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Requisition ID:  15948

Research Administrative Coordinator

Job Summary

Research Administrative Coordinator for PI4D (Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology, and Infectious Disease) will facilitate and assist in managing multidisciplinary research projects with coordination of project activities; communication of sponsor requirements; interact with internal and external parties.  Assemble data, prepare, edit and aid in the submission of proposals and reports. Manage production/printing and distribution of materials. Coordinate meetings, conferences, itineraries, and review sessions for staff.  Assist leadership team when requested, for Institute activities.  

  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • One (1) year of office management or administrative experience in a fast-paced environment 
  • In lieu of a degree, consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required work experience
  • Experience interacting with faculty, students, and staff in a university setting
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and problem solve; knowledge of university procedures, regulations, and structure
  • Must demonstrate excellence in oral and written communication, including editing and organizational skills
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Must be able to handle basics with budgets/spreadsheets


  • Proposal coordination experience with federal funding agencies
  • Familiarity with biomedical research administration 

Additional Information: 

  • All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue guidelines. To learn more, visit https://bit.ly/3DH3z6f 
  • To learn more about Purdue’s benefits summary https://bit.ly/3zA1Qxb
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position  
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • This was formerly classified as an operational/technical position; an internal lateral transfer will retain the same benefit standing
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

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