Outreach Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jul 23, 2022
Sep 01, 2022
Program Manager
Full Time
Outreach Coordinator (Part-Time)The George Mason University Department of History and Art History is seeking a dependable, well-organized, detail-oriented Outreach Coordinator to serve as a key department administrative professional, independently managing several critical administrative projects and tasks for various constituents within and outside the History and Art History Department, in a prompt, accurate, and efficient manner.George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity. We are home to one of the country's most diverse student populations - the most diverse in the Commonwealth of Virginia - and pride ourselves on being one of the few institutions that has equally high graduation rates for students of all backgrounds. Having a diverse faculty and staff is an important strategic focus for Mason and we strongly encourage candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academically and culturally inclusive environment.About the Department:The mission of the Department is to educate graduate and undergraduate students at George Mason University in the fields of history and art history. We maintain a reputation for excellence in traditional subfields as well as in the cutting-edge areas of digital and public history.Responsibilities:The person in this position reports to the department Office Manager. Primary duties include:Department receptionist answering phone calls, monitoring department voicemail, and assisting visitors and students;Manages various department administrative tasks to include items such as key control, space utilization, department contact lists and mailboxes, supply tracking, work orders, and syllabi collection and publication;Serves as the department travel coordinator managing pre-approvals and reimbursements, remaining current on state and university policies;Acts as the communication coordinator, managing production of the department newsletter, assisting the office manager with student awards, and updating the staff and faculty listings on the department website;Assists faculty search committees with document management and distribution of information;Serves as the department's Equipment Liaison managing and tracking the department's equipment inventory and assisting faculty with computer issues;Serves as the department's Records Management Coordinator;Manages the desk copy process for instructional faculty; andHandles any ad hoc projects assigned by the Office Manager.Required Qualifications:A bachelor's degree, or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required;Detail-oriented with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously;Strong written and oral communication skills;Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and with using web-conferencing software (e.g. Zoom, MS Teams);Strong problem-solving skills;Experience communicating and interacting with constituents across levels of organization; andAbility to work independently, take initiative, and collaborate in a robust team environment.Preferred Qualifications:Experience in a higher education academic department setting.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; 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 jobs.gmu.edu/!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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