This is an intermediate level position in the Office of Sponsored Projects reporting to the Lead Grants and Contracts Officer. Primary responsibility includes all aspects of proposal preparation and submissions – including finding funding; interpreting sponsor guidelines for proposal submissions; reviewing routine/complex proposals and budgets for compliance with applicable regulations and policies; utilizes multiple sponsor and internal electronic systems and websites; acts as liaison for UTD to sponsors, faculty and staff throughout the campus; resolves complex issues independently. Lead Grants and Contracts Officer will train incumbent on secondary responsibilities including: reviews awards for acceptance; ensures research compliance issues are addressed; facilitates sponsor changes to awards; drafts, negotiate and executes contracts; monitors the timeliness of the submission of sponsor reports and other deliverables; facilitates project close-outs. All incumbents will remain current on issues in the field of research administration and attend training for professional development.
Bachelor's degree in business or related field. Three years of experience in the preparation and processing of research grant and/or contract proposals and in their administration, both pre-and post award or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of Microsoft Office with excellent word processing skills. Work is performed in an office setting. Exacting accuracy in all phases of work. Proficiency in written and verbal communication to interpret administrative policy, communicate with faculty and staff, and negotiate and correspond with a funding agency. Occasional travel for training seminars and professional meetings. Good interpersonal skills and verbal skills are essential. Ability, with a high degree of proficiency, to manage and resolve a multitude of complex tasks and issues.
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Internal Number: 15632
About The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.