Senior Clinical Research Administrative Specialist (Budget Development) - Chicago, IL

Chicago, Illinois
Aug 18, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Position Summary

Your passion and expertise in clinical research will make you a key member of Huron’s Research Office Team. As a Sr. Clinical Research Administrative Specialist, you’ll assist Huron’s Research Office team in developing coverage analysis reports, study budgets, study calendars, charge segregation, and other trial documentation required for clinical research studies, including industry, federally sponsored, and locally (investigator) sponsored research. You will additionally be responsible for communicating effectively with clients and managing client project intake. You will perform quality review for Clinical Research Administrative Specialist I and II projects, perform final review for client specific projects prior to delivery, and provide relevant training for new-hires and colleagues. You’ll have the opportunity to expand upon your working knowledge and experience with clinical trial regulation and to develop strong skills in the variety of service lines Huron’s Research Office offers. In addition to your day to day responsibilities, in this role you will be providing mentorship to Clinical Research Administrative Specialists I and II.

You’ll be part of the Huron Higher Education team with opportunities to collaborate, learn and grow while impacting some of the most prestigious higher education institutions. You have a passion for analytics and we have a rewarding career opportunity for you.

Let’s get to work – together.

Qualifications Required:

  • U.S. work authorization is required
  • Huron requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to this position or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of clinical research administration related experience
  • Experience developing clinical research budgets
  • Experience in coverage analysis, and/ or the following: clinical research billing charge segregation, clinical trials sponsor invoicing, clinical research financial accounting
  • Demonstrated experience interacting with clients and providing timely status updates both from an internal and external standpoint
  • Experience leading and mentoring a team and conducting peer reviews
  • Must work within our Chicago, IL Office


  • Experience in clinical trials policy and other applicable research billing rules
  • Experience with conducting Quality Assurance reviews
  • Experience in medical coding or billing
  • Demonstrated experience interacting with clients and providing timely status updates both from an internal and external standpoint

About Huron

At Huron, we’re redefining what a consulting organization can be. We go beyond advice to deliver results that last. We inherit our client’s challenges as if they were our own. We help them transform for the future. We advocate. We make a difference. And we intelligently, passionately, relentlessly do great work…together.

Are you the kind of person who stands ready to jump in, roll up your sleeves and transform ideas into action? Then come discover Huron.

Whether you have years of experience or come right out of college, we invite you to explore our many opportunities. Find out how you can use your talents and develop your skills to make an impact immediately. Learn about how our culture and values provide you with the kind of environment that invites new ideas and innovation. Come see how we collaborate with each other in a culture of learning, coaching, diversity and inclusion. And hear about our unwavering commitment to make a difference in partnership with our clients, shareholders, communities and colleagues.

Huron Consulting Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and dependents; a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match; an employee stock purchase plan; a generous Paid Time Off policy; and paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Our Wellness Program supports employee total well-being by providing free annual health screenings and coaching, bank at work, and on-site workshops, as well as ongoing programs recognizing major events in the lives of our employees throughout the year. All benefits and programs are subject to applicable eligibility requirements.

Huron is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunity to job applicants and employees in recruitment, hiring, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Huron will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, religion, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, creed, citizenship or any other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we do business. We endeavor to maintain a drug-free workplace.