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 Proposal 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
We are part of the Division of Research and Innovation.
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 management efforts.
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Up to date knowledge of applicable law, and federal and state grant guidelines, including but not limited to FARS, DFARS, 2 CFR 200, and Uniform Grant Management Standards.
Understands and respects the need for structured guidelines and protocols but is willing to ask for clarification if something doesn’t make sense and could cause unnecessary problems for a Co-Worker, the organization or could result in less than an excellent level of service for a Customer.
Attentive to details.
Asks questions to accurately document information and update records.
Excellent communication and follow-up.
Copes with stress or pressure in a way that is transparent to others.
CRA or CPRA certification.
Required License / Registration / Certification
Monday through Friday 8:00 AM – 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 Proposal Support Specialist
Physical Requirements Sitting, Walking, Writing, Talk or Hear
Provide direction, training and assistance to Principal Investigators and department staff in the development of sponsored project proposals, including but not limited to budgeting, interpretation of sponsor terms and guidelines, and University policies and procedures.
Ensure that proposals meet sponsor requirements, regulatory compliance requirements, and University, Federal and State policies and regulations governing sponsored research, and that proposals are submitted to the Office of Sponsored Programs correctly and according to appropriate deadlines.
Cultivate and maintain strong working partnerships and effective communications with faculty, OSP, and other key partners. * Guide faculty and staff through changes in sponsor requirements.
Facilitate an effective transfer of grants and contracts for newly recruited Faculty. * Ensure all required information is entered into the appropriate data systems.
Partner with OSP to facilitate agreements, including subcontracts.
Analyze and understand complex information from multiple sources including funding opportunity announcements and funding interest matches.
Coordinate internal competitions including review for completeness, organize study section and council reviews, and preparing award letters
Posting Number S1254P
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach resume and cover letter.