administrator and/or appropriate Boston Children’s central administration offices to represent the needs of the Research Facility.
  • Possessing  signature authority on restricted funds. This may involve mentoring Research Administrator I and II’s.

To qualify, you must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree and 4 years of Research Administration experience  or 6 years of Research Administration experience may substitute for degree. Masters preferred.
  • A demonstrated understanding of federal policies and cost principles in order to ensure the proper stewardship of sponsored funds.
  • Strong verbal, written communication skills in order to effectively resolve issues and mediate fair solutions.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office and database applications.
  • The ability to independently seek out answers from the appropriate federal compliance and regulatory resource(s) and/or hospital technical expert(s).

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, 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).
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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