The mission of the Geophysical Institute Business Office is to provide professional, effective, efficient and timely service to GI researchers, faculty, students, staff and management in all pre- and post-award and general fund activities. We achieve this mission through providing pre-award coordination of proposal writing, budgeting and submission; setting up new awards and sub-awards; managing all business activities required to implement awards and manage the GI’s general fund; and monitoring finance and close-out of awards.

By working closely with all our GI teammates, providing services to other departments and by liaising with central administrative functions such as the University of Alaska Fairbanks offices of Sponsored Programs, Procurement and Contract Services, Grants and Contracts Administration and Financial Services, we ensure that GI’s needs are met in as timely a fashion as possible.