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University of Rochester Administrator I - 224925 in Rochester, New York

Administrator I Job ID 224925

Location School of Medicine & Dentistry Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 052 Psychiatry M&D


8 AM-4:30 PM


Position Summary:

Serves as Research Administrator for select group of department Principal Investigators (PIs). Manage fiscal resources, prepare budgets, conduct program planning and analysis, provide financial forecast and process all necessary Human Resources forms. Maintains CLASP certification by meeting continuous learning requirements.

Subscribes to the Department’s goal of creating a culturally competent environment by treating patients/families, trainees, research subjects and co-workers in a sensitive and caring manner with appropriate attention to cultural differences. Participates in available cultural competence events and training.

Typical Duties:

Fiscal Management

  • Develop budgets and manage revenue/expenses within research operations.

  • Analyze, estimate and forecast staffing and other program expenditures.

  • Review and authorize expenses.

  • Participate in development, initiation, and monitoring of business plans and grant applications.

  • Financial reporting; creation of reports and interpretation of data related to revenue/expense projects, data interpretation.

  • Identify financial problems and initiate corrective action.


  • Responsible for development of faculty and staff distributions, compose requests for exemption from hiring freeze, prepare staffing requests.

  • Interpretation and communication of UR and Psychiatry personnel policy and procedures. Initiate extra compensation requests.

Program Operations

  • Monitor operation of programs, review and analyze financial reports related to fiscal performance, communicate results to Sr. Research Administrator and PIs, initiate planning and problem resolution.

  • Serve as liaison for PIs and their staff with HR, Accounts Payable, ORPA, ORACS and study sponsors.

  • Determine needs for equipment, space and other facility and service related issues.


Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years of experience in an administrative capacity or equivalent combination of education and experience.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled