Provides assistance to Principal Investigators in the preparation and award management of complex research sponsored projects for the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, including the Department of Kinesiology.
PRE-AWARD – Conducts detail content/technical review of complex grant applications. Prepare final proposal documents to upload for online submissions to Grants.gov and other funding agencies. Provide recommendations (edited drafts) to faculty regarding proposal reviews. Interprets compliance regulations from agency sponsors and UTA policy and procedures. Advise faculty of allowable and unallowable costs. Develop proposal budgets and narrative justification. Insure regulatory compliance, accuracy, completeness prior to submitting proposals to the Office of Research Administration (ORA) or directly to sponsors with approval from (ORA). Conduct one-on-one meetings with faculty regarding new grant developments. Participate in group meetings with CONHI faculty and in collaboration with other faculty from UTA colleges on research grants. Distribute funding opportunity announcements to faculty for potential grant submissions. Maintains a central file and database of all pre-award submissions for the CONHI. Prepare annual grant reports regarding submissions and additional reports by special request. Serves as liaison between the CONHI faculty and the Office of Pre-Award a division within the Research Administration regarding grant submissions. POST-AWARD – Provide guidance to principle investigators regarding new grant implementation processes and procedures. Interprets to new principle investigators each component of the Notice of Award/contract terms and conditions. Interprets programmatic and fiscal compliance requirements. Insure principle investigators comply with all sponsor reporting deadlines. Review programmatic reports to insure compliance prior to submission to sponsors by working with faculty to insure reports are complete and accurate. Participate in programmatic/technical assistance webinars provided by grant sponsors to stay abreast of current compliance and reporting requirements. Maintain a central file and database of all active grant awards for the CONHI. Serves as a resource in providing guidance on allowable and unallowable costs once grants are awarded. Prepare written prior approval requests on behalf of principal investigators for submission to the agency program officers (i.e., no cost extension, budget transfer, scope of work, key personnel change, etc.). Work directly with agency program officers regarding obtaining decisions and other programmatic issues for resolution. Review and process close-out documents to comply with program regulations. In concert with the Office of Research Administration, provide contract review and execution for awards within the CONHI. Monitor grant budgets in regards to exceeding the amount awarded within a given budget period and under-spent budgets to request for no-cost extensions. In concert with the Office of Grants Accounting, provides assistance regarding financial report submissions. Provide impromptu services to agency program officers and CONHI faculty/staff at their request at any given time. Provide guidance and resolution to principle investigators regarding complex matters. Provide assistance in negotiation, administration and termination of contracts and grants. Serves as liaison between the CONHI faculty and the Office of Post-Award a division within the Research Administration regarding new grant awards.
Bachelor's degree in business or management. Two plus (2+) years of sponsored program experience in higher education; including experience in grants accounting or the equivalent experience.
Bachelor's degree in business or management. Four plus (4+) years of sponsored program experience in higher education, specializing in local, state, federal and private programs in education and research grants combined. Experience with grant compliance and regulatory requirements related to programmatic and financial management of sponsored programs.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 13379
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With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.