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Boston University TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH GRANT ADMINISTRATOR, School of Dental Medicine, Associate Dean of Research in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Manage research applications and awards at the School of Dental Medicine including 10 departments and two centers. Directly support 5-8 investigators in their grants management. Oversee, manage and problem-solve grant accounting issues. Provide pre & post-award support for the fiscal management of the assigned research grant portfolio. Work with the Operations Manager to ensure procedures, controls and reports are in place to support this effort. Serve as project manager to coordinate large multi-departmental grants as needed. Serve as liaison to OSP, IRB and Compliance. Identify federal and non-federal programmatic initiatives and funding opportunities. Counsel prospective grant applicants regarding grant application and submission process.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree required and 3-5 years' experience. Scientific discipline preferred.

  • At least 7 years of total work experience with a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant work experience with budget, research administration, grant management or grant accounting.

  • Must have experience with both pre and post award grant process.

  • Proven track record in customer service, attention to detail, and problem solving.

  • Must possess exceptional organizational and prioritization skills.

  • Must be able to consistently meet deadlines.

  • Must be willing to take initiative, be extremely organized and handle multiple priorities.

  • Must be able to demonstrate strong analytical skills and make decisions quickly and independently.

  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Word and Excel; comfortable working in a computer-based environment.

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

    We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor .

Required Experience