Finance & Administration Graduate Assistant

Position Summary

This is a 12-month administrative assistantship (20 hrs/wk).
Provide support to the Finance and Administration Department of The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.



  • Manage and reconcile purchasing card transactions. 
  • Manage and reconcile travel card transactions.
  • Provide back-up support and assistance to maintain monthly reconciliation of accounts payable and receive functions at The Clarice. 
  • Provide back-up support and assistance with monthly closing process ensuring accurate financial transactions.


  • Provide back-up support and assistance with the processing of student and contingent worker paperwork. 
  • Provide back-up support for equipment inventory. 
  • Manage The Clarice’s Federal Work Study account and monitor student balances.
  • Manage The Clarice’s Record Retention.



  • Must be enrolled in a degree program as a full-time graduate student at the University of Maryland.


  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, with an emphasis on accuracy and attention detail, required.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and adhere to deadlines. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and follow complex written and oral instructions, even during busy times. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Suites (with emphasis on Microsoft Excel and Adobe Acrobat).

To apply

Submit application online at EJOBS.UMD.EDU. Applicants are required to submit a resume, cover letter and a list of references. For best consideration, apply by Wednesday, November 22, 2017.

Type of opportunity: 
Finance and Administration
Student status: 
Best Consideration Date: 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.