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 FY19 awards exceeding $175M. 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.
- Manages 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;
- Serves 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;
- Serves as a member of the OSP management team;
- Assigns work to team members and tracks 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;
- 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.
- Bachelor’s 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;
- Should possess leadership and presentation skills and must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, applicants must apply by June 5 at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
Candidates must be:
- A citizen of the United States;
- A person who is a lawful permanent resident of the United States (a “Green Card” holder);
- A person who is a “protected individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3); or
- A person who is otherwise able to become generally eligible to receive unclassified technical data pursuant to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.