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Office of Sponsored Projects


OSP Mission:

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) will formulate, establish, and provide service-based oversight for a comprehensive, well-balanced program designed to enhance the competitiveness of research and scholarly activities.

OSP Roles:

OSP Staff and Responsibilities (main office: 318-257-5075):

Courtney Jarrell
Research Contracts Administrator
cjarrell@latech.edu
(318) 257-2416

  • Contract review
  • Interim and final financial reports
  • Closing expired accounts
  • Compliance of expenditures
  • Amendments, extensions, or budget adjustments review
  • Clarification of active accounts with agencies
  • Review of monthly statements of fund balances and ledgers
  • Preparation of Schedule 8 for Louisiana Tech financial reports
  • F & A cost projections
  • Maintenance of active accounts database

 

Beth Free
Pre-Award Coordinator
bfree@latech.edu
(318) 257-2415

  • Information on RFP’s to Research Directors
  • Resource library
  • Narrative/interim budget review/format of funding proposal
  • Submission of funding proposals, including electronic submissions
  • Maintenance pre-award tracking database
  • Development of newsletters (Breeze), information packets, and promotional material
  • Fastlane/Grants.gov & other web-based administration duties
  • Communication with PI’s, Agencies, Research Directors
  • Research Council
  • Transition of grants to post-award
  • Faculty training/workshops
  • Web site development/management
  • Serves as back-up contact for Human Use and Account Technician duties

 

Jamie Hancock
Post-Award Coordinator
jhancock@latech.edu
(318) 257-5078
  • Proposal review for budget revisions
  • Set up of new accounts (budget, profile, matching) using Comptroller’s office guidelines
  • Preparing and processing invoices and correspondence to funding agencies
  • Inquiries regarding pre-award and post-award budgets and invoices
  • Interaction with agencies regarding invoice payments

 

Sheri Herren
Account Technician
sherren@latech.edu
(318) 257-5077

  • Approval of expenditures for funded projects and communication with
    appropriate departments
  • Post expenditures on database
  • Reconciliation of accounts regularly to comptroller’s account
  • Contact with PI’s regarding budget adjustments or expenditures
  • Response to inquiries about accounts

 

Barbara Talbot
Administrative Assistant
btalbot@latech.edu
(318) 257-5076

  • Routing of inquiries to appropriate staff
  • Invoice/contract cover letters, campus mail, correspondence
  • Handling of incoming and outgoing mail
  • Supervision of student workers
  • Routing of Human Use proposals
Newsletters:
November 2014 Newsletter  |  (11/25/14)
July 2005 Breeze  |  (5/11/06)
June 2010 Breeze  |  (6/15/10)
April 2015 Breeze Newsletter  |  (4/20/15)
March 2007 Breeze  |  (5/15/07)
September 2010 Breeze  |  (9/3/10)
Aug_Sept 2015 Breeze Newsletter  |  (8/24/15)
December 2006 Breeze  |  (5/15/07)
December 2010 Breeze  |  (12/15/10)
Winter 2015-16 Breeze  |  (1/19/16)
August 2006 Breeze  |  (5/15/07)
March 2011 Breeze  |  (3/3/11)
Spring 2017 Breeze Newsletter  |  (7/21/17)
April 2006 Breeze  |  (5/15/07)
June 2011 Breeze Newsletter  |  (6/6/11)
Summer 2017 Breeze Newsletter  |  (7/21/17)
January 2006 Breeze  |  (5/15/07)
August 2011 Breeze Newsletter  |  (8/18/11)
June 2007 Breeze  |  (2/22/08)
December 2011 Breeze  |  (12/8/11)
April 2008 Breeze Newsletter  |  (5/8/08)
June 2012 Breeze  |  (5/31/12)
January 2008 Breeze  |  (2/22/08)
September 2012 Breeze  |  (8/28/12)
September 2007 Breeze  |  (2/22/08)
March 2012 Breeze  |  (9/18/12)
August 2008 Breeze  |  (8/27/08)
December-January 2013 Breeze  |  (1/22/13)
April 2013 Breeze  |  (4/10/13)
December 2008 Breeze  |  (12/18/08)
August 2013 Breeze  |  (8/5/13)
April 2009 Breeze  |  (4/7/09)
December 2013 Breeze  |  (12/17/13)
September 2009 Breeze Newsletter  |  (8/31/09)
April 2014 Breeze  |  (4/23/14)
January 2010 Breeze  |  (1/14/10)
July 2014 Breeze Newsletter  |  (7/11/14)
March 2010 Breeze  |  (3/12/10)

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