As a Sponsored Research Specialist, Sam serves as a liaison with University faculty, department administrators, central offices, and all federal, corporate and foundation sponsors. He is also responsible for providing administrative and operational support in all aspects of pre- and post-award activities relating to the Grant and Contract Administration team. He assists with the day-to-day sponsored award activities, including reviewing and interpreting proposal budgets and sponsored award agreement terms in order to enter pertinent information into the Coeus grants management database; guiding faculty and departments in award management through sub-recipient invoice desk audits, award re-budgeting requests, and closeout notifications; and serving as a resource to the ERA Manager with testing and questions regarding award processing and Coeus budgets.
Sam joined ORPA on April 1, 2014 and has worked at Princeton University since 1996. Prior to joining ORPA, Sam worked within Finance & Treasury's Purchasing Office.