Research Administrator

Exciting Career Opportunity!

The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of USC is seeking an experienced Research Administrator to join the KSOM Office of Research Administration serving the research community of the Keck School of Medicine.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Prepares complex proposals within parameters of sponsored and non-sponsored research guidelines.
  • Develops, prepares, revises, and finalizes project budgets, and provides budget justification.
  • Collaborates with the Sponsored Research Offices to ensure awards are set up properly, including cost-sharing requirements.
  • Reviews grant expenditures
  • Develops and communicates reports supporting project status. Creates effective forecasting and decision aids.
  • Manages contract closeout process and audits inquiries.
  • Serves as a Research Administration subject matter expert.
  • Interprets complex University and government policies.
  • Identifies and implements process improvements.
  • May negotiate and communicate with federal and state sponsors, industry sponsors, other institutions, and/or University schools or divisions in regard to application issues

The annual base salary range for this position is $94,816.70 - $111,996.00

Contact Information

University of Southern California



1975 Zonal Avenue
KAM 400
Los Angeles, CA 90089

(323) 442-5915

Background Information

4-Year Degree


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

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information


  • Full Time