Financial Services Specialist I

Fairfax, VA
Apr 06, 2017
May 29, 2017
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Low $50,000s; commensurate with education and experience.

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Program and Grant Manager, Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence

The George Mason University Department of Criminology, Law and Society (CLS) invites applications for a Program and Grant Manager position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

The Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence! (ACE!) was founded in 2010 as a research center to bridge disciplines and bring researchers, practitioners, and policymakers together to grapple with issues that affect criminal justice and health systems.

Responsibilities: This position provides administrative sponsored research support to ACE! research faculty with funded research from a variety of agencies. This position plays an important role in assisting the director with management of current programs and the development of new programs. Responsibilities include: * Assisting with the preparation of grant proposals; * Monitoring and analyzing fiscal matters related to funded projects; * Conducting monthly reconciliations; * Tracking and forecasting project budgets; * Processing direct expenses (i.e., travel, consultant payments, subcontract invoicing, purchasing of goods) and labor allocations; * Providing support in the preparation of project progress/dissemination reports; * Performs and coordinates hiring actions with appropriate human resource offices; * Maintaining project files; and * Providing general office management support, and supervising part-time staff as necessary.

This individual will serve as a resource for ACE! research faculty to answer grant administrative questions and process financial and hiring transactions; and act as a liaison with the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Finance and Human Resource Office, the Office of Sponsored Programs and other central university offices as needed. The incumbent should maintain up-to-date knowledge of federal, nonfederal, state, and university policies.

Required Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience; * Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite; * Ability to communicate effectively and professionally; * Excellent organizational skills; * Ability to manage project tasks through completion; and * Experience working with budgets.

Preferred Qualifications: * Knowledge of federal, state, and sponsor rules and regulations related to grants and contracts; * Previous sponsored program grant administration or university experience; and * Experience with Adobe InDesign.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 10387z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

MasonAd : Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report Up and Coming spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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