Main CRESST site
1000 Hilltop Circle
[CSST job #09-002]
Business Manager for "CRESST-Central" Office at NASA/GSFC in Greenbelt, Md
UMBC Ad (position will also be advertised in the Baltimore Sun,
Washington Post and other media).
Primary Job Location
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center,
Center for Space Science &
Technology at the
University of Maryland, Baltimore County,
1000 Hilltop Circle,
on behalf of the
Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science & Technology (CRESST) consortium
Deadline for Applications
2009 Sep 15 24:00 EST
The Center for Research and Exploration in Space Sciences and Technology (CRESST) seeks a Business Manager to be responsible for carrying out the financial requirements associated with the CRESST Program Office. This position will serve as a central resource to all three partner institutions. Specific duties include: tracking monthly CRESST expenditures; preparing consolidated quarterly financial reports and annual budgets/projections; tracking scientific proposal submissions and results; assisting CRESST scientists and working with NASA and CRESST financial contacts to generate proposal budgets; analyzing variances between budgets and actuals; overseeing the acquisition control and tracking of Government furnished equipment; preparing ad-hoc detailed expense reports and forecasts upon request; and performing other duties as assigned.
The Center for Research and Exploration in Space Sciences and Technology (CRESST) is a consortium of three local institutions (UMBC, UMCP, and USRA) with a cooperative agreement with NASA’s Goddard Space and Flight Center (GSFC). Position reports directly to the CRESST Program Manager and indirectly to the CRESST Director and the UMBC Associate Director.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, or related field and at least three years experience in finance and accounting. Experience with a Federal Government contract environment, financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting and analysis, and Microsoft Excel will be viewed as desirable. Must have strong attention to detail.
Starting salary range mid 50’s to mid 60’s, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position is full-time and includes full University benefits package. This is a grant-funded position wherein employment is contingent upon the renewal of the grant and carries no layoff or reinstatement rights.
UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
For best consideration, submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references by September 15, 2009 (resumes will be accepted until the position is filled) to:
Dr. Ian George
1000 Hilltop Circle,
(or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org),
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
The Center for Space Science &
The CRESST Consortium
Other CRESST Scientists working on Fermi at NASA/GSFC