The Proposal Administrator I is responsible for research proposal preparation and submission; providing support to researchers in the preparation and submission of research proposals which includes determining the sponsor s requirements and preparation of budgets and forms according to the guidelines established by The Texas A&M University System, Federal Cost Accounting Standards and sponsor guidelines. This position will report to the PreAward Team Lead with Sponsored Research Services.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to meet deadlines. Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Proofreading skills and experience using word processing, spreadsheet and database software. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Preferred Knowledge and Skills:
Experience using Word and Excel. Knowledge of scientific terminology, experience in preparing manuscripts or contract and grant budgets. Personal or professional experience in working with people of diverse backgrounds.
Provides support to researchers in the preparation of proposals which includes determining the sponsor s requirements and preparation of 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 with moderate supervision and ensures proposals are complete before being forwarded 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.
Reviews 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.
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.
Internal Number: R-006204
About Texas A&M University
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