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Texas A&M AgriLife Research: Administrator I

  • 1.  Texas A&M AgriLife Research: Administrator I

    Posted 03-08-2022 09:14
    Job Title:
    Administrator I

    Texas A&M AgriLife Research


    Proposed Minimum Salary:

    Job Location:
    Dallas, TX

    Job Type:

    Job Description:

    Works under the direction and performs highly complex work planning, directing, and coordinating services directly related to management or general business operations to include the exercise of discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance.


    • Supervises center administrative/operations staff.
    • Manages personnel activities of the unit, including preparing position descriptions and assisting in the development of employment offers.
    • Approves purchases, travel, and payments to vendors.
    • Communicates with unit employees regarding personnel policies and procedures.
    • Performs a variety of technical, training, research, planning, policy, program assessment, and administrative activities.
    • Administers and manages the unit business office. Provides consultative services and technical assistance in planning, implementation, and monitoring of the unit.
    • Prepares, identifies, collects, analyzes, and reports data.
    • Develops and maintains financial accounts budget documents.
    • Analyzes and studies internal processes and operations and recommends and implements procedural or policy changes.
    • Monitors, reviews, and evaluates compliance with projects, program policies and procedures, statutes, and rules.
    • Prepares comprehensive reviews of budget, grants, literature, statutes, rules, policies, reports, studies, and specialized projects.
    • Plans and coordinates policies for activities, and assists in interpreting and ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations.
    • Plans, conducts, and/or coordinates workshops and training programs.
    • Prepares and reviews the preparation and review of operational and special reports.
    • May develop regulations and procedures.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in science, engineering, or business.
    • Seven years of professional-related experience post-degree.

    Preferred Education and Experience:

    • Master's degree in science, engineering, or business.
    • Three years of professional-related experience post-degree.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Local, state, and federal laws related to the program area.
    • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and planning skills. Ability to present information clearly and concisely. Ability to comprehend and interpret policies and procedures.

    All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

    For more information, Contact:
    Dr. Daniel Leskovar
    Center Director

    Gretchen Midkiff
    Business Associate I
    Texas A&M AgriLIfe Research