URA Post-Award Research Administration Services provides post-award support of faculty member’s funded research portfolio. The support includes a dedicated URA Post Award Grants Specialist assigned to work with each faculty member on all post award needs. The support is designed to handle administrative and financial matters associated with a faculty member’s research portfolio, so that the faculty member may focus on the technical and academic content. Portfolio volume and complexity will be reviewed at least annually to ensure reasonable assignments within the URA post award team.
Services We Provide
The assigned URA Post Award Specialist will serve as the faculty member’s point of contact for all post award questions and needs. This support will include, but is not limited to:
|New Award Setup||Facilitate set up of accounts for new awards, including award notice review, spending plan preparation/execution, issuance of subawards and other tertiary agreements.|
|Prior Approval Requests||Prepare and submit prior approval requests to award agencies including no-cost extensions, rebudget requests, effort increase/reduction, change in PI/Senior Personnel, etc.|
|Reporting and Closeout Support||
|Meetings/Communications||The dedicated post-award specialist will be available to meet with faculty or unit staff as needed to review accounts, answer questions, and provide insight on trends and potential problems. Email and phone communications will be answered promptly.|
Benefits of Opt-In Post Award Services
The faculty member and unit staff will work collaboratively with the URA Post Award Specialist throughout the life of the award and should expect the following benefits from this collaboration:
For an estimate of cost for opting in to Post-Award Services, please reach out to Natasha Meier, Assistant Director of Post Award Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.