The George Mason University, Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) seeks a dynamic individual to support the research efforts of Mason faculty as a Senior Contract Administrator. OSP supports external funding for research, scholarly and creative pursuits while ensuring the universitys financial, contractual and regulatory exposures are minimized. OSP provides guidance and support to the universitys community in its research efforts. 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.Responsibilities:
The incumbent will draft, review and negotiate grant and contract terms and conditions to ensure they are in compliance with university, state and federal requirements; will have a good working knowledge of the FAR and DFARS clauses, as well as export control laws, unclassified controlled information regulations, NIST security requirements and other areas involving data protection and security. The incumbent will coordinate with researchers, foreign and domestic sponsors and internal Mason units to ensure all required safeguards are put into place to ensure compliance with these federal requirements prior to acceptance of the award.Qualifications:
The applicant must have a demonstrated knowledge of federal, state and university rules and regulations related to grants and contracts. State, federal or university contract experience is highly preferred. In addition, the individual must have highly developed time-management, problem-resolution, and organizational skills. The individual should be able to foster an environment that supports teamwork, collaboration, and high-quality customer service. The applicant must further possess outstanding oral and written communication skills and strong attention to detail.
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.