MD Anderson Cancer Center Grant Program Coordinator - Surgical Oncology in Houston, Texas

Grant Program Coordinator - Surgical Oncology

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

Accounting/Finance at

Surgery 195100

Requisition #: 117635

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 rankings. It is one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.


Proposal Submissions

Work with Principal Investigators and the Office of Sponsored Programs to submit grant proposals to federal and non-federal sponsors. Oversees the preparation and maintenance of a funded project database. This includes all entries of new grant submissions. Coordinates the implementation of systems, policies, and procedures affecting the submission, review, approval, contract negotiation, activation, regulation, tracking, and reporting of and submission of grant applications according to institutional and external requirements. Ensures that administrative staff has all appropriate grant forms and regulatory requirements pertaining each grant submission. Review grant applications prior to submission to ensure quality and regulatory compliance. Alerts Administration to insufficient resources to meet required deadlines. Communicates and negotiates, at all levels, regarding decisions around the grant process. Communicates with the Office of Research Administration, Grants and Contracts Accounting, and funding agency regarding grant preparation/submission. Communicates with personnel at other institutions regarding deadlines, budgets and other requirements for division collaborative grants.

Award Negotiations

Work with Principal Investigators and the Office of Sponsored Programs to submit requested documentation to sponsor, negotiate new awards and set-up award accounts.

Award Management

Work with Principal Investigators and Grants and Contracts to monitor active awards, submit progress reports and assist with closeout of awards. Reviews grant and contract awards for restrictions and special conditions and relays this to the award recipient. Assists with managing grant funds and fund allocation across multiple projects and reports appropriately. Assists with maintaining accurate accounting of grants, monthly account status reports, reconciliation and reporting on grant related sponsored programs and grant accounts. Assists with maintaining a complete and accurate Department's grant database. Prepares as requested by the Grant Program Manager the annual as well as requested Grant Report, which includes grant publications and proposals for the Department and the Division.

Find New Funding Opportunities

Assists Grant Program Manager in identifying new grant funding opportunities for faculty. Interacts with granting agencies to obtain information on the future funding opportunities and acts as resource to faculty regarding granting opportunities relevant to their research programs.


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.