BROADBAND: Research Administrator 1, Research Administrator 2, or Research Administrator 3 -

BROADBAND: Research Administrator 1, Research Administrator 2, or Research Administrator 3 will depend on number of years of experience and education.

Performs the more complex pre-award and post-award administration of federal, state, private profit and private non-profit grants and contracts awarded to the University of Houston. Serves as team leader for research administration team for assigned college units.

Job Duties:

  • Reviews and submits proposals to external funding sources; initiates the creation of cost centers according to awarded project terms and conditions and modifies cost centers according to revised award notices.

  • Provides guidance and expertise to faculty, department administrators and university executives on a wide variety of grants and contracts issues.

  • Responsible for customer problem review and resolution for research administration team.

  • Develops and implements internal operating procedures for assigned team; coordinates the work activities of assigned team and provides work direction as needed.

  • Maintains web based proposal submission and research administration using electronic research administration systems.

  • Negotiates the terms and conditions of grants and sub-recipient awards with potential sponsors and awardees and reviews contracts in conjunction with the Research Contracts Officer.

  • Researches sponsor's financial and administrative regulations applicable to funded projects.

  • Evaluates expenditure reallocation documents according to federal, state and university guidelines for allowability, appropriateness and timeliness.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Qualifications :

Bachelor's and 1 years experience.

Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.

Requires a minimum of ONE (1) year of directly job-related experience.

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