Grant Administration Associate - Molecular & Human Genetics - Administration

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7069972 (Ref.No. 4821-en_US)
Posted: September 18, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Internal Title:  Research Administration Associate

External Title:  Grant Administration Associate


The Research Administration Associate will serve as a lead research administrator for the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics (MHG); assisting faculty and staff with pre-award and post award administration. This role will include developing grant budgets and assisting with progress reports, sub-awards, and various other compliances. Knowledge of BCM and federal and state grant policies and procedures is critical.

Job Duties
  • Serves as a lead research administrator for MHG; review and approval of grant proposal submissions and other items (progress reports, no-cost extensions, carry-forward requests, etc.) via BRAIN to Sponsored Programs Office; provides guidance to administrative staff and faculty on grant proposal submission corrections and revisions.
  • Researches and provides sponsored program expertise by interpreting sponsor guidelines (Uniform Guidance) for federal and state agencies and private foundations, such as NIH and Keck Foundation.
  • Responsible for pre-award grants management.
  • Develops budgets, budget justifications, grant proposal submission, etc.
  • Ensures faculty and grants are research compliant under IACUC, COI, RCR, etc. regulations
  • Reviews cost distributions of faculty and lab staff to ensure personnel effort are appropriately sourced on sponsored programs.
  • Responsible for post award grants management.
  • Prepares and submits
  •  financial reports, progress reports, prior-approvals, no cost extensions, carryforwards, effort, compliance, etc.
  • Trains junior administrative staff in pre-award and post award grants management.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Two years of relevant experience.
Preferred Qualifications

Certified Research Administrator (CRA) certification 


Ability to multi-task
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Ability to work in a deadline environment





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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