The College Research Office provides financial and administrative assistance to faculty and staff from the point of initial award of a sponsored project through the life of the project. It also provides financial and administrative guidance to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, University and sponsor regulations specific to each project awarded to the College.
The following functions are included as Research Management:
- New Award Meetings
- Project Budget review, analysis and projections
- Release Time, Summer Salary, Cost-shared effort
- Pre-Audit and approval of expenditures
- Budget revisions
- No-Cost Extension requests
- Subcontract agreement and modification requests
- Cost Sharing Commitments including documenting and reporting these commitments.
- Guidance of Federal, State, University, and Sponsor regulations and requirements.
Setting up a new award and following it for the duration is a vital part of a contract manager’s responsibility. To arrange a new award meeting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with reference to the 5 Ledger Project ID.
Primary Responsibilities: Ellen manages the Post-award team and monitors all aspects of Post-award processes and grant financials, including HR approvals and award modifications. She also organizes research administration training sections, Post-award coordination and collaboration with other research offices across campus. She is also responsible for subcontract and cost match tracking, financial reporting, award closeouts and coordination of TEARS/Release Time.
Primary Responsibilities: Christine manages sponsored agreements for the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources and is responsible for cost match tracking, financial reporting and award closeouts. She is also the primary contact for all aspects of post-award processes for sponsored agreements, including financials, travel authorizations and award modifications.
Michico ‘MJ’ James
Primary Responsibilities: MJ manages the Forest Biomaterials and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management and is responsible for cost match tracking, financial reporting and award closeouts. He/She is also the primary contact for all aspects of Post-award processes for sponsored agreements, including financials, travel authorizations and award modifications.