Research Development Officer

Our Commitment

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What we want

The Research Development Officer is responsible for working with researchers in the College of Education & Human Development in the preparation and writing of proposals and budget development.

We need an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Three years of experience developing and/or writing proposals to/for federal, state, and/or local agencies

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, particularly the capacity for the integration and synthesis of written text that represents a melding of multidisciplinary research directions in education
  • Understanding of major research directions in the field of education (U.S. Department of Education, NIH, NSF)
  • Demonstrated capacity for independent decision making, research development, and working on multidisciplinary teams on project and proposal development
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others


  • Support development and submission of external funding applications
  • Identify funding sources and solicitations, and work with College faculty members in developing competitive proposals
  • Support strategic planning efforts of proposal teams, including logistics, alignment to solicitation and agency guidelines
  • Develop tools and guidance documents related to proposal development and checklists for solicitation components
  • Provide support in proposal narrative development, review, consolidation, and editing
  •  Network with various offices and organizations on- and off-campus in support of proposal development
  • Manage the College research funding database
  • Provide monthly updates of new awards, tracking research expenditures and preparing funding reports
  • Support College pre-award office efforts delivering workshops/support materials for College faculty PI’s
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.


All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Contact Information

Texas A&M University CEHD



4241 TAMU



Background Information

4-Year Degree

at least 3 years of

  • College/University
  • Research Administrator/Manager
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information


  • Full Time