The Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, is seeking a Research Administration Specialist to join our team at Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, TX. As the largest center for Health Services Research in the Southwest, our mission is to improve health and well-being through innovations in health care delivery. The selected candidate will be an enthusiastic, detail-oriented individual who is passionate about contributing to the field of health services research.
Serve as the coordinator for federally-funded Research Training Grants, including assisting with recruitment, coordination of advisory committee, meeting, and progress tracking.
Responsible for financial monitoring and progress reporting for fellowship activities and research training program.
Promote trainee participation in fellowship training activities that promote excellence in research, teaching and scholarship.
Coordinate submission of new fellowship grant awards, compiling and tracking T32 database information.
Conduct program evaluation, including monitoring and assessing awardee performance, and establishing performance measures.
Monitor, assess, and ensure awardee complies with all terms and conditions of award.
Oversee the on-boarding and credentialing process for new fellows.
Coordinate and lead fellow orientations.
Attend and take minutes for the monthly committee meetings.
Interface with external entities, including affiliates, regarding fellowship program activities.
High School diploma or GED.
Four years of relevant experience.
Bachelor's degree. No experience required with Bachelor's degree or Certified Research Administrator certification through the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC).
Research experience in a Healthcare Institutional setting who has managed pre- and post- grant awards.
Great organizational and communication skills needed. Computer/spreadsheet savvy.
Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.
Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care.
- Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective.
- Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve.
- Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.