Title:  Executive Director, Research Administration

Division:  Finance
Schedule:  Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  3460
Job Purpose

The Executive Director of Research Administration is responsible for operational execution, oversight and coordination of the College’s Office of Grants and Contracts and the overall research compliance and regulatory affairs, as it pertains to post-award administration.

Job Duties
  • Provides support and guidance for the organization of Post-Award research administrative services, establishment of policies and procedures associated with research management of federal and state regulations. 
  • Directs all aspects of sponsored research finance operations and post-award management service to the Research Community.
  • Develops of strategic financial plans, accounting procedures and implementation of BCM initiatives with the Vice President and Dean of Research and the Office of Research.
  • Develops and distributes metrics on research expenditure activities and accounting related functions to promote transparency. 
  • Monitors the Federal Register for administrative cost principal pronouncements related to federal regulations for grants and contracts and provides written interpretations of the potential impact to BCM research operations.
  • Coordinates and plans all cost principal and research financial training activities for the principal investigators, staff, and central administration at BCM.
  • Ensures the proper identification, tracking and handling of program income.
  • Performs oversight of Service Center rate development, profit and loss statements, and management of year end surplus and deficits.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Required: Master’s degree.
  • Required: Ten years of relevant experience.  Degrees in lieu of experience will not be accepted.





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