Research Coordinator - University of Maryland

Maryland Population Research Center

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park, is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

The Maryland Population Research Center is one of just 23 NIH-funded centers in the United States, drawing together leading scholars from diverse disciplines to support, produce, and promote population-related research of the highest scientific merit.

The Research Coordinator plays a crucial role in creating a culture of excellence within the proposal development team by developing and maintaining a growing portfolio of funded projects through the grant life cycle. As a key member of MPRC's management team, the Research Coordinator facilitates the preparation, review and submission of proposals to government agencies and philanthropic entities and for post award financial and administrative management.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in research administration or accounting in a university or non-profit setting is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities and to approach problems with a sense of urgency, detail, and attention to deadlines.
  • Proficiency with using EXCEL 
  • A strong commitment to customer service.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

See UMD position posting for details and complete requirements.

Contact Information

Maryland Population Research Center



2105 Morrill Hall

College Park, MD 20742

(301) 405-1312

Background Information

4-Year Degree


  • Non-Profit
  • College/University
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs
  • Research Administrator/Manager
  • Institutional Review Board
  • Grants and Contracts

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information


  • Full Time