The University of Texas Medical Branch Grants & Contracts Specialist III - Surgical Services in Galveston, Texas

Min Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in related field and 3 years related experience.


Assist faculty members and principal investigators in preparation of and submission of research proposals to sponsoring agencies.

Assist in planning, coordinating, and monitoring research activities and the department's procedures designed to comply with appropriate regulations relating to research grants and contracts.

Salary Range

$46,320 to $60,000 annually, commensurate with experience.

This position is in the pay band code: CS14.

Specific Job Related Duties

Provide assistance to principal investigators in the preparation of complex grants and contract proposals including formatting of proposals and utilization of reference software

Responsible for project budget development; may monitor ledgers

Advise investigators regarding grant applications, deadlines and projections for future research funds

Seek funding opportunities for investigators based on their areas of expertise and interest

Furnish information and guidance as to the use and content of university and grantor/contractor forms

Review completed applications and contracts for accuracy and compliance with the requirements of the University and funding agency

Review service contracts and affiliation agreements

Review and make recommendations on proposed budget changes in order to determine whether such changes are permissible under the terms of the grants or contracts

Administer and maintain the disbursements of grants pertaining to budgetary guidelines including personnel sourcing

Assist with monitoring time and effort reporting and conflict of interest completion

Coordinate pre- and post-award functions with the institutional Office of Sponsored Programs and Office of Technology Transfer.

Assist with grant /protocol preparation and submission to IRB, OCR, IACUC or OSP under direction of the Principal Investigator responding to stipulations when requested

Under direction of PI may draft various communications with Sponsor and/or regulatory documents to be sent to the Sponsor

Utilize eRA Commons, eBRAP, proposalCENTRAL and other online portals for project management and project-related submissions

Responsible for progress report completion and submission

Responsible for data entry in grants database

Adhere to internal controls established for department

Perform related duties as required

Preferred Skill/Competency

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Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Title: Grants & Contracts Specialist III - Surgical Services

Job ID: 53749

Location: Galveston

Business Unit: SOMED