Project Administrator I

$3,195 monthly
  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Feb 18, 2021
Full time Grants, Sponsored Programs, Research

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Project Administrator I

Job Title
Project Administrator I

Prairie View A&M University

Research Administration

Proposed Minimum Salary
$3,194.84 monthly

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to provide project administration services to sponsored projects and provide training to lower level project administrators.


  • Prepares documentation to enter award terms and other financial information into the A&M System accounting and research administration systems which includes budget, revenue, regulations, billing requirements, Facilities and Administrative cost distribution, cost-sharing commitments and reporting requirements. Provides maintenance and administration of sponsored projects.
  • Approves expenditures and disbursement of funds. Authorizes expenditures and transactions for assigned sponsored projects in compliance with agreement terms and sponsor regulations.
  • Coordinates with researchers, department heads, deans and other university staff to resolve project issues and provides information as requested.
  • Provides and coordinates advanced professional level activities relating to sponsored programs; coordinates and performs accounts receivables activities.
  • Complies award information for budget, compliance regulations, billing requirements, indirect cost distribution and any cost sharing commitments and ensures compliance with any other terms and conditions of the sponsored project.
  • Handles financial close-out of sponsored
  • Provides information and training to less experienced project administrators.
  • Performs other duties as deemed necessary by the supervisor.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • No prior experience required.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organizational, interpersonal, problem-solving, and proofreading skills.

Special Requirements:

  • Applicants with equivalent experience in lieu of a Bachelor's degree may be considered. One year of the related experience is the equivalent of one college year. Applicants being considered for the equivalency must have four years of related experience to meet the equivalency in lieu of a Bachelor's degree plus the minimum required years of experience. Applicants being considered for the equivalency must have a total of four years of experience.

Job Posting Close Date:

  • 02/26/2021

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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