Science & Research Careers at Lifespan

Senior Dept Research Administrator Job

Job Number: RIH16515

Job Title: Senior Dept Research Administrator

Department: 1PATH Anthony HCC - 7791006

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, finance or other related discipline. Masters’ degree preferred.


Five or more years of progressively more responsible experience in a research/academic environment to include federal and non-federal funding, clinical trials, 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.

Reports to Departmental Administrative Manager, Chair or Chief of the Department. Plans, develops, monitors and coordinates the academic departmental research administrative activities for the department. Works with senior departmental leadership to ensure departmental resources are available for research and collaborates with the Office of Research Administration in space planning, human resource planning and departmental budget planning. Works closely with academic departmental leadership in the development of departmental policies, procedures and education with regard to research in the department.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, veteran status or national origin. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

#LI- Post