Title:  Research Administration Associate

Division:  Finance
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $56,895 - $78,514
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  9607


The Research Administration Associate will review and analyze grant expenditures to ensure that the expenses are appropriate, allowable, within budget limits and paid in a timely manner. In addition, the analyst will monitor cost sharing, prepare fiscal reports for sponsoring agencies, review invoices, and work with sponsors and project managers to close out grants in a timely manner.

Job Duties

  • Manages the post award activities of each award in their portfolio.
  • Invoices sponsored awards per the requirements in an award agreement.
  • Prepares FSR/FFR for approval to generate final invoice/report on account has termed. 
  • Reviews expenditures for allowability. 
  • Maintains proper documentation in support of all invoices, reporting etc. for audit and sponsor requests.
  • Provides oversight in the management of all post-award grant and contract accounting, administrative, and fiscal activities.
  • Works closely with pre-award central administration, academic departments, and principal investigators concerning sponsored award compliance issues.
  • Provides support as needed for external audit of sponsored awards.
  • Participates in orienting and training departmental administrators on awards regarding the impact and utilization of funds from federal, state, industry and private agencies.


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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Research Administrator (CRA) or equivalent.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


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