University of Houston-Victoria

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Program Oversight

Principal Investigator/Project Director Responsibilities

The PI/PD is responsible for the technical direction of the project and for the initial authorization of all expenditures to be charged to the award, per UHV policy B-1, Expenditures and Expenditure Authority. The PI is ultimately responsible for expending funds in compliance with all agency, federal, state, and University regulations. To aid the PI in meeting this responsibility, ORSP monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with the regulations.

Director of Contracts and Grants Responsibilities

The Director of Contracts and Grants reviews and approves, all grant-related transactions to ensure vouchers, GL journals, budget journals, purchase requisitions, procurement card and travel card purchases, etc. are processed in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and Federal, state, university, and NACUBO guidelines, and administered in accordance with the terms and conditions of the grant agreement.