Research Process Coordinator
NCRC2800 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800
Research Administration (pre-award)
Proposal preparation for sponsored projects
Research Center submissions, industry programs, fellowship programs and internal program submissions including budget preparation
Ensure accuracy, compliance and timeliness for all documentation requirements via eRPM/Sponsor websites
Serve as a communication/coordination liaison with research team, ORSP, OVPR, schools, colleges, industry, universities and sub-contractors for submission approvals/deadline requirements.
Contract and Grant Accountant (post-award)
Account reconciler using real-time financial system, budget/expense projections, journal entry processing
A21 issues including problem solving/resolution
7471 processing, sponsored and general fund project HR appointment management decisions, DBE salary changes, and project/grant close-outs
Periodic account discussion/review with faculty members to ensure compliant fund management
Process Gift funds and check deposits
Initiate project/grant set-ups
Manager approver for orders, petty cash reimbursements, concur/hosting/travel reports
Miscellaneous other post-award activities.
Hometown: Tecumseh, Michigan
Favorite place or activity in Ann Arbor: Outside taking it all in!
Advice for new students: Smile, today is here!
What do you love most about your job? The opportunity to learn more and teach others while experiencing the ever-changing challenges!
Favorite quote: “When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me.’” — Erma Bombeck
Favorite free time activities or hobbies: Progressive walking for exercise, spending time with family, learning, teaching, enjoying the outdoors, cross-stitching, photography, reading and writing.