Senior Research Administrator (SPARC - Hybrid Work Schedule)
Department: MED-Office for Research (SPARC)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Sponsored Project And Research Catalyst (SPARC) is a shared service model that provides research administration support across Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (NUFSM). This position – Senior Research Administrator is part of the SPARC model and directly supports The Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute’s mission to accelerate innovative and inclusive clinical research discoveries to improve human health for all, and for all communities.
This position will work closely with SPARC colleagues, NUCATS leadership, Northwestern’s central compliance offices, and other key personnel involved with grant initiatives. Strong interpersonal communication skills along with strong writing skills and organization are necessary to being successful in this position. This is a hybrid on-campus/remote position in order to best support the growing research enterprise at Northwestern University.
Using extensive research administration experience, the Senior RA coordinates all aspects of multiple grant &/or contract pre- & post-award activities. The Senior RA assists in developing new funding opportunities & strategic plans regarding grants &/or contracts by providing guidance & counsel in regard to grant &/or contract administration which includes attending internal & external meetings, interpreting clauses, reviewing contracts, & resolving reporting &/or expense problems. The Senior RA reviews associated policy & procedures & recommends changes to increase productivity & effectiveness.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
We are seeking applicants for the following positions:
Job ID 45614 - https://careers.northwestern.edu/psp/hr857prd_er/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=45614&PostingSeq=1
Job ID 46115 - https://careers.northwestern.edu/psp/hr857prd_er/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=46115&PostingSeq=1
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