Project Administrator I
Company: Texas A&M University - Kingsville
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Project Administrator I
Texas A&M University - Kingsville
Grants & Contracts
Proposed Minimum Salary
The Project Administrator I, under general supervision, coordinates
routine administrative and financial details between The Texas
A&M University System, researchers, sponsors, and
administrative offices with an emphasis on post-award
administration of sponsored research projects. Establishes accounts
in the A&M System accounting system. Reviews and interprets
award terms and conditions, cost-sharing requirements, award
budget, sponsor regulations, deliverable requirements, and System
policies. Prepares award notices.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Serves as the point of contact for faculty, sponsors, and
- Coordinates routine administrative and financial details with
researchers, department heads, deans, and other university staff
with an emphasis on post-award administration of sponsored
- Consults with upper-level staff and supervisors as needed to
interpret/communicate award documents, sponsor regulations,
federal, and state laws/regulations, System policies, and member
rules for/to researchers and departmental staff.
- Coordinates with faculty and sponsors for revisions and
approvals which includes budget revisions, compliance issues,
change of Principal Investigator, time extensions, additional fund
- Prepares documentation and enters award terms and other
financial information into the A&M System accounting and
research administration systems which includes budget, revenue,
billing requirements, Facilities and Administrative cost
distribution, cost-sharing commitments, indirect cost distribution,
compliance regulations, and reporting requirements.
- Approves financial commitments for compliance to sponsor
guidelines on behalf of the member. Provides routine financial and
regulatory guidance to researchers, departments, and administrative
offices. Provides financial data, as requested, to researchers,
departments, members, sponsors, and auditors. Monitors cost sharing
committed to sponsor.
- Initiates financial close-out of sponsored research projects
according to sponsor guidelines.
The above represents the major duties, responsibilities, and
authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list
of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
Education - Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of
education and experience.
Experience - None.
Knowledge of - Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet
Ability to - Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with
others. Verbal and written communication skills. Organizational,
interpersonal, problem-solving, and proofreading skills.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a
criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon
the institution's verification of credentials and/or other
information required by the institution's procedures, including the
completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer
committed to diversity.
Keywords: Texas A&M University - Kingsville, Independence , Project Administrator I, Other , Kingsville, Missouri
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