Senior Research Administrator - 21004581
This position will be a part of a growing Grants Administrative Office that is organized to support the development and administration of pre-award, post-award, compliance and general finance areas for the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine. Reporting to the Research Program Director, the focus of this role is to strategize and harness best practices in research administration, serve as a liaison and oversee Univ. of Pgh. and UPMC clinical trials administrative processes, while providing operating accounting support and grant management for the department. The incumbent will be responsible for processing faculty incentives, faculty and sponsored program progress reports, extensions, and closings. This position will serve as a mentor and wealth of knowledge to the grants administrative office and assist on special projects and deadlines that require additional resources and staffing. The Senior Research Administrator will be instrumental in building databases that house pertinent data for submissions and active studies while overseeing the administration of the clinical trials program for the office. Pursuant to the department’s mission, this role will provide support that administratively increases scholarly productivity and research funding. This position will work closely with the Research Program Director and several central offices on data gathering and cyclical reporting. In addition, this position will support the pre-award and accounting team in meeting important deadlines and aid in the development of strategic collaborations.
University education equivalency for degree substitution applicable. CRA preferred, but not required.