Research Administrator III - (STA007881)

University of Houston
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 5, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Development & Advancement, Grants & Contracts, Legal Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

Assists the Director of Contracts and Grants in the coordination of the pre-award and post-award activities to ensure compliance with policies and regulations. Serves as working manager for research administration team for assigned college units.
  1. Supervises the award administration staff in Contracts and Grants, to include setting goals, performance appraisals, and cross-training.
  2. Oversees and reviews the proposal submission process to external funding sources, and manages the process of cost center and notice of award creation, including modifications.
  3. Manages departmental outreach, customer service efforts.
  4. Assists with the development and implementation of internal operating procedures; coordinates the work activities of Contracts and Grants and provides work direction as needed.
  5. Negotiates the terms and conditions of grant and sub-recipient awards, and reviews contracts with the Research Contracts Officer.
  6. Oversees the review and approval of select grant-related expenditure reallocation documents in compliance according to federal, state and university policies and regulations.
  7. Assists with development, modification, and instruction of research compliance training for faculty and staff.
  8. Assists with internal and external audits pertaining to the activities of Contracts and Grants.
  9. Performs other job-related duties as required.


Qualifications :

Bachelors and 5 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 five (5) years of directly job-related experience.

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