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PIJIP Graduate Assistant - Finance

Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University


AU’s Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP) seeks a graduate student to assist in the administration of a large research grant in which we partner with organizations and individuals around the world. 

Tasks may include 

  • managing budgets using excel and other programs;
  • establishing subcontracts and Professional Service Agreements; 
  • processing invoices; 
  • applying for reimbursements, 
  • record-keeping; 
  • generating regular financial reports;
  • and liaising with WCL and AU finance offices.

Work Environment

  • This is an external grant-funded job, and it is a non-Federal Wrok Study position

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • 20 to 27 hours per week.

Salary Range

  • $18-20 per hour, based on experience in finance administration work.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with experience in financial administration.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Knowledge of Excel, DATATEL, Microsoft BI, and the American University financial systems is desired. Applicants must be able to work with diverse constituencies and handle multiple tasks.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, planning, writing and organizational skills a must.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC