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Grant Administrator I

Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts
Grant Administrator I

Job Title
Grant Administrator I

Texas A&M International University

Grants & Contracts

Proposed Minimum Salary
$19.57 hourly

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

Job Summary

The Grant Administrator, under general supervision, provides support for grant initiation for post-award administrative paperwork leading to account establishment. Develops sub agreements and reviews budget submissions before final approval. Acts as liaison with compliance committees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assists the faculty and research or agency administration staff with budget questions, expenditure projections, and post award concerns.
  • Reviews proposal budgets in the pre-award process for accuracy, completeness, and institutional compliance.
  • Develops, negotiates, and reviews sub contracts and sub agreements, and prepares them to be signed.
  • Works directly with compliance committees to ensure grants are prepared and processed correctly.
  • Reconciles each grant account monthly and provides monthly reports.
  • Maintains databases and electronic files.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Initiate the post-award process for sponsored projects received by the University.
  • Prepare and submit invoices to sponsor agencies.
  • Serve as a liaison between the office and sponsored programs throughout campus.
  • Route agreements, financial reports, and other sponsored project documents for appropriate University signatures.
  • Help monitor and update department web-page.
  • Assist with standard office functions: office travel requests, supplies and inter-office mail.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements
  • Education - Bachelor's degree in Business or related field.
  • Experience - Two years of related experience.
Preferred Requirements
  • Relevant experience in Research Administration.
Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook applications.
Ability to:
  • Multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Prioritize and work within deadlines.
  • Attentive to detail.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
Preferred Knowledge and Abilities

Ability to:
  • Work independently.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Licensing / Professional Certification - None.

Physical Requirements - None.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision of Others

This position generally does not supervise employees.

Other Requirements
  • Evening and weekend work may occasionally be required.
First review of applications will be May 9, 2022

Salary: $19.57/hourly

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files. Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • At least 3 references and their full contact information, and
  • Unofficial transcript(s)
Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

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.

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