• George Mason University
  • Ashburn, VA
  • Nonprofit
  • Full-Time
  • 43901 Maiden Creek Ct

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Senior Grants Administrator

The George Mason University Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) invites applications for a Senior Grants Administrator responsible for managing pre- and post-award management for designated center/unit(s). 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 Masons academic and culturally inclusive environment. 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.


The Senior Grants Administrator facilitates and coordinates with university faculty, departments and central offices to ensure the successful administration of externally sponsored funding. The areas of responsibility include proposal development, award acceptance, fund setup, review of awards and compliance requirements, rebudgeting, and problem resolution.


Experience in a university or nonprofit setting is highly desirable. Knowledge of federal regulations pertaining to sponsored research, highly developed oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and the ability to be detail-oriented and to multitask are very important. Computer skills that include experience with Microsoft Office, financial management systems, and electronic grant administration; and experience in a team environment are highly desirable.

A bachelors degree in business, accounting or a related field of study; or a combination of education and experience is strongly preferred. Candidates with a CRA (Certified Research Administrator) certification are further preferred.

The successful applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and successfully complete a criminal background check as required by federal law.

Associated topics: fund, funding, grant, grant administration, grant administrator, grant management, proposal

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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