Job Description

Extended Job Title
Grant and Contracts Specialist

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
271201 - Sponsored Programs Lbk

Position Description
Performs professional level analysis and control functions in area of assignment.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Provide post-award technical assistance, support, and management of grants awarded from NIH for an assigned campus/school
  • Reviews National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Agency Healthcare Research and Quality and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grant applications for compliance and agency guidelines; provides education and support to faculty/staff during the proposal development process. Serves as primary reviewer for an assigned campus/school.
  • Reviews account set-up budgets and budget revisions for grant awards to ensure accuracy and appropriateness in terms of the sponsor's guidelines and institutional policy/procedures
  • Assist and coordinate with Accounting Services related to the appropriate management of grant accounts.
  • Creates and maintains electronic and hard files with relevant information from the application phase through the award/rejection process and until full closure of the project.
  • Stays abreast of general federal grant guidelines and policies and electronic submission development
  • Negotiates federal subcontracts and process associated documentation.
  • Facilitate the transfer of existing grants in the portfolio from another institution to TTUHSC.
  • Administer the process of assigning eRA Commons usernames to faculty, post-doctoral and graduate students for the management of NIH grant applications and awards.
  • Use applicable TTUHSC information systems (e.g. Cognos, Cayuse) to access data relevant to grant applications and accounts. 
  • Assist in maintaining database information to provide various reports
  • Supports the Service Plus Philosophy of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center; adheres to institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Coursework or experience related to grants and contracts administration. Experience in a medical institution preferred. 

HSC - Lubbock

Sponsored Programs Lbk

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Information and Records Clerks


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in related field.  Three (3) years related experience; OR a combination of related education and/or experience to equal seven years.

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