Job Description

Extended Job Title
Research Administrator I

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
351604 - SON Lbk Genl

Position Description
Performs routine pre-award and/or post-award sponsored programs activities associated with management and oversight of the life cycle of awards.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
*     Assists faculty in preparing grant proposals; determines funding agency regulations and requirements;  identifies errors and    omissions and works with faculty to resolve in a timely manner.
*     Assists faculty in preparing grant budgets for projects and ensures compliance with TTUHSC policies and funding agency requirements.
*     Maintain record of all proposals and their outcomes.
*     Complete New Fund requests for projects once awarded.
*     Complete Budget Revisions as needed for grant funds in the portfolio.
*     Maintains professional knowledge by attending educational workshops such as the National Council of University Research Administrations (NCURA) as funds allow; reviews professional publications, established personal networks; participates in professional.
*     Works directly with individual department accountants for institutionally approved cost share account set up and transfers.
*     Use applicable TTUHSC information systems (e.g. Cognos) to access data relevant to grant applications and accounts.
*     Maintain confidential and routine records for the Associate Dean of Research and Scholarship.
*     Arrange meetings and maintain calendar for the Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship.  Prepare itineraries as needed.
*     Make travel reservations for accommodations and airlines as requested; process travel for the Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship.
*     Attend necessary meetings and/or serve on committees including but not limited to Staff Council, Coordinating Council, and other various task forces.
*     Receive and priorities mail for the Associate Dean of Research and Scholarship.
*     Plans events and prepares marketing materials for various research related activities for the Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship.  This included seminars, workshops, etc.
*     Collect and analyze data related to the Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship.
*     Maintain and submit accurate Purchasing Card records.
*     Order, process, and maintain records for Swift Cards.
*     Supports the ServicePlus philosophy of TTUHSC, including attending regularly scheduled training programs.
*     Adheres to institutional and departmental safety standards.
*     Creates and maintains template language for shared institutional resources.
*     Other duties as assigned.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Coursework or experience related to grants and contract administration.  Experience in a medical institution preferred.

HSC - Lubbock

SON Lbk Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional License or Certification, 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


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 and 1 year of experience

Individual must be highly detail oriented and demonstrate flexibility.  The position also requires excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage diverse and complex responsibilities in time critical situations.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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