Post-Award Specialist

Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN


Position Description / Responsibilities

Assist investigators in the activation, operation, and close-out of their awarded project, including:

Review/Modify/Develop award budget vis-à-vis proposed budget

Assist departments to prepare award activation documentation.

Prepare Personnel Action Forms in partnership with Human Resources.

Initiate and review procurement and travel activities in collaboration with Purchasing Office.

Monitor and reconcile expenditures in collaboration with Grants Accounting.

Facilitate disbursement of effort reports to project personnel.

Monitor budget versus actuals in collaboration with Grants Accounting.

Prepare budget revisions as needed.

Monitor for compliance with uniform guidance and sponsor requirements.

Prepare non-technical close outs in collaboration with investigators.

Adhere to agreed-upon processes and documented SOPs.

Maintain current working knowledge of all external regulations, internal policies and general best practices informing award research administration.

Position Requirements

A Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited institution of higher education. One year of progressively responsible experience within the field of research administration or grant accounting, or three years of experience in general project management and accounting. Additional experience may be substituted for formal education.

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