Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, seeks a Senior Project Administrator for the Center for Health Services Research (CHSR) at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research (IFH). The Senior Project Administrator is responsible for operational, administrative and related research project management. This position takes a leadership role in coordinating, managing, and implementing multiple administrative and research activities of the CHSR with responsibilities that include grant development, managing project timetables and progress reports to funders, budget development, financial planning and monitoring, management of human resources, faculty recruitment, space and equipment requirements, developing and managing Institutional Review Board submissions and Data Use agreements and interfacing with the Data Core of the Institute for Health.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Provides administrative and operational support for all activities of a complex, multi-funded research center including managing meetings and conferences, director's schedule, calendar and project team timetables for deliverables
Oversees progress reporting to funders; tracking and reporting on milestone completion; budget development, financial planning and monitoring; faculty recruitment; management of human resources, space, and equipment issues; developing documents in support of grant development; maintains bibliographies.
Monitors activities and deliverables by subawardees.
Manages Institutional Review Board submissions and approvals.
Develops and manages Data Use Agreements with multiple dataset providers.
Interfaces with faculty and research staff of the Institute for Health's Data Core.
Responsible for project reporting and acts as a liaison with funders.
Supports multiple aspects of grant applications and development of workplans, project timetables, letters of support, and other sections of applications
Identifies extramural funding opportunities consistent with the expertise of the Center.
Provides administrative support for grant research execution, acquisition and administrative management of research data resources, regulatory documentation, and progress reporting.
Coordinates with the IFH business office and collaborating units and organizations within and beyond Rutgers.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's in a relevant scientific discipline such as public health, public or social policy, health services research, epidemiology, or related field.
A minimum of five years experience with two of the years experience directly supporting research and research administration including experience with grant application development, conduct of quantitative research studies, support for administrative management of research programs including project management, scheduling, and coordination of complex research teams.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Energetic and enterprising individual with demonstrated excellence in research or organizational management.
Ability to coordinate multiple projects, coach and manage staff, facilitate high- performance teamwork, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget.
Strong skills in written and verbal communication and time management
Communicates with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills
Prior experience in program management; experience in collaborating with investigators on implementation of funded research projects.
Experience with social sciences and health services research implementation
Experience in development of research funding applications, including drafting of relevant funding application sections
Experience in supporting implementation of research projects
Experience in interacting with funders and partner research institutions
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Posting Number: 19ST1050
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 82333
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