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Research Administrator Job

Job Number: EPB13467

Job Title: Bradley Research Administrator

Department: Research Daniel Dickstein - 7127404

Facility: Bradley Hospital

Location: East Providence, RI

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance or related area.


At least three to five years experience in a research/academic environment to include federal and non-federal funding, grant application processes, and regulations set by local, federal, hospital, and independent agencies.

Excellent verbal and written skills are essential. The ability to interact with persons from diverse backgrounds such as MD’s, PhD’s, research and administrative staff.

Thorough knowledge of microcomputers, peripheral equipment and networks. Thorough knowledge of software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Windows. Ability to learn specific research access program.

Reporting to the Associate Director for Research Bradley Hospital, the Bradley Campus Research Unit (BCRU) Research Administrator is responsible for the daily administrative operations of defined research areas including grant and contract proposal preparation and approval, establishment of account infrastructure, management of financial transactions, preparation of regular reporting on status of funding and approval of research expenditures. The Research Administrator collaborates with Chiefs, Principle Investigators, and Research Administration to ensure compliance and proper implementation of policies and procedure for the Bradley Campus Research Unit.