Texas A&M University Proposal Administrator I in College Station, Texas
Position Title Proposal Administrator I
Posting Title Proposal Administrator I
System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY (TAMU)
Department SPONSORED RESEARCH SERVICES / 02-274000
Posting Number S00875FY17
Salary Commensurate with qualifications
Pay Basis Annually
Job Close Date
Geographic Location College Station
Budget Type Budgeted/Benefits - Full-Time
Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No
Is this position D.O.T. regulated? No
EEO AA Statement
The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Position Summary Information
The Proposal Administrator I is responsible for research proposal preparation and submission; providing support to researchers in the preparation and submission of research proposals which includes determining the sponsor’s requirements and preparation of budgets and forms according to the guidelines established by The Texas A&M University System, Federal Cost Accounting Standards and sponsor guidelines.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field. Experience in pre-award sponsored research administration. Experience in a university setting or business environment.
Required Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Preferred Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Ability to meet deadlines. Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. Proofreading skills and experience using word processing, spreadsheet and database software. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Experience using Word and Excel. Knowledge of scientific terminology, experience in preparing manuscripts or contract and grant budgets. Personal or professional experience in working with people of diverse backgrounds.
Other Requirements or Other Factors
Preferred Other Requirements or Other Factors
Detailed Job Duties
Provides support to researchers in the preparation of proposals which includes determining the sponsor’s requirements and preparation of budgets and forms according to the guidelines established by Texas A&M University, Office of Management and Budget Circulars, Federal Cost Accounting Standards and sponsor guidelines. Prepares supplementary proposal documents with moderate supervision and ensures proposals are complete before being forwarded to the sponsor. Prepares proposal revisions and responds to requests related to proposal submissions. Coordinates with researchers, department/unit heads, deans, directors and staff to resolve proposal issues and provides information as requested.
Reviews proposals for compliance issues. Reviews program announcements and with moderate direction determines pertinent proposal requirements. Communicates guidelines and proposal requirements to Principal Investigators. Acquires basic knowledge of human subjects, animal subjects, Recombinant DNA, Export Controls, etc.
Provides support to researchers in the submission of proposals, enters proposal information into required submission systems (i.e., Grants.gov, etc.) and financial systems.
Other duties as assigned.