Chapter 6: Administrative Management

Last updated on 2016/09/27 by Janice Brickley


(rev. Dec. 2014)

6.1.1 Structure and Organization
6.1.2 Role of the Administrative Director
6.1.3 ERC Operational Functions
6.1.4 ERC Life Cycle
6.1.5 Reporting Time Periods

6.2.1 Award Management Resources
6.2.2 Compliance Decisions
6.2.3 General Cost Principles for Educational Institutions
6.2.4 Audits of Federal Awards
6.2.5 Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)
6.2.6 Protection of Human Subjects
6.2.7 Effort Reporting
6.2.8 Conflict of Interest
6.2.9 Intellectual Property
6.2.10 Sub recipient monitoring

6.3.1 Developing a Financial Management System\Chart of Accounts
6.3.2 Time Periods
6.3.3 Financial Support
6.3.4 Budgets/Re-budgeting
6.3.5 Expenditure Budget Categories
6.3.6 Functional Budget Categories
6.3.7 Leveraging Funds
6.3.8 Financial Reporting
6.3.9 Financial Accounting
6.3.10 Pre-Award Spending Authorization
6.3.11 Human Resources
6.3.12 Purchasing
6.3.13 Audits
6.3.14 Proposals and Supplemental Funding Requests

6.4.1 ERC Functions/Staffing Plan
6.4.2 Position Descriptions
6.4.3 Departmental interaction and coexistence
6.4.4 Personnel Records and Reports
6.4.5 Advisory Boards

6.5.1 IT Requirements
6.5.2 System Design
6.5.3 Electronic Tools and Resources
6.5.4 External Systems

6.6.1 Project Planning
6.6.2 ERCWeb Data Collection
6.6.3 ERCWeb Data Categories
6.6.4 Data Collection Challenges
6.6.5 Annual Report Volume I
6.6.6 Annual Report Volume II
6.6.7 Renewal Proposals
6.6.8 Annual Report Production and Submission

6.8.1 Site Visit Tips
6.8.2 After the Meeting

6.9.1 Defining Needs
6.9.2 Funding
6.9.3 Building and Remodeling
6.9.4 Laboratory Facilities/Service Centers
6.9.5 Equipment
6.9.6 Staffing/Facilities Management Functions