Senior Director, Grant & Contract Administration


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Department Summary

Grants and Contracts Administration (GCA) within the Division of Research & Innovation supports the University of North Texas, a tier 1 research university, in its endeavor to excel in its research mission. GCA aspires to be a model organization in the field of research administration, providing exceptional service to the university community. We are charged with the Pre Award and Post Award administration of externally funded sponsored projects and envision an environment that facilitates the University of North Texas’ commitment to research and encourages continued efforts to attract additional research funding.

Position Overview

The Sr. Director of Grants & Contracts Accounting and Fiscal Compliance is responsible for all aspects of the Post Award financial sponsored project processes including: award review; grant set up; the monitoring of expenditures to ensure compliance with sponsor and institutional policies; invoicing; drawing down funds; reconciliations; reporting; closeout and fiscal compliance for grants and contracts from federal, state agencies, and other non-profit organizations. This position oversees the sound fiscal management and reporting to federal and State agencies and other non-profits; coordinating with other areas of the universities to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of grant and contract agreements as well as the organization’s accounting policies and procedures; including monitoring sub-recipient awards and time and effort reports. The Sr Director Grants & Contracts Accounting and Fiscal Compliance will also work closely with other areas of the university to ensure that costs charged to grants and contracts are necessary and reasonable and are treated consistently per all contract provisions, uniform Guidance 2 CFR Part 200, and best practices, and ensure that reimbursable costs are invoiced and collected timely.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in related field and seven years of closely related professional

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.

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University of North Texas
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Background Information

4-Year Degree
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  • College/University
  • Grants and Contracts
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Authorized to work in the US
Security Clearance

Target Job Information

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  • Full Time