Senior Research Administration Associate - Pediatrics - Oncology (90005903)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7088431 (Ref.No. 9227-en_US)
Posted: November 4, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Senior Research Administration Associate is responsible for oversight and support for the pre-award, post-award and related research administration, grant and financial operations of the Cancer Genetics and Genomics research program in the Texas Children's Cancer Center. This involves participation in pre- and/or post-award grant management activities, as well as programmatic management of goal planning and operations.

Job Duties

  • Responsible for oversight and support for the pre- and post-award research administration and financial operations of multiple research studies and/or clinical trials.
  • Provide grant and financial management and guidance to program faculty and program directors Identify and review funding opportunities, as well as recommend and plan the implementation of large scale grant applications (U01, T32).
  • Review current research and administrative policies and procedures and communicate changes to faculty leaders.
  • Prepare annual budget for the Genetics and Genomics program and prepare quarterly program meeting agenda and reports.
  • Prepare all grants and subcontracts for the Genetics and Genomics program.
  • Review and approve grant submissions, sponsored agreements and related tasks in BRAIN. Assist faculty in reviewing effort.
  • Monitor compliance with federal regulations and standard operating procedures.
  • Review and financial statements and balances on accounts and provide updates and reports to faculty.
  • Liaison with institutional BCM SPO, CTA and Grants and Contracts offices.
  • Manage the research admin operations of the multiple programs in the Oncology section of the Cancer Center, specifically pre- and post- award in the Cancer Genetics and Genomics Program.
  • Prepare grant support documents and reports related to research or philanthropy funding for employee effort changes to recommend actions to Assistant Director, Oncology.
  • Provide administrative guidance as it relates to NIH and relevant research policies and guidelines (institutional federal, state) to Program Director(s) as necessary.
  • Prepare expense reports, and annual reports to donors, foundations and granting agencies as part of financial management of philanthropy and grant funds including.
  • Assist in developing the programs' annual budget by cost centers and forecasts revenues and expenses.
  • Present financial information, including budgets and forecasting of revenue to Assistant Director, Director & program faculty.
  • Develop business plans for new and existing operations.
  • Prepare program plans, presentations and process maps for each program and for their respective strategic goals.
  • Analyze program goals, plans schedule of deadlines for completion, and develops action plan and processes for project completion from inception to evaluation.
  • Coordinate program activities; assigns tasks and provides guidance to personnel responsible for specific functions or phases of the project.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.  Certified Research Administrator certification through the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC) may substitute for the degree requirement.
  • Four years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project manager experience





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



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