Provide business support to the Associate Dean for Research; key faculty researchers and center directors. Assists with expediting projects through the steps required to bring a proposal from submission through post award. Work closely with faculty to shepherd the administration of research through the appropriate processes by maintaining continuous flow through proposal submission, award and post award activities. Interface with sponsors, subcontractors and other Purdue offices including business office and sponsored program units regarding budget revisions and other financial issues on a PI’s grant including assisting with Animal and Human Subject protocols and regulatory needs. Assist in training of personnel that report to the PI on operational policies and procedures.