Texas Tech University

Project & Award Management Roles & Responsibilities

Project Management

Office of Research Services

Principal Investigator

Dept

Research Development Team

Accounting Services

Oversee conduct of the project, including work of collaborators and subrecipients   X      
Ensure that project staff have training and certification required by university, by Federal or State regulation or by the sponsor   X      
Seek and maintain approvals for human subjects, animal use, pathogens, select agents, rDNA or other research requiring committee and/or other approvals   X      
Maintain program-related records   X      
Submit all required program reports   X      
Prepare and submit results for publication   X      
Report inventions to the Office of Technology Commercialization   X      

Award Management

Office of Research Services

Principal Investigator

Dept

Research Development Team

Accounting Services

Maintain official award documents for sponsored projects X        
Interpret regulations, policies and procedures X       X
Responsible Conduct of Research Plan   X   X  
Setup account(s) in financial accounting system         X
Comply with circulars and sponsor conditions for compliance at the transaction level X X X   X
Ensure expenditures/cost transfers have been posted to accounts     X    
Resolve issues related to unreconciled accounts     X    
Certify effort bi-annually, and when required, certify effort of project personnel bi-annually   X      
Prepare and submit invoices to sponsors         X
Ensure that all financial reports have been submitted to sponsor         X
Ensure that all technical reports have been submitted to sponsor   X     X
Ensure that all final invention/patent reports have been submitted to sponsor   X     X
Ensure that all property reports have been submitted to sponsor   X     X
Inactivate award account(s) in financial accounting system         X

Have questions about a step in this process? Find your Pre-Award and Post-Award contacts. 

Office of Research Services