Program Coordinator I P9

Updated: about 8 hours ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Program Coordinator I P9


Texas A&M University Health Science Center


School Of Public Health

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Job Location

College Station, Texas

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Job Description

What we believe

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .”

Who we are

As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

What we want

Texas A&M Health is looking for a Program Coordinator I to serve as a member of the School of Public Health’s Office of Research team. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. The successful applicant will bring a high level of administrative coordination, planning and scheduling experience to the position and understand the demands of supporting faculty, department heads, center directors and deans in a fast-paced environment. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills and an exceptional eye for detail while being flexible in their daily routine. If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

Job Description Summary:  The Program Coordinator I, under general supervision, coordinates the planning, development and implementation of assigned program in the School of Public Health’s Office of Research.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two years of related experience.

Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Other Requirements or Other Factors:

  • May require travel for presentations, conferences, and training programs.

Preferred Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Pre- and Post-award research administration experience.
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and communities.
  • Familiarity with AggieBuy, Concur, Maestro, Workday, FAMIS/Canopy.
  • Experience with event planning and coordination.

Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Good organizational skills.
  • Research administration knowledge.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Detail-oriented.

Job Responsibilities: 

Research Administration Coordination

  • Assists with providing research administration support to Investigators, Programs, Centers in preparation of budgets/forms, according to appropriate guidelines.
  • Provides assistance to assigned Investigators, Programs, Centers, Institutes and Initiatives in research administration, budget, reporting, effort review, IDC return, drafting and review of contracts and agreements and compliance issues.
  • Provides support to OOR leadership in reviewing, processing, and reconciling research related business documents to include but not limited to purchases, invoices, receipts, travel, reimbursements, and other research administration functions necessary for research investigators, projects, Programs, and Centers.

Event Coordination

  • Supports the Director in planning, implementing and hosting Research events such as Lunch and Learns, researcher training, and an annual student poster contest.
  • Provides support for scheduling and logistics of research related events/meetings.
  • Coordinates scheduling and distribution of SPH Research Committee materials in a timely fashion, assists the Director in drafting and circulating meeting minutes, and supports the selection of research committee members according to the SPH bylaws.

Program Coordination and Communication

  • Coordinates with the SPH Office of Business Affairs, Health Science Center, Division of Research and TAMUS SRS; Advises unit or division level administration concerning administrative and fiscal procedures.
  • Coordinates, under general direction, website updates, OOR activities and programs including faculty and student awards selection process, research contract administration, school-wide communications, an annual research report, and other OOR-specific communications.
  • Communicates and responds to inquiries regarding program and professional research development opportunities on campus.

Records Maintenance

  • Provides support to the OOR Director and others in collecting and maintaining necessary documentation to respond to reporting requests including materials for accreditation, research compliance, and records retention.

Professional Development

  • Attends training programs for professional development and continuing education in research administration.

Other Duties

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

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.

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