Financial Administrator Series - 2018

2018 Financial Administrator Series

The Financial Administrator Series (FAS) is a professional development opportunity for financial administrators at the UA. Participants in this program gain valuable insight into financial operations across the university and the opportunity to develop their leadership skills, institutional knowledge, and professional network. The program focuses on topics that mid- to high level financial administrators encounter in their positions, including:

  • Ethics
  • University Operations, Financial Management, Procurement and Contracting, Workforce Systems
  • Research Administration, Contracting, and the Sponsored Projects Lifecycle
  • University Budgeting
  • Risk Management Issues
  • Internal Controls, Financial Reporting, 
  • Legal Issues - The Office of General Counsel
  • The UA culture, networking, tours, and more

The series begins over 1.5 days in January and continues on 5 Tuesdays through May. Sessions are held at various locations across campus and include lunch.  The schedule follows:

  • January 23, 11:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • January 24, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • February 13, 8:30 am– 4:30 pm
  • March 6, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • April 3, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • April 24, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • May 15, 8:30 am– 4:30 pm

Applications for 2018 are now closed. The deadline for application submission was October 20, 2017.  Applicants will be informed of the selection results by November 15, 2017.