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  • Prepare grant proposal packet
  • Assist with securing external commitments
  • Review grant proposal packet for institutional and funding agency requirements and compliance
  • Collect demographic data and information
  • Write and/or proofread grant proposal
  • Assists with budget development and review proposal budget for accuracy
  • Obtain institutional approval prior to submission
  • Upload and submit proposals electronically to funding agency
  • Mail grant proposal packet to funding agency
  • Prepare award packet for account setup
  • Review funding announcement for accuracy
  • Coordinate training on grants/contracts processes and responsibilities
  • Assist Department Chair with project and budget over-sight responsibilities
  • Maintain copies of all communications with University


  • Search grant opportunities
  • Participate in idea generation and proposal development session
  • Assist with budget preparation and proposal submission
  • Maintain records and provide reports of proposal and award activity
  • Provide individual assistance to Principal Investigator
  • Assist Principal Investigator in maintaining compliance with funding agencies and University guidelines


  • Inform the R&G of the intent to submit a proposal by forwarding the following information to Prisci Tipton
  • PI/Co-PI Name
  • PI/Co-PI Phone Number
  • Funding Agency Name
  • CFDA Number
  • Submission Deadline
  • Proposed Project Title
  • Conceptualize and design narrative proposal
  • Submit the grant proposal packet to the R&G Office for review and signature routing


  • Provide copy of Award/Contract documents to R&G Office
  • Provide program management to meet the intended goals and objectives while adhering to funding agency guidelines and instructional policies and procedures.
  • Provide financial management regarding personnel hires, budget expenditures, and ensure that all expenditures are directly related to the project or contract and necessary to meet project goals and objectives.
  • Monitor any sub-recipients of project or contract to ensure that programmatically and financially the sub-recipient is meeting project goals and objectives while adhering to agency regulations.
  • Obtain understanding of university personnel policies and procedures before hiring personnel assigned to the project or contract.
  • Acknowledge requirements for cost sharing that were stated in the project or contract and ensure that requirements are met.
  • Maintain timely and accurate time and effort reports and ensure that personnel paid through the project or contract have performed at the level of effort stated.
  • Disclose to Chair any conflict of interest that would affect project.
  • Ensure that university policies for Intellectual Property, Human Subjects, Animal Care and Use, and Institutional Bio Safety are followed, if applicable.
  • Submit all reports on a timely basis

Institution Information

  • Tax-Exempt Status: Institution of Higher Education
  • Congressional District No.: 27th
  • Texas Senatorial District No.: 27th
  • Texas House of Representative District No.: 37th vEmployer ID Number (TIN): 74-2759269
  • UNS Number: 80-018-7965
  • Comptroller of Public Accounts Number: 1-7427592692690
  • NIH Human Subjects Assurance Number: IRB00003261
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