Proposal Administrator

Updated: about 12 hours ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Proposal Administrator


Texas A&M University


Vice Pres For Research

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Here’s a Glimpse of Day-to-Day and Your Opportunity to Contribute

As a proposal administrator for Sponsored Research Services, you’ll be part of a Pre-Award team and trained in policies and procedures associated with coordinating administrative and financial details between Texas A&M University, researchers, sponsors, and administrative offices. This may include reviewing and interpreting proposal requirements, award terms and conditions, cost sharing requirements, budget requirements, sponsor regulations, deliverable requirements, and System policies. If you’re an experienced Proposal Administrator, your responsibilities could be expanded to include mentoring, training, assisting with policy and procedural development, and assisting with strategic planning. We have multiple opportunities for Proposal Administrators from entry level up to Senior levels.

Additional Opportunities to Excel

You may also analyze RFP/bid requirements to ensure both compliance and responsiveness to the customer's issues and needs for the division and agency proposals. You may also collaborate with business development/program personnel to determine detailed program schedules, timelines, project plans, milestones, deliverables, outlines, and scope of work as required as you prepare and assure accuracy, compliance and appropriateness of Agreement and Contract text and attachments. 

The Division

Sponsored Research Services (SRS) was established in 2011 to provide research administration services to The Texas A&M University System in Brazos County, Galveston and Qatar. Housed within the Division of Research at Texas A&M, SRS teams work with stakeholders across the globe to provide efficient and superior expertise and assistance with proposal submissions, negotiation of external contracts, and project administration throughout the life of the award. To learn more, visit .


Varying levels of positions are available depending on qualifications.

Minimum qualifications for an entry-level position include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum qualifications for an advanced level position include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience as well as up to four years of related experience in project management or research administration.


A well-qualified candidate would have a bachelor’s degree in business administration and some research administration experience.

What You Need To Do:

Apply! A cover letter and resume should be uploaded/attached during the application process under CV/Resume.

Why Texas A&M University?

Texas A&M University is a prestigious university with strong traditions, Core Values, and a community of caring and collaboration.  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 .  Amenities associated with a major university, such as sporting and cultural events, state-of-the-art recreation facilities, the Bush Library and Museum, and much more are part of the Texas A&M experience.  College Station has all that a big city has to offer but with a reasonable cost-of-living and no long commutes.  Available employee benefits include:

  • Health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance with Texas A&M contributing to employee health and basic life premiums 

  • 12-15 days for holidays and breaks each year 

  • Employees working full-time receive eight hours of paid sick leave  and at least  eight hours of paid vacation  each month. 

  • Automatically enrolled in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas  

  • An employee wellness and work/life integration program that includes free exercise programs and release time

  • We invest in your future with dedicated training budgets for our employees each year. All employees also have access to free LinkedIn Learning  training. 

  • Educational assistance benefits designed to invest in and help employees further their professional and educational goals.

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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