Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

Responsibility Matrix

 

 

Directory of Responsibilities
RSP Staff or Other

Proposal Preparation and Submission

By College-Department and/or Program-Center-Other:
College of Education (COE) - All departments

Rebecca Rinehart

 College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences (CHAS) - Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Languages & Literatures, Mathematics, School of Music, Technology, Theatre, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Communication Studies and Physics.

Rebecca Rinehart

College of Humanities Arts & Sciences:  Art, Philosophy & World Religions

Rebecca Rinehart

College of Social & Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) - All departments

Rebecca Rinehart

 College Of Business Administration - All Departments

Rebecca Rinehart

IWRC - Iowa Waste Reduction Center 

Rebecca Rinehart

Centers:  Center for Teaching & Learning Mathematics, Center for Energy & Environmental Education, Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, UNI Community Music School, UNI Suzuki School

Rebecca Rinehart

Centers:  Metal Casting Center, Recycling & Reuse Technology Transfer Center, Tallgrass Prairie Center, UNI Biology Botanical Center

Tolif Hunt                 Rebecca Rinehart

Centers: Center for Holocaust & Genocide Education, Arts Center

Rebecca Rinehart

  

Projects/Programs - Institutional Projects, Trio Programs, Governor's STEM Office, UNI Center for Urban Education (UNICUE), Center for Educational Transformation

Rebecca Rinehart

Contracts

Tolif Hunt

Continuations

Tolif Hunt

 Facilities and Planning

Rebecca Rinehart

By Funding Sources - Applications to:
 
Foundations: John Deere Foundation, R.J. McElroy Trust, Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, Carver Charitable Trust, Guernsey Charitable Foundation, Maxwell Foundation and Wellmark Foundation, Black Hawk Gaming Association


UNI Foundation

Iowa Economic Development Authority

Tolif Hunt

Iowa Arts Council

Rebecca Rinehart

By Activity:
 

Editing and Peer Review

Rebecca Rinehart     Anita Gordon

Grant seeking education and grant writing advice

Rebecca Rinehart

 

Identifies potential funding sources

Rebecca Rinehart

Required budget review and electronic file review prior to submission

Rebecca Rinehart

Approves and authorizes proposal for submission

Tolif Hunt             Rebecca Rinehart

Assures compliance with federal, state and institutional regulations

Michele Mullings-Shand

Questions about potential conflict of interest

Anita Gordon

Approves UNI Matching Funds Program requests

Tolif Hunt

 

 

Award Negotiation and Establishment

Examines incoming award documents for adherence with Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, University and State of Iowa policies and procedures

Tolif Hunt
Michele Mullings-Shand
 

Negotiates award terms and conditions

Michele Mullings-Shand

Works with PI/PDs on contract terms and conditions


Michele Mullings-Shand

Accepts awards on behalf of the University

Tolif Hunt

Transmits executed documents to sponsor

Michele Mullings-Shand

Ensures audit compliance with A-133

Tolif Hunt

Award modifications

Tolif Hunt
Michele Mullings-Shand

New project orientation

Michele Mullings-Shand

 

Managing the Award

Sets up accounts/assigns account numbers

Karen Bass

Reviews, tracks, and reports cost sharing for awards requiring cost share

Donna Uhlenhopp

Reviews expenditures in restricted budget categories

Michele Mullings-Shand

Approves Personnel Action Forms (PAF)

Michele Mullings-Shand

Processes cost transfers/journal entries

Karen Bass

Reviews and approves requests for no-cost time extensions

Tolif Hunt

Approves capitalized equipment requisitions

Michele Mullings-Shand

Collects revenue (invoicing, letter of credit, etc) for grant expenditures

Donna Uhlenhopp

Questions about general accounting and/or project concerns

Michele Mullings-Shand

Requests for additional object codes

Michele Mullings-Shand

Questions about expense allowability and referrals to other departments

Michele Mullings-Shand

Approves scholarships and stipends 

Michele Mullings-Shand

Questions about Grants and Contracts Accounting Financial Summary (GCAFS) or other financial reports

Michele Mullings-Shand

 

Sub-Award

Issues and monitors sub-award agreements

Michele Mullings-Shand 

Ensures subawardee is in compliance with A-133

Michele Mullings-Shand

Authorizes payments

Donna Uhlenhopp

Reporting and Award Close-Out

Prepares and submits financial reports and final invoices to sponsor as required

Donna Uhlenhopp

Patents, New Technology and Invention Reports

Michele Mullings-Shand

Minority Business Enterprise/Women Business Enterprise reports

Michele Mullings-Shand

Files equipment inventory reports as required by sponsor

Michele Mullings-Shand

Files appropriate financial close-out documents

Donna Uhlenhopp

 

Research Services and Research Integrity & Compliance

Maintains IRB (Institutional Review Board) office, processes protocols, communicates with investigators

Anita Gordon

Research integrity and misconduct

Anita Gordon

Research development and support services

Anita Gordon

Reviews and approves human subjects research protocols

Chair and IRB Members

Monitors intuitional policies and guidelines for protection of human subjects in research

Anita Gordon, Todd Evans

Liaison with governmental and funding agencies concerned with human protections

Anita Gordon

Coordinates research compliance training and education of faculty, staff and campus community

Anita Gordon

Constitution and support of independent IRB committee and operations 

Anita Gordon

Assures the federal government that UNI will maintain an effective system for human subjects protection

Tolif Hunt

Animal subjects (IACUC)

Anita Gordon
David McClenahan

Oversees RSP internal Capacity Building Grants program

Anita Gordon  
   

Export Control

Supports the University regarding export control regulations  

Kyle Fogt, UNI Attorney
 

Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer

Support Office of Intellectual Property, which oversees patent, licensing, and royalty division applications and agreements

Paul Kinghorn, Bill Harwood

Supports the development of intellectual property and protection of inventor rights

Paul Kinghorn, Bill Harwood

Connects individuals to marketing and financial resources to support commercialization

Bill Harwood

Coordinates copyright committee Paul Torre
 

Miscellaneous

Questions about UNI Grants and Contracts Incentive Funds Program

Tolif Hunt

Prepares incentive journal entries

Donna Uhlenhopp

Certifies effort reporting

Michele Mullings-Shand