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Department Research Administrator Job

Job Number: RIH15800

Job Title: Department Research Administrator

Department: 2PC&F Lobato HCC - 7721009

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance or related area, or lieu, at least 10 years of relevant research administration experience.


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 programs.

Reporting to the department Chair/Chief and/or Departmental Research Manager, plans, develops, monitors and coordinates the departmental research administrative activities for assigned department/programs at Rhode Island Hospital.