Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,377 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 37 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
The Arts & Sciences Service Center is looking for a (Senior) Fiscal & Grant Administrator who will work as part of a customer-focused dynamic team providing research support to our faculty members. The Morrissey College Service Center supports over 500 faculty members and 90 Principal Investigators (PIs) across 22 academic departments.
The (Senior) Fiscal & Grant Administrator will be responsible for providing post-award support to a diverse population of PIs as well as providing pre-award support as needed. This position will be assigned a group of faculty members with active research labs that submit complicated proposals and require post-award support with an in-depth understanding of the regulations governing their spending. This role includes providing support of both internally and externally-funded research projects.
This position will:
* Be responsible for the fiscal management of grants and contracts in accordance with government regulations, sponsor requirements, and University policies and procedures. * Work with faculty to develop proposals and manage the submission process as needed * Maintain data on applications and awards * Work with departments in both a consultative and supporting role to develop systems and procedures to meet current and projected needs * Serve as a primary liaison between faculty and the Office for Sponsored Programs *Assist with hiring and extension of research staff (Research Associates, Post Doctoral Fellows, Research Technicians, and Graduate Students, Etc.) * Develop strategies for outreach to faculty for education and strategic support
This position will also be involved with multi-disciplinary teams to review the research process, acting as a resource to other research staff, and joining the A&S research leadership in advocating for support for research.
Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:
Senior Fiscal & Grant Administrator hiring range $65,760 - $82,200 Fiscal & Grant Administrator hiring range: $59,600 - $74,500 Fiscal & Grant Administrator hiring range: $51,360 - $64,200
Bachelor's degree is required. Master's degree is preferred.
Senior Fiscal & Grant Administrator Level - a minimum of 5 years professional-level experience working with sponsored research proposals and budgets.
Fiscal & Grant Administrator 3rd band: 3-5 years professional-level experience working with sponsored research proposals and budgets.
Fiscal & Grant Administrator 3rd band: 1-3 years professional and/or clerical experience working with sponsored research proposals and budgets.
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, team-based, deadline-oriented environment.
Must be self-driven and proactive in guiding and providing services to faculty and departments.
Previous experience in a customer service environment essential.
Intermediate Level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel (functions, tables, charts, and pivot tables).
Academic experience is preferred but not required.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.