Research Administrator

Mechanical Engineering is hiring a Research Administrator, job number 515938.


The Research Administrator will provide financial and administrative support for sponsored research projects (pre- and post- award) within the Mechanical Engineering Department. They will serve as an advisor to faculty, and work in close coordination with the Office of Sponsored Programs in terms of policies, procedures, budgets, proposal planning and submission, and post-award administration. This position will report to the Operations Manager and assist with the research administration duties of the department as needed, collaborating with other members of the business operations team regularly. The Research Administrator is an essential team member who is energetic in researching issues and gathering information to solve problems, balancing accurate understanding of policies and procedures with sound judgement, creativity, and flexibility. They are able to work independently and cooperatively with little supervision while maintaining confidentiality and policy compliance.

Contact Information

Virginia Tech



635 Prices Fork Road
Goodwin Hall
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061


Background Information

4-Year Degree

  • College/University
  • Administrator or Administrative
  • Compliance
  • Department Administrator
  • Finance, Operations
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Research Administrator/Manager
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information


  • Full Time