Jennifer Chavira serves as Lead Analyst for the Award Services Team in the Office of Research Services. In this position she assists the Associate Director of Research Services in processing the award to enable Office of Research Accounting (ORA) to budget and process the funds. Her responsibilities include entering awards in ORS databases, processing PSAs and subcontracts, confirming all compliance issues are completed, initiating extensions, and assembling award packets for ORA. Jennifer also serves as the liaison between Texas Tech and the awarding agency when any communication is needed.
Jennifer is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s in business finance and business economics. Prior to working in the ORS, Jennifer was a chief accountant in the Sponsored Programs Accounting & Reporting Office at Texas Tech for seven years, and was with the Office of Payroll Services for one year before that. Jennifer enjoys working with research administration and continues her dedication to the growth of research through her position in the ORS.
Contact Jennifer Chavira
Office: (806) 742-3884
Fax: (806) 742-3892