Grants & Programs Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Low to mid $50K. Commensurate with education and experience.
Jan 21, 2022
Feb 22, 2022
Program Manager
Full Time
Grants and Programs CoordinatorThe George Mason University, Department of English is seeking a financial services specialist (Grants and Programs Coordinator) to provide grants and budget support for programs and individual faculty Principal Investigators. 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.Responsibilities:Process, track and reconcile all financial transactions and budgetary commitments for assigned grants and orgs;Recommend action and provide intervention on account discrepancies; Maintain spreadsheets for tracking all grants and assigned department accounts;Maintain and update fiscal files to meet audit requirements;Act as liaison to the CHSS Budget Office, General Accounting, Purchasing, and the Office of Sponsored Programs; andProvide support for Principal Investigators, Watershed Lit Center Program Directors, Office Manager, and Department Chair.Required Qualifications:Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication;Motivated self-starter;Ability to work in a team environment;Prior experience with fiscal processing;Knowledge of budget and fiscal practices supporting an academic department, including purchasing, invoice payments, reimbursements;Ability to accurately record, process and reconcile fiscal transactions;Ability to effectively utilize and navigate databases and spreadsheets;Ability to seek information independently and remain current on all Mason procurement policies and processes; andProactive and detail oriented, with the ability to multi-task and prioritize time sensitive tasks with a high level of accuracy. Preferred Qualifications:Experience working in an academic unit within a university setting;Prior experience with sponsored funding and/or reconciliations;Prior experience with university systems;Prior knowledge of university fiscal policies;Experience and familiarity working with P-card, eVA, MicroStrategy, and Ellucian Banner; andPrior grant management experience is a plus.

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.

"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 Mason's 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."

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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