Department Post-Award Specialist (Hybrid)

University of North Texas Health Science Center
September 22, 2023
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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. The UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton and Frisco, the University of North Texas at Dallas and UNT Dallas College of Law, and the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region. We are growing with the North Texas region, employing more than 14,000 employees, educating a record 49,000+ students across our system, and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

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Posting Title Department Post-Award Specialist (Hybrid) Department HSC-Office of Sponsored Programs-390030 Job Location Fort Worth Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information

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Salary Information Commensurate with experience Department Summary

The Office of Sponsored Programs, a division of the UNTHSC Research Office, provides pre-award, post-award, and contracting services for the support of faculty and other investigators while promoting compliance with federal and state agencies, private sponsor agreements, and UNTHSC research policies.

Position Overview

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Project Support Specialist to join our team. This position provides direct professional support and guidance in the administration of grants, contracts and related funds to faculty and staff in an assigned portfolio of departments. This position provides high levels of client satisfaction through strong relationship management efforts.

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and four (4) years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred Qualifications

CRA or CFRA certification

Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM

Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title Project Support Specialist Physical Requirements Sitting, Ability to communicate

Job Duties


Assist Principal Investigators and department staff in the management of sponsored projects, including but not limited to regular account review, expenditure planning, time and effort planning, interpretation of sponsor terms and conditions, and University policies and procedures


Ensure that award oversight meets sponsor terms and conditions, and University, Federal and State statutes, policies, and regulations governing sponsored research.


Review sponsored project expenditures for the cost allowability, administrative reasonableness, appropriate award allocability and funding availability.


Resolve discrepancies within the institution regarding awards, budgets, invoices, etc. in coordination with various central offices.


Cultivate and maintain strong working partnerships with faculty, OSP, and other key partners.


Guide faculty and staff through changes in sponsor requirements. Ensure all required information is entered into the appropriate data systems.


Develop and present workshops on various sponsored project management topics.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S7002P

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