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Coordinator of Grants and Contracts – Office of Research


Coordinator of Grants and Contracts

Office or College

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs



Position Summary

The Coordinator reports to the Director of Post Award Services and monitors programmatic, regulatory and fiscal activities of externally sponsored programs funded by private, state, and federal agencies. The Coordinator will also manage the programmatic fiscal reporting activities related to the payment and billing processes necessary for sponsor guidelines and university policies and procedures on these externally funded programs. Complex analytical duties related to post award services are required. Specific responsibilities include monitoring project administration; payment authorizations; submitting detailed budgets; submitting financial statements to sponsors; oversight of all fiscal aspects of sponsored projects; and preparing and submitting various reports for the university and the external sponsor. The Coordinator also serves as liaison between university officials, principal investigators, staff and funding agency representatives in negotiation and interpretation of terms and conditions of awards while performing related tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related areas; at least three years of progressive responsibility in account management; ability to utilize independent judgment and discretion; ability to produce time-sensitive accurate information on sponsored project matters; excellent organizational skills; must be self-motivated and work well under pressure with limited supervision; handle a multitude of tasks and be team-oriented; have superior communication skills; must be dedicated to providing timely customer service with exceptional interpersonal capabilities; be proficient in an automated environment including effective utilization of Microsoft Windows (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point) and navigation of the Internet for information retrieval. A combination of education and work experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and/or at least 3 years previous experience in a university sponsored program office in post-award administration; a demonstrated knowledge of federal funding agency regulations including 2 CFR 200 Uniform Administrative Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.

Application Information

The University of Tulsa seeks to recruit and retain talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristic including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.

Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three references to: The University of Tulsa, Office of Human Resources, 800 S. Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104 or email to or fax to (918) 631-3543. The review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.






The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/ Veteran.