Finance and Administration Graduate Assistant (12 Month)

Position Description

This is a 12-month administrative assistantship (20 hrs/wk) that supports the Finance and Administration Department at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. 



  • Reconcile University issued credit card logs
  • Assist with the month end close
  • Ensure accurate financial transactions
  • Process journal entries
  • Update invoice status in Podio (Internal Clarice System)


  • Provide backup support to inventory equipment
  • Manage The Clarice’s Record Retention Data Entry
  • Check front desk voicemail and route all calls to appropriate personnel
  • Other administrative duties as assigned



  • 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

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter via email to Lori Fraser, Business Manager, at

Type of opportunity: 
Finance and Administration
Student status: 
Best Consideration Date: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

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.