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Sr Grants and Contracts Specialist

UTHealth
Houston, TX 77002
  • Job Code
    210002M0
Position Summary:

Assists in planning, coordinating, and monitoring the research activities of the unit. Develops and administers procedures designed to comply with appropriate regulations relating to the administration of government and private research grants and contracts and for the interpretation and application of such procedures and regulations.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist Principal Investigator with pre and post-award administration and coordinating.
  • Analyze proposed grants and contract proposals and awards for special conditions/restrictions and establish controls as needed to ensure full compliance.
  • Assist Principal Investigators and their staff in ensuring allowability and allocability available to them by counseling and/or disseminating information and guidelines of the various granting agencies.
  • Distribute to Principal Investigators pertinent information relating to contractual provisions and obligations.
  • Adjust budgets dependent upon contract requirements.
  • Coordinate activities in establishing grant protocol with institutions involved in similar activities as named by the grant.
  • Assist in developing progress plans with professional organizations relative to the objective and purpose of grant funding for a particular area of research or training.
  • Compile financial and personnel reports for grants and contracts at the departmental or school level.
  • Negotiate with the agency regarding the renewal of the contract/subcontract.
  • Oversees proper close-out of grants and contracts, including final financial reports to grant agency.
  • Create and maintain an inventory of assets procured under contract and grant accounts.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Certification/Skills:

    • Effective communication and negotiation skills
    • Database and spreadsheet skills
    • Detail-oriented, some experience with grants administration

    Minimum Education:

    Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience in lieu of education

    Minimum Experience:

    Four (4) years of experience

    Physical Requirements:

    Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up-to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

    Security Sensitive:

    This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code 51.215





    Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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