Time & Effort System. Texas A&M University Research Services Karan Watkins Effort Reporting Administrator [email protected] Why is Time & Effort Required?. Federal Regulations require universities to document the distribution of activity on federal projects.
Federal Regulations require universities to document the distribution of activity on federal projects.
Each year Texas A&M receives millions of dollars from the federal government, State of Texas, and other organizations that sponsor research. As a recipient of these funds, we agree to the required terms and conditions.
Research Expenditures – Texas A&M University
FY 2008 $585 million
FY 2009 $631 million
FY 2008 TAMU ranked 20th in NSF’s annual report of top academic research institutions. The goal for 2020 is to be ranked in the top 10.
Exempt Employees ≠ 40 hours ≠ 60 hours ≠ 10 hours
$5,000/month (Institutional Base Salary)
$5,000 X 6 months = $30,000 (100% IBS for the reporting period)
$21,000 to the sponsored project – 67%
$9,900 to instruction – 33%
100% Effort = 67% + 33%
100% IBS = $30,000
Texas A&M faculty and personnel that are paid monthly (exempt employees) will certify their effort bi-annually based on the calendar year using the web based Time and Effort System through Single Sign-On (https://sso.tamus.edu/logon.aspx).
I. January – June will be certified in July
II. July – December will be certified in January