University of Texas at San Antonio Research Program Coordinator in San Antonio, Texas

Title of Position Research Program Coordinator

Requisition Number BES20160543P

Department Posting Name Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition

Location Main Campus

Recruitment Type External

Position Type This is a Classified, benefits eligible, position.

Grant Funded? Yes

Hours per week 40

If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked

Occasional evening and/or weekend working hours.

If Temporary, Ending Date

Recruiting Rate Salary based on experience

Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes

Pay Basis Salary

Required Education Bachelor's Degree

Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? Other-Per Job Description

Preferred Education Master's Degree

Field of Study

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, health, and nutrition related fields of study.

MS Office Experience Required

Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? Yes - Essential Function

Other Computer and Software Skills Required


Experience and Other Skills Required

Five years of experience in one or more of the following: grant or research administration, program or project or business administration, working with external agencies/groups to fulfill project needs, and staff supervision. Per the job description: four years of related experience in those fields may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree (Nine years total experience).

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? Yes (1 Year Education = 1 Year Experience)

Other Skills Preferred

Knowledge of grants policies and procedures. Experience in early childhood development education. Administrative experience in childcare facilities.

Description of Job Duties

Plan, schedules, and coordinates detailed phases of administrative matters in support of a large federally funded research. Oversee the day-to-day administrative coordination of the research study including date reporting, data management, staffing, budget forecasting, deadlines, and supervision of assigned technical and clerical research staff. Responsible for communication with the Internal Review Board including study protocol development and changes, adverse event reporting and annual data safety report. Keeps the study directors apprised of the status and potential problems of the research study. Developing, assembling, and submitting study-related reports including annual report to NIH and periodic reports to study advisory board, and independent data safety monitor. Supports the administration of study grant budgets to ensure adherence to budgets, staffing, and reporting. Establishes and maintains contact on behalf of study directors with study partners, local/ federal agencies and organizations needed to facilitate projects. Provide administrative support for study related meetings. Performs other duties as assigned.

Posting Open Date 10/18/2016

Posting Close Date at midnight on 10/24/2016

Open Until Filled No

Special Notes To Applicants

Note 1: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

Note 2: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note 3: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.