Job Description

Extended Job Title
Research Administrator II

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
Serves as primary contact and processes all incoming and outgoing Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs). Draft MTA processes and procedures and keep MTA route sheet updated. Create folders, file all documents related to MTAs, NDAs/CDAs, CTAs, and DUAs in Xtender or on the shared drive. Ensure required institution, federal, and state approvals have been received and are current when processing MTAs, NDAs/CDAs, CTAs, and DUAs. Review New Fund (NF) requests for research purposes. Review and approve New Fund (NF) requests for all CTAs. Review and approve Budget Revision (BR) requests for all CTAs. 


Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Two or more years of contracting experience or knowledge of contract law, research trends in academic health centers and federal and state regulatory guidelines. Experience reviewing and creating budgets for externally funded projects. Ability to communicate with external sponsors.

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
Business Professionals

Occasional Duties
  • Responsible for searching the ASC contracting system, Xtender, tracking logs and all OSP files for MTAs, NDAs/CDAs, CTAs, and DUAs listing separating PIs as a lead PI or co-investigator. Serves as secondary contact for all Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs)/Confidentiality Agreements (CDAs), Clinical Trial Agreements (CTAs) and Data User Agreements (DUAs).
  • Responsible for the closeout of all completed CTAs.
  • Responsible for researching and reviewing all expiring contracts found in the ASC contracting system. Review all budgets and prepare the TTUHSC EP budget template for all CTAs. Prepare and distribute startup invoices all CTAs.
  • Responsible for reviewing and correcting Fact Book data for all CTAs in order to ensure all Fact Book data is correct before published in the TTUHSC EP Fact Book.
  • Other duties as assigned. 
  • May be considered  for future remote work opportunity.


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 2 years of experience OR combination of education and experience to equal 6 years.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

Are select agents used in this laboratory?

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