Proposal Administrator I

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Proposal Administrator I

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Sponsored Research Services

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities.  Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.

Who We Are

Sponsored Research Services (SRS) provides research administration services to The Texas A&M University System. We further the research goals of the university by delivering efficient and superior service to members of the Texas A&M System research community. Through our services, SRS teams work with several stakeholders to ensure the success of research projects. To learn more, visit https://vpr.tamu.edu/division-units/sponsored-research-services .

What We Want
SRS is seeking a Proposal Administrator I will be responsible for research proposal preparation and submission; providing support to researchers in the preparation and submission of standard research proposals which includes determining the sponsor's requirements; and preparing budgets and forms according to the guidelines established by The Texas A&M University System, Federal Cost Accounting Standards and sponsor guidelines. Candidates must have a have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. The preferred candidate will a bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field, experience in pre-award sponsored research administration, research administration experience within the A&M System or other university setting, and/or knowledge of Federal grant and contract regulations and practical application of current research administration issues.  We seek to hire a candidate who loves working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, providing exceptional customer service in a consultative manner, and possesses excellent communication skills. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity to join our team.

What You Need To Know

Applicants are encouraged to upload a cover letter and resume.  You may upload this information as one document under CV/Resume.

Salary: Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. No experience required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience using word processing, spreadsheet and database software.

  • Attention to detail skills and ability to work productively as part of a team.

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field.

  • Experience in pre-award sponsored research administration.

  • Research administration experience within the A&M System or other university setting.

  • Knowledge of Federal grant and contract regulations and practical application of current research administration issues.

  • Knowledge of Word and Excel.

  • Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds.

Responsibilities

  • Proposal Preparation and Coordination- Provides support to researchers in the preparation of standard proposals, which includes determining the sponsor's requirements and preparing 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, under moderate supervision, and ensures proposals are complete before forwarding 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.

  • Proposal Review and Compliance- Reviews standard 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.

  • Proposal Submission Provides support to researchers in the submission of proposals. Enters proposal information into required submission systems (i.e., Grants.gov, etc.) and financial systems. 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.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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