Research Administrator, Pre-Award

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Research Administrator for Pre-Award functions in the Sponsored Projects. The Research Administrator will assist faculty and staff in seeking and proposing sponsored research, service projects, and other creative activities to federal, state, industry or private sponsors. Other duties include, but are not limited to; serving as the University liaison between the sponsor and university personnel in the proposal process; reviewing proposals against institutional guidelines, sponsor requirements, and applicable regulations; identify deficiencies and provide guidance to faculty and college administrators on resolving the issues; coordinate with subrecipients and other institutions; submitting proposals to sponsors via electronic systems; providing ongoing support to the project for the life of the award, which includes communicating project changes to the sponsor, processing award modifications, submitting progress reports and no cost extensions, and collaborating with the Grants and Contracts Office and Post-Award staff; sustaining effective relationships with faculty, staff, colleagues, government and community members; and other duties as assigned.


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Contact Information

University of Nevada Reno



1664 N Virginia St
Mailstop 0403
Reno, nv 89557


Background Information

4-Year Degree


  • College/University
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs
  • Research Administrator/Manager
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Administrator or Administrative

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information

  • Full Time