Texas Tech University Research Administrator I in Lubbock, Texas

Research Administrator I

Requisition ID 13622BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech University

Campus Texas Tech University

Department Accounting Services

Position Description Performs routine pre-award and/or post-award sponsored programs activities associated with management and oversight of the life cycle of awards.

Major/Essential Functions Functions

  • Establish (and/or assist PAFM w/ establishing) sponsored projects and all related budgets in the university's financial system, maintain project files, and attend PI meetings.

  • Establish, monitor, and maintain cost share funds and budgets, including proactive communication with departments, PIs, and sub awardees (as applicable) as issues develop; re-budget & set up annually (as applicable.)

  • Perform close-out procedures for sponsored projects including confirmation of accurate accounting records, indexing documents in Xtender, facilitating non-financial reports, and closing cost share funds.

  • Monitor/process accounting records for compliance & accuracy (managing FI144/HR115 questions) including fund balances, project budgets, direct/indirect charges, & sub-invoices to include coordination with the PI/dept/ORS and complete assigned comp reviews.

  • Assist with coordination of needs for billing and reporting as needed internally and follow-up for PI technical reports upon sponsor notification externally.

Occasional Duties Travel as required for professional development.

Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree and 1 year of experience OR combination of education and experience to equal 5 years

Preferred Qualifications Experience in research administration (including Federal regulations and institutional policy), fund accounting, Banner, and/or Cognos.

Business-related degree, CPA or CPA candidate, CRA/CFRA/CPRA or candidate.

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.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Required Attachments Cover Letter


Optional Attachments Professional License/Certification

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate 18.24

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.

Travel Required Up to 25%

Shift Day

Schedule Details M-F; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Professionals

Removal Date 07/01/2018