Research Administrator

At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

The Research Administrator will be responsible for:

  • Assisting in pre-award functions such as preparing grant applications to ensure conformity with relevant sponsor guidelines, regulations and hospital policy.  Coordinating collection of grant application materials and receipt of institutional reviews and approvals to ensure timely submissions. 
  • Preparing financial transactions, such as employee travel and other reimbursements, approving purchase requisitions in accordance with sponsor and hospital policy.
  • Working with appropriate institutional central offices to troubleshoot and resolve matters.
  • Assisting in the review of financial reports to monitor grant expenses to ensure compliance with sponsored award terms/conditions.  Assisting in preparing effort and financial reports for PIs to assist in monitoring spending rates and planning for future spending needs.
  • Participating in timely grant/award renewal process and the orderly closeout of sponsored activities.
  • Attending institutional training to keep skills current and knowledge up-to-date on sponsor regulations, hospital policies and emerging technologies.

To qualify, you must have:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Bachelor’s Degree with major in Business Administration or Public Health preferred

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and weekend 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). 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
  • Non-Profit
  • Administrator or Administrative
  • Research Administrator/Manager

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information

Based on e

  • Full Time