Grants and Contracts Administration (GCA) supports the University of North Texas, a tier 1 research university, in its endeavor to excel in its research mission. GCA aspires to be a model organization in the field of research administration, providing exceptional service to the university community. We are charged with the Pre Award and Post Award administration of externally funded sponsored projects and envision an environment that facilitates the University of North Texas’ commitment to research and encourages continued efforts to attract additional research funding.
This position is responsible for interpreting sponsor guidelines and submitting proposal applications for external funding to over 100 different sponsoring agencies with varying legal and financial requirements. Acts as liaison for University and responsible for remaining current on issues in the field of research administration. Responsible for review and set-up of awards and non-financial award administration. Assists with training campus personnel.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Public Administration, Higher Education, or other related field and one year of professional business administration, grant and contract administration, or related work experience, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- High level math/accounting skills, strong reading comprehension skills, ability to interpret guidelines and instructions.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, and customer service.