Grant Program Coordinator - Dual role Melanoma Medical Oncology & Genomic Medicine

Houston, Texas
October 18 2021
Health Sciences
Organization Type
Provides administrative oversight and coordination for the department's the grant process for grants, contracts, protocols and other awards.

This position is a dual role in Melanoma Medical Oncology and Genomic Medicine

Pre and Post Award

Provide comprehensive pre- and post-award administrative coordination of assigned grants (R01s, spores, program, etc.), contracts, and/or departmental research activities. Ensures grant process has appropriate resources, coordinates complex budget and funding aspects including administrative and financial support. Liaison with all institutional offices to provide comprehensive oversight and planning for all aspects of grants and contracts in the department.

Protocol Coordination:

Coordinates submissions and revisions of IBC and IACUC protocols to ensure compliance approvals for research grant and contract awards.

Administrative Coordination:

Serve as a resource to department faculty regarding grant/contract application planning, submission, and/or administrative management and oversight, as requested. Provide guidance to the Department Chairman, and faculty, on what documents are required to complete a grant application and the proper timeline of submission of these documents to meet the required deadlines.

Identify potential new funding opportunities and maintain a list of rolling grant deadlines which to share with departmental faculty and research staff.

Manage fiscal activities related to assigned grants/awards to include preparing, reviewing, and submitting budgets to institutional/funding agencies as required. Ensure that the grant process has appropriate resources by developing and coordinating the submission of progress reports on funded awards.

Provides oversight and administrative coordination on research contract/agreements, including preparing budgets, and liaising with both internal and external individuals involved in the process of reviewing, negotiating/approving and activating research agreements.

Ensures that all research-related subcontracts are current; works with subcontracting sites, Office of Research Administration and Grants & Contracts Accounting to establish subcontracts, monitor expiration dates, request extensions or terminations as needed.

Submit Material Transfer Agreements and coordinate their successful approval. This includes working with institutional offices (Research Administration and Legal) as well as external (material provider) to ensure success of the MTA process.

Other duties as assigned

Required: Bachelor's degree.

Required: Three years of extensive administrative experience. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one year basis.

Preferred: Grant experience is a plus.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

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