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Physical Address:
Office of Learning and Professional Development
5615 Kirby Dr, Suite 360
Houston, Texas 77005

Mailing Address:
Human Resources
Office of Learning and Professional Development
P.O. Box 1892, MS 98
Houston, Texas 77251-1892

Telephone: 713-348-6130
Fax: 713-348-5428
Email: learn@rice.edu  

Learning and Professional Development Staff    

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Administrative/Research Excellence

The purpose of the Administrative/Research Excellence development plan is to provide a comprehensive understanding of administrative infrastructure at Rice necessary to perform effectively in such positions as Department Coordinator, Department Administrator, and Research Administrator.  Courses in this plan include:  

  • Controller's Office 101  
  • Faculty Administration  
  • The Faculty Promotion and Tenure Process  
  • Property and Fixed Asset Management . . . It’s No Big Deal, Until It’s a Big Deal  
  • Research at Rice: Research Administration Overview  
  • Research at Rice: Office of Sponsored Research Overview  
  • Research at Rice: Research and Cost Accounting Overview  
  • Research at Rice: Effort Reporting  
  • Research at Rice: OMB Circulars 
  • RICE Power Hours 

Check back to see updates to this list.  Refer to Course Descriptions - Administrative/Research Excellence for more details about each class. Visit the Course Description, Schedule and Registration Page for schedules and descriptions of  learning opportunities that support your commitment to Administrative/Research Excellence.  

 Performance Excellence ~ Supervisory/Managerial Excellence