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James L Mosley, MS., MBA.

James (Jim) Mosley is a Program Analyst with the USGS Mineral Resources Program (MRP) in Reston, VA.

James' primary role as a Program Analyst is to implement and maintain resource use and administrative support to the Mineral Resources Program (MRP). His responsibilities include providing routine budgetary and financial advice to project personnel regarding processes, procedures, regulations, and requirements for agreements and reimbursable sales orders for Technology Transfer compliance for collaborative research programs. Jim also provides guidance to project personnel regarding process, procedures, policy, regulations, and requirements for human resources support as well as Financial Operating Procedures (FOP).

In addition, Jim performs quality assurance and quality control activities, that include collaboration with Science Center Director, Associate Science Center Directors, and project personnel to initiate and implement Laboratory Quality Management System (QMS) requirements. Finally, Jim is currently a member of the QMS team as a QAS to ensure quality controls are included as described in the Energy and Minerals Mission Area Quality Assurance Requirements.

Professional Experience

  • 2020 to present – U.S. Geological Survey Program Analyst, Geology, Energy & Minerals Science Center

  • 2014 to 2020 – U.S. Geological Survey Program Analyst, Eastern Energy Resource Science Center (EERSC) and Eastern Mineral & Environmental Resource Science Center (EMERSC) with previous experience from the Office of Policy and Analysis (OPA), Reston, VA

  • 06/2010 to 07/2013, Supervisor, Dietz & Watson, Inc. – Baltimore, MD. for Production and Laboratory QA/QC Services. 

  • 06/2003 to 06/2010, Supervisor, Smithfield, Inc. - Landover, MD. for Production and QA/QC Laboratory Services.

  • 06/2000 to 06/2003, Supervisor, Tmesys/Pharmerica for Pharmacy Services Center - Tampa, FL.

  • 06/1991 to 06/2000, Clinical Trials Coordinator, Tampa General Hospital/University of South Florida Medical School Pharmaceutical Research Clinic – Tampa, FL.

  • 06/1983 to 06/1990, Technical Writer, United States Army, 62 Bravo – Heavy Equipment Repair Manual Technical Writer for New Equipment

Education and Certifications

  • M.B.A., University of Maryland University College – Adelphia, MD.

  • M.S. Biotechnology and Regulatory Affairs, University of Maryland University College – Adelphia, MD. (Honors graduate)

  • B.S. Microbiology & Biotechnology, University of Maryland University College – Adelphia, MD. & University of South Florida - Tampa, Fl.

Honors and Awards

  • USGS Group Honor Award for Excellence in Service, 05/18/2018

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