Fiscal Assistant – Federal Grants

Position Rank: Administrator II
Search Number: S22-004
Job Posted: Associate Director, Post Award Services

Southern Connecticut State University is an intentionally diverse and student-centered University dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good. Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus wide commitment to social justice.  Founded as a teacher’s college in 1893, Southern has evolved over the past century into a comprehensive public university of more than 8,000 students, offering graduate and undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. It is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System. The University is located in New Haven, a city rich with arts and culture, and less than 90 miles from New York City and 140 miles from Boston.

The Fiscal Assistant assists with general fiscal functions for federally funded grants and contracts at SCSU. The position will support multiple large federal grants.

Position Responsibilities

Creates and maintains various financial spreadsheets for tracking, recording, analyzing and reporting purposes.

Assists with meeting the financial information needs for reconciliations, invoicing and reporting for a variety of Federal sponsors, the University community, regulatory agencies and other external parties.

Assists in the operation and record-keeping process for systems on and off campus, including the on-line State payroll program Core-CT and Banner.

Assists with Business Office/accounting functions such as reconciliations, journal entries, financial and academic reports.

Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position.

Minimum Qualifications Required

Bachelor's degree in accounting or business-related field. Two years of work experience in accounting or business- related area. Demonstrated knowledge and ability in the use of personal computer equipment and standard office software including that supported by the University (Microsoft Office Suite). Credentials and/or experience substantially comparable to the above may also be considered.


For full consideration, please submit a letter of application, resume, and 3 professional references with contact information to Amy Taylor at by Friday June 17, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.


Southern Connecticut State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.