Financial Manager

Fairfax, VA, VA
Nov 30, 2018
Feb 21, 2019
Finance, Management
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

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Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Research Administration Manager

The George Mason University, Office of Sponsored Programs is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person to join their team as a Research Administration Manager. George Mason was named an R1 University in 2016 and has a growing research portfolio with FY18 awards exceeding $145M. 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 Research Administration Manager will manage a team responsible for providing both pre- and post-award support for sponsored program activities including budget and proposal development, award set-up, cost compliance and other post award monitoring activities. The individual will serve as the primary point of contact for the team related to proposal and award management actions and related questions from academic unit administrators and faculty. The individual will serve as a member of the OSP management team.

The Research Administration Manager will assign work to team members and track workloads to ensure performance expectations are maintained and will serve as a resource for team members by providing direction, mentoring, training and professional development opportunities.

The Research Administration Manager will take the lead on large, collaborative, multi-disciplinary proposals and awards by leading meetings and developing a timeline for pre- and post-award activities.

Requirements: A Bachelors degree, or equivalent combination of relevant experience and education. Significant relevant, professional experience in a sponsored program environment. A candidate with a CRA is preferred.

Applicants should possess leadership and presentation skills and must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and successfully complete a criminal background check as required by federal law.

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!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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