Financial Support

Provides assistance with all departmental financial matters, ranging from pre-award (proposal development and submission) to post-award (account management, report submission, and other award compliance issues). Provides oversight and analysis of all departmental accounts and financial operations, assistance with faculty start-ups, student awards, gift funds, contract and grant funds, and various awards.

Responsible for day-to-day financial operations to assure compliance with University and other sponsor policies; processes daily accounting input into the departmental financial shadow system GUS; reconciles all departmental accounts against the UCSB general ledger; generates monthly financial statements, processes corrections; assists with financial analysis; main contact for all financial-related questions; assists PI’s with all personnel effort reports.

Contracts & Grants

Assists with proposal preparation, ensuring applicable guidelines are met; assists with budget development, and other non-technical sections. Serves as liaison with the Office of Research. Manages post-award administration.

Extramural proposals are submitted on behalf of the UC Regents, and therefore all proposals are subject to review by UCSB Office of Research (OR) prior to submission. OR requires a complete version of the proposal to be submitted for review no later than 7 working days before the sponsor deadline. OR requests that all proposals, regardless of sponsor or submission method, be submitted to the sponsor at least 48 hours prior to the sponsor imposed deadline.

Geography requests a minimum notification of submission 3 weeks prior to the sponsor deadline.


Contracts & Grants Manager
Financial Manager