Office of

Research Support and Operations

Roles and Responsibilities Matrix for Research Administration
Responsibility for WSU Proposals, Awards and Regulatory Compliance
Those responsible include the Principal Investigator, Department and Chair, Dean, Office of Research Support and Operations, Sponsored Program Services, and the Research Compliance Office.

Please contact Dan Nordquist in ORSO if you have any questions.

Research Administration Process
 1) Identification of Funding Opportunities

 2) Proposal Preparation
 3) Proposal Review and Approval
 4) Proposal Submission
 5) Award Acceptance
 6) Award Set-Up
 7) Award Management and Maintenance
 8) Program Income
 9) Invoicing and Billing for all Sponsors
 10) Accounts Receivable and Cash Management
 11) Preparation and Submission of Financial Status Reports
 12) Preparation and Submission of all Technical Reports
 13) Certification of Time and Effort
 14) Closing of Accounts
 15) A-133 Audit
 16) Retrieval of Federal, Sponsor, and University Policy/Regulations
 17) Ongoing Training
 18) Compliance Issues
      a. Technology Transfer
      b. Financial Conflict of Interest
      c. Institutional Biosafety Committee
      d. Human Subjects Protection
      e. Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
      f. Environmental Health and Safety
      g. Radiation Safety
      h. Human Resources and Equal Opportunity

Office of Research Support and Operations
Lighty 280, PO Box 641060
Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-1060
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