Research Administrator, Post Award

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Nov 03, 2021
Feb 01, 2022
Full Time
Research Administrator, Post Award The George Mason University, Department of Psychology is seeking a financial services specialist (Research Administrator, Post Award) to provide post award research administration services to department faculty and oversight of research post award activities. 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. About the Position: The Research Administrator will use knowledge of grant and contract management rules and regulations, technical expertise and analytical skills to support a variety of post award research activities. Activities will include: regular review, reconciliation and forecasting of award finances; preparing adjustments and corrections to award budgets, preparing financial reports and ensuring all financial requirements have been met in compliance with university, state, federal and sponsor guidelines. The Research Administrator will interact regularly with and provide high quality customer service to faculty members, conducting research activities, and coordinate with CHSS Dean's Office and the Office of Sponsored Programs. Required Qualifications: A minimum of 3 years' experience related to grants and contracts management. Any equivalent combination of relevant education and/or work experience may be considered;Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel;Strong numeric skills and reconciliation ability; Demonstrated ability in research financial management;Knowledge and experience with Banner Financial systems and/or demonstrated ability to learn complex electronic systems;Motivated self-starter; High-level excellent customer service skills; Strong ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines; Attention to detail; Ability to work in a team environment; andExcellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication. Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in a business or financial field;Experience in higher education institutions; andCertified Research Administrator.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 00920z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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