Full Job Description
Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.
Posting Title Project Support Specialist (Senior Research Administrator)
Department HSC-Faculty Research Support Team-390060
Job Location Fort Worth
Full Time/Part Time
Salary Information Salary commensurate with experience
The Faculty Research Support Team (FRST) provides assistance with proposal compilation and award management of external funding. Such assistance benefits the investigator by reducing administrative burden and by ensuring fiscal and technical compliance with University policies and procedures, government regulations and requirements, and sponsor-specific guidelines and conditions.
Provide departmental level research administrative support to faculty on externally sponsored research projects. this position provides direct professional support and guidance in the administration of grants, contracts and related funds to faculty and
staff in an assigned portfolio of departments. This position provides high levels of client satisfaction through strong relationship
Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Required License / Registration / Certification
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Driving University Vehicle No
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
Classification Title Project Support Specialist
Physical Requirements Writing, Talk or Hear
Assist Principal Investigators and department staff in the management of sponsored projects, including but not limited to regular account review, expenditure planning, time and effort
planning, interpretation of sponsor terms and conditions, and University policies and procedures.
Ensure that award oversight meets sponsor terms and conditions, and University, Federal and State statutes, policies and regulations
governing sponsored research.
Review sponsored project expenditures for the cost allowability, administrative reasonableness, appropriate award allocability and funding availability.
Resolve discrepancies within the institution regarding awards, budgets, invoices, etc. in coordination with various central offices.
Cultivate and maintain strong working partnerships with faculty, OSP, and other key partners.
Guide faculty and staff through changes in sponsor requirements. Ensure all required information is entered into the appropriate data
Lead project close out processes (e.g., clear encumbrances, close POs, closeout sub-awards, etc.)
Assist with policies and procedures and assist with audits.
Develop and present workshops on various sponsored project management topics.
Posting Number S1061P
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants