Roles & Responsibilities

Grant Life Cycle: Find Funding > Develop Proposal > Submit Proposal > Award Setup > Manage Project > Closeout Project
Many different offices, committees and university employees have a hand in the lifecycle of a grant from conception to closeout. Take a look at the different offices roles and responsibilities during the six stages of the grant lifecycle.

Research Administration at ECU

  • PI – Principal Investigator
  • REDE ­– Office of Research, Economic Development and Engagement
  • ORA – Office of Research Administration
  • UMCIRB – University and Medical Center Institutional Review Board
  • IACUC – Institutional and Animal Care & Use Committee
  • ORIC – Office of Research Integrity and Compliance
  • OECC – Office of Export Controls and Customs
  • IBC – Institutional Biosafety Committee
  • LIB – Joyner Library
  • OINV – Office of Innovation and New Ventures

Lifecycle Steps

Opportunity Identification

  • Project Conceptualization (PI)
  • Find Funding
  • Sponsor Identification (PI, REDE)

Develop Proposal

  • eTRACS System Utilization (PI)
  • Research Plan and Budget (PI, REDE, ORA)
  • Format Proposal (PI, ORA)

Submit Proposal

  • Proposal Submission (ORA)

Award Setup

  • Negotiation of Terms and Conditions (ORA)
  • Subaward Issuance (ORA)
  • Subsequent Award Actions (ORA)

Manage Project

  • Human Subjects (PI, UMCIRB)
  • Animal Care and Use (PI, IACUC
  • Conflicts of Interest (PI, ORIC)
  • Biohazards (PI, IBC)
  • Export Controls (PI, OECC)
  • Technical Management and Reporting (PI)
  • Subrecipient Monitoring (PI, ORA)
  • Effort Reporting (PI, ORA)
  • Data Management and Sharing (PI, LIB)
  • Research Personnel Training and Mentoring (PI)
  • Intellectual Property Disclosure and Management (PI, OINV)
  • Fiscal Management and Compliance (PI, ORA)
  • Financial Reporting and Invoicing (ORA)

Closeout Project

  • Final Technical Reporting (PI)
  • Inventions Reporting (PI, ORA)
  • Final Financial Reporting (ORA)
  • Audit Management (ORA)