MD Anderson Cancer Center Grant Program Coordinator - Head and Neck Surgery in Houston, Texas

Grant Program Coordinator - Head and Neck Surgery

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at

Accounting/Finance at

Surgery 195100

Requisition #: 116638


Grant Completion andProcessing

Supports administrative planning for department research grant initiatives. Grants include multiple projects and cores, external and internal activities. Provides comprehensive coordination/management for all aspects of all grant awards as assigned for the department. Reviews department research multi-project grants and research program grants on a regular basis, to verify accuracy, resolve errors, and ensure adherence with institution, state, local, and federal regulations. Provides assistance to PIs in the expenditure of funds available through the dissemination of information and guidelines of the various sponsoring agencies. Provides status reports and updates regarding pending and awarded grants and projects. Participates in the preparation, submission, review, approval, contract negotiation, activation, regulation, tracking and reporting of and submission of research grant applications and annual reports, according to institutional and external requirements. Assists PIs in the preparation of the budgets for research grant proposals and contractual agreements, particularly including subcontracts with other institutions. Establishes timelines and ensure prompt submission of necessary materials from collaborators. Requests necessary updates from collaborators in a timely manner. Proofreads, copies, and edits submitted materials. Responsible for the preparation of grant forms and appendices for research initiatives. Ensures that the information collected is accurate, reflects the requested information. Serves as an expert resource to faculty and staff in regard to all application and reporting related issues relating to department research projects. Requires knowledge and proficiency in obtaining access to and retrieval of online forms and documentation from state/federal government agencies and private foundations via the internet.

Grant Compliance

Coordinates the receipt of materials and prepares necessary reports, including annual and semi-annual reports to NIH or the appropriate awarding agency. Preparation of MOUs, Progress reports, FIS, Invoicing, and other tasks as assigned. Assist with Effort Reporting.

Department Support

Prepares biographical sketch for PI and oversees the preparation of biographical sketches for new key personnel added to annual non-competing application for accuracy. Prepares and maintains a file of internal and external grant reports and continuation deadlines.


Minimum: $52,000 – Midpoint: $65,000 – Maximum: $78,000


Required: Bachelor’s degree.


Required: Three years of extensive administrative experience. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one year basis.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.