University Research Administrator

If you have a passion for providing excellent customer service to faculty, local research administrators, and sponsors in the ongoing administration of sponsored research, Baylor University welcomes you to apply for our University Research Administrator position in the Office of the Vice Provost for Research. To learn more about the position, please continue reading below. To apply, please go to


Position Summary
The University Research Administrator is responsible for supporting all relevant activities in the University Research Administrator (URA) Office including proposal development, Just-in-Time (JIT) preparation, assistance with award acceptance and set up, subrecipient issuance and monitoring, preparation of programmatic reporting in coordination with Principal Investigators (PI), award maintenance, effort reporting, and final reconciliation for closeout. Responsibilities will include:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an understanding of the different needs of our faculty and research administrators.
  • Proficient with personal computers, online computing systems, databases and other office equipment.
  • Service-orientated and self-directed.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Enjoys multi-tasking and analytical thinking.


A Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant work experience is required. A Master’s degree and 5 years of relevant work experience are preferred.


The Baylor Experience
Working at Baylor is so much more than simply having a job!  As part of the Baylor family, employees not only receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, generous time off, and fantastic automatic retirement contributions*, they also get to experience Baylor.

  • Experience a mission driven organization based on a strong Christian commitment (
  • Experience Baylor academics with outstanding tuition remission for staff and qualified dependents*
  • Experience Baylor athletics with reduced admission or free access to athletic events
  • Experience our beautiful campus with access to libraries, museums, and recreational facilities such as our fitness center, athletic courts, an indoor swimming pool, and the Baylor marina to name a few
  • Experience our great dining facilities and enjoy an employee discount


*For more details and eligibility requirements, please visit


To Apply
Please submit an on-line application, along with a cover letter and resume, to:


About Baylor
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.”  Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 16,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting staff who support our mission as we pursue our bold vision, Illuminate.


Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Contact Information

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Background Information

4-Year Degree


  • College/University
  • Administrator or Administrative

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information

Not specif

  • Full Time