This position is responsible for executing specific Post Award management duties for R&I's Office of Sponsored Research Administration including closeouts, assessment of time and effort certifications, travel and PCard review and approvals (through Concur), cost share commitments, cash handling and record retention.
Management of closeout procedures for all sponsored projects according to regulatory guidelines, including but not limited to:
final verification of expenditures occurring during period of performance,
coordinate with departmental administrators to ensure that all deficits and encumbrances are cleared in a timely manner,
audit expenditures to ensure that final indirect costs were properly recorded,
create and post correcting entries to align final budget with actual expenditures in financial system, and
ensure all contractual reporting obligations have been met.
Assess and monitor institutional commitments in support of cost share/match in accordance with contractual obligations, to include a) collaboration with post-award administrators to initiate cost share/match and ensure supporting documentation is properly recorded in the official systems of record, b) prepare monthly financial rep orts on institution's progress on meeting cost share commitments and advise on post-award spending and commitment activity.
Responsible for records management of sponsored project files, including adherence of University retention period regulations.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in a business-related field.
Two (2) years of related experience.
Additional education may be considered as a substitution for the minimum experience requirements:
-Masters degree in Business-related field.
Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
Detailed-oriented with a high degree of accuracy maintaining records to be able to consistently meet reporting and other assigned deadlines.
Ability to multi-task, work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment with frequent interruptions and work as an effective member of a team.
Excellent written, verbal, organizational, and customer service skills to be able to communicate courteously and effectively with students, faculty, staff, and public.
Master's degree in a business-related field.
Certified Research Administrator or Certified Public Accountant.
Experience in grants and contract accounting in a university setting.
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.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is the only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast.