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Research Administrator Job

Job Number: RIH15013

Job Title: Research Administrator

Department: 1PATH Resnick HCC - 7791010

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.

The Department of Pathology requires a full-time Research Administrator to assist with managing the department's research activities, projects and finances. 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. In addition, responsibilities will include preparation of grant applications and subcontracts, clinical research agreements, PSAs and MTAs, preparation and management of budgets, review of financial reports and rectifications, billing, IRB and IACUC applications, tissue bank database entries and record maintenance, Aeroscout monitoring, service contracts, purchase orders, recruitment requests, payroll, time and effort reports, spreadsheets, monthly research seminar arrangements.