Job Description

Extended Job Title
Research Administrator I

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Performs routine pre-award and/or post-award sponsored programs activities associated with management and oversight of the life cycle of awards.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Review federal, state, local and private grants.
  • Provide education and support to faculty/staff during the proposal development process, while keeping the Directors of OSP abreast of all potential submissions.
  • Ensure compliance with institutional policy, agency guidelines and all relevant laws and regulations.
  • Assist faculty and staff with the preparation of assigned proposals to federal, state, local and private sponsors. 
  • Ensure all sponsored program documents and information are saved accurately and in the appropriate location. 
  • Review and approve account setup and budget revisions submitted by departments via the electronic system. Serve as liaison between the Principal Investigator and the sponsoring agency. 
  • Ensure individuals and institutions are not debarred from receiving grants/contracts and that all necessary research committee approvals are in place.
  •  Verify all required institutional, federal and state approvals, including institutional approvals such as IRB, IACUC, IBS, FCOI, etc. 
  • Assist faculty with post award non financial requests such as annual and final reporting, budget revisions, no-cost extensions and award closeout throughout the duration of an award.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Experience related to grants and contracts administration. Experience with electronic filing systems and database programs.

HSC - El Paso

Research Admin Elp

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Executive and Admin Assistants

Occasional Duties
Other duties as assigned.


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and 1 year of experience OR combination of education and experience to equal five years.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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