Title:  Research Administration Associate

Division:  Urology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $67,000 - $78,514
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  17455


The Scott Department of Urology at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX is seeking a Research Administration Associate to implement pre-award and/or post award activities and programs including, but not limited to, process improvement, compliance, and/or financial reporting and tracking.


Employees with CRA certification are eligible for certification pay.

Job Duties

  • Prepare grant and subcontract submissions internally (BRAIN) and externally (Sponsor sites).
  • Contribute to the development and continuous improvement of the pre-award and post award grants management process.
  • Review and analyze current protocols, faculty-staff communication, and quality of the submission process.
  • Recommend process revisions and implement changes as appropriate.
  • Review and approve grant applications, certifying summary data in the College's electronic Biomedical Research and Assurance Information Network (BRAIN) on behalf of the department.
  • Assist with preparation of budgets for grant quarterly/biannual/annual reporting purposes.
  • Prepare financial reports and track research mission financials for department leadership review for financial performance of grants and contracts.
  • Ensure compliance with all guidelines.
  • Prepare outgoing subcontracts and review incoming subcontracts.
  • Work with the PIs to ensure timely submission of all required documentations.
  • Maintain correct effort reporting throught pre-review adn certification of the effort in the Effort Reporting System (ERS).

Minimum Qualifications

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



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