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:  12337


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 will work with sponsors and project managers to close out grants in a timely manner.

Job Duties

  • Manage the post award activities of each award in their portfolio.
  • Invoice sponsored awards per the requirements in an award agreement.
  • Prepare FSR/FFR for approval to generate final invoice/report on account has termed.
  • Review expenditures for allowability.
  • Maintain proper documentation in support of all invoices, reporting etc. for audit and sponsor requests.
  • Provide oversight in the management of all post-award grant and contract accounting, administrative, and fiscal activities.
  • Work closely with pre-award central administration, academic departments, and principal investigators concerning sponsored award compliance issues.
  • Provide support as needed for external audit of sponsored awards.
  • Participate 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) 



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.