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Research Administrator (Navy YN/PS exp is a plus!!)

Science and Research

Biological Research


San Diego, California, United States


Job Description:

The Biobehavioral Research Division within the Military and Veterans Health Services Operation at Leidos has a need for a Research Administrator.

The individual selected for this position will perform a variety of support duties for the Naval Health Research Center Headquarters, San Diego, CA. Specifically, the successful candidate will provide support services in the areas of review and tracking of technical, and scientific authored works for publication in peer-reviewed journals and for distribution or presentation of technical reports and conference materials. This candidate will also provide support services in the areas of review and tracking of Naval Health Research Center’s non-reimbursable agreements and technology transfers. They will be expected to support collaboration amongst the other Navy Enterprise labs this will include but is not limited to the collection and implementation of quarterly metrics, the strategic plan, and the publication guide.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative and customer support between Naval Health Research Center and Naval Medical Research Unit-3

  • Recommend changes for process improvement, formatting SOPs, and tracking review of instructions

  • Maintain calendars, records, and official publications

  • Adhere to the command authored works review and agreements approval process

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent and at least 2 years of experience preparing and reviewing both technical, and scientific documents; knowledge of Naval Correspondence; and working knowledge of Navy medical R&D activities and the government and military in general.

  • The candidate must be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite version 7; able to multitask and manage multiple tasks at once; able to complete assignments quickly without sacrificing accuracy; attention to detail; self-starter and motivated; and adept at working in a highly customer-oriented and professional environment.

  • This position is full time and is located on site at the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego, CA, with work hours to coincide with the standard command business hours of 0700-1630.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Former experience as a Navy Yeoman or equivalent is strongly preferred.

  • Working knowledge of Naval Correspondence.

  • Working knowledge of Navy medical R&D activities and the government and military in general.

  • Previous or current clearance or history of a completed government background check

  • Previous experience using Microsoft SharePoint

Naval Health West - NHW

Pay Range:Pay Range $42,250.00 - $65,000.00 - $87,750.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.