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Houston, TX - Grants Contracts Director


Houston, TX – Grants and Contracts Director

Employer Houston VA Research and Education Foundation
Location Houston, TX
Principal duties and responsibilities

Oversees the effort to secure funding for research by coordinating the pre-award grant and contract process in a fast-paced environment.

Reviews applications and negotiates contracts for research funding.

Consults with staff and faculty regarding funding opportunities, eligibility, and application requirements.

Ensures accuracy and timely submission of all grants and contracts.

Ability to manage research contracts to include issues related to informed consent, access to data, conflict of interest, budgets, and intellectual property

Must be able to prioritize responsibilities and meet multiple, overlapping deadlines, and work with a high level of autonomy.

Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Position classification Full Time / Part Time (1040 – 2080 Hours)
FLSA Status Exempt
Relevant Work Experience REQUIRED: Three years of directly related experience
PREFERRED: Five plus years of directly related experience
Education REQUIRED: Bachelor’s Degree in a Related Field
PREFERRED: Advanced Degree in a Related Field
Salary Range $60,000 - $72,000 (Paid on an hourly basis)
Benefits 13 Annual Leave & 13 Sick Leave Days/Year (Based on 1.0 FTEE)
10 Federal Holidays/Year (All Levels of FTEE)
Moving relocation expenses No
Send resume to Please email application materials to Sean Ryan, HVAREF Executive Director at Sean.Ryan@va.gov
Date posted May 3, 2012
Date closed Until filled
Comments Required documents:

4. Cover Letter
5. Resume/CV

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