Part-Time Development Assistant

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jul 23, 2022
Aug 16, 2022
Full Time
Part-Time Development Assistant - University LibrariesThe George Mason University Libraries is recruiting a part-time Development Assistant to be a member of the Development Team within the Office of the Dean of the University Libraries and University Librarian. 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 Position:This position's responsibilities will support functions and general duties for the Director of Development for the University Libraries. The incumbent will assist in all matters related to the development operations of the team, to include: preparing donor acknowledgement letters as well as endowment letters, correspondence; managing and reviewing donor records, reports, and files, as well as running confidential donor reports and mailing lists; preparing materials for the University Libraries Advisory Board and donors; general duties as assigned. Incumbent will work on university systems such as Microsoft Office 365 and interface with a new CRM (SalesForce).Required Qualifications:Demonstrated office experience; computer skills to include Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; capability of learning to use university administrative systems; excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills; ability to work both independently and as a member of a team; ability to work under pressure and with deadlines; ability to follow complex instructions; ability to work in a confidential manner; and a professional demeanor.This is a part-time, 29-hours-per-week, non-benefited position in an office that is open year-round.About the Department:The George Mason University library system, comprised of a large central library and three other distinctive libraries, is located on three campuses in the Northern Virginia metropolitan Washington, D.C., region. One of Virginia's leading academic research libraries, Mason Libraries continues to gain steadily in national stature as it transforms in all areas that are key to a 21st century research library-innovative technologies and services, expert library faculty and skilled staff members, growing collections, publishing, modern facilities, and transformational partnerships. Visit us at for more information.

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"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.

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