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Research Administrator

Company: Florida Atlantic University
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

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Position Summary:

Florida Atlantic University is seeking a part-time Research Administrator to assist the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) with award intake and management. This is a great opportunity for someone who recently retired from research administration and is looking to work part-time remote.

Summary of Responsibilities include:

  • Works closely with the Assistant Vice President for Research and Director of Sponsored Programs in the Division of Research.
  • R esponsible for facilitating and coordinating the post-award functions within the Office of Sponsored Programs
  • Performs related duties as required or deemed appropriate to the accomplishment of the responsibilities and functions of his/her area.
  • Responsible for monitoring the intake of awards, entering award information into various systems, and providing direct support to the award administrators within OSP.
  • Oversee the process flow to ensure awards are reviewed and processed in a timely manner.
  • Process completed post-award worksheets by entering award information into various electronic systems for reporting
  • Reconcile award files processed by the Research Accounting Office
  • Update and maintain logs and database
  • Assist award administrators with various post-award activities, as necessary
  • Special projects as assigned
    Minimum Qualifications:

    Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and two years experience in Research/Grant Administration; or an Associate's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and four years experience in Research/Grant Administration required.

    Prior experience in research administration or grant administration is a requirement.

    Excellent Customer-Service skills

    Excellent communication skills- both written and verbal

    Strong organizational skills with attention to details

    Strong data entry and data analysis skills

    Must have experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)


    $25.00-$30.00 per hour

    College or Department:

    OPS - Sponsored Programs Proposal & Contract Administration


    Boca Raton

    Work Days and Hours:

    25 hours weekly. Flexible work schedule.

    Application Deadline:


    Special Instructions to Applicant:

    This position involves research or research-related support

    Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

    Temporary positions are not established positions and are paid from OPS funds. Temporary positions are usually not eligible for benefits and retirement; however, they may be eligible for health insurance coverage depending on the average hours worked per week. They provide full-time or part-time employment in an exempt or non-exempt employment situation based on job duties and salary in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Temporary positions do not have layoff rights and may be terminated without prior notice. Applicants hired into Temporary positions may apply for a regular appointment should a vacancy become available.

    This is a part time position.

    Successful completion of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check, credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required for the selected candidate prior to the start date.

    A resume is required for this position. Make sure to attach the required document in the Attachments section of the application. Any missing required document will result in disqualification.

    Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. For communication assistance, call 7-1-1.

Keywords: Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton , Research Administrator, Other , Boca Raton, Florida

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