Program Assistant

Fairfax, VA
$18-$22/hour; Commensurate with experience.
Jul 18, 2023
Oct 05, 2023
Program Manager
Full Time
Program AssistantThe Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is seeking an organized, energetic, self-motivated individual to work approximately 20-25 hours per week as a part-time Program Assistant. 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.Responsibilities:Provide administrative support for inclusive excellence programs;Serve as the initial point of contact for the inclusive excellence programs;Oversee the day-to-day management of programs, including operational functions such as scheduling meetings and activities, managing electronic communication, event planning, and budget management;Communicate effectively with different stakeholders, students, faculty, staff, alumni, and external partners;Provide timely management and follow through of various projects in support of the activities involving the Inclusive Excellence Unit in the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion;Meet regularly with the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Partnership and senior leaders in the Inclusive Excellence Unit to ensure programming needs are met and are in alignment with unit needs; andOther related duties as assigned.Required Qualifications:Ability to prioritize competing deadlines, follow through, and be flexible;Ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive information with discretion and professionalism;Ability to self-manage work to ensure timely completion of activities;Ability to collaborate with diverse individuals with differing needs at all levels of the organization;Demonstrated skills planning events, including scheduling and managing electronic communication;Demonstrated written and oral communication skills;Demonstrated attention to detail and organizational skills;Effective interpersonal communication and customer service skills, including tact and diplomacy; andExperience using Microsoft Office suite (especially Excel), internet and e-mail.

For full consideration, applicants must apply 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.

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