Personnel Operations Assistant

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience
May 29, 2022
Jun 12, 2022
Full Time
Personnel Operations Assistant The George Mason University, Office of the Provost, is looking for a part-time, non-student wage assistant to support Personnel Operations with the Provost Administration Team. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Office of the Provost:The Office of the Provost provides leadership, management, and guidance to support and achieve the academic mission for George Mason University. The various colleges, schools, and institutes rely on the office for constant programmatic support, planning assistance, policy expertise, and exceptional customer service. In addition, the Office of the Provost plays a crucial and high-profile role with the University's governing board, the Board of Visitors. This team is integral in the development, planning, and implementation of academic initiatives and policy that provides critical personnel support for the faculty and central support to the units that connects the Office of the Provost with Mason's academic, administrative and local communities.About the Position:The Personnel Operations Assistant will primarily focus on providing personnel and human resources support for departments in the Academic Administration and Academic Affairs Piers.Responsibilities:Coordinate the hiring and onboarding of part-time employees;Create, route and execute contracts for Faculty;Submit personnel changes for Faculty and Staff as requested for approval;Create and maintain various reports for the Office of the Provost Piers;Monitor personnel and transaction requests in Microsoft Teams;Provide administrative support to the Personnel Operations Team;Assist in ad hoc projects as needed;General office tasks including filing, copying, scanning, faxing, maintaining personnel records, etc., as needed.Required Qualifications:Higher education degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience;Experience working in a high-paced office setting;Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word;Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information;Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment;Detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize multiple projects.Preferred Qualifications:Experience in higher education;Knowledge of Ellucian Banner;Experience using EMC Application Xtender Web Access or similar indexing software systems;Experience creating and editing Adobe Acrobat PDF files.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG468z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.