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Part-Time Scheduling and Event Coordinator

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA
$24 per hour
Closing date
Nov 7, 2023

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Program Manager
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)

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Part-Time Scheduling and Event Coordinator - average 29 hours/weekThis is a non-student wage position. Current GMU students not eligible to apply. Head into the fall season of 2023 with a new job as a Virginia state employee. The Office of Events Management at George Mason University's Mason Square (Arlington) campus is ready to hire (as in immediately) a Part-Time Scheduling and Event Coordinator. Be part of a team of professionals who assist with the successful support and execution of events at the Mason Square Campus (Arlington). George Mason 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.Wait, there's more. We offer some benefits to part-time employees. These benefits include tuition assistance, ability to contribute to a supplemental retirement plan, participation in the Staff Senate and wonderful discounts! Oh, and the $24/hr is nice.Here's what the job looks like (Responsibilities):You'll be responsible for the scheduling and coordination of events and other activities held at the Mason Square Campus (Arlington). Additional responsibilities include:Review and approve requests for space on the Mason Square Campus, to include all event requests for classrooms and event spaces;Troubleshoot issues with competing events - work with both internal and external clients to ensure space needs are met;Serve as the main administrator of the Mason Square Events email account and respond to event inquiries in a timely manner;Compile information for weekly event reporting;Work with internal and external clients to provide logistical guidance in support of the delivery of well-executive events at Mason Square, assisting with logistical arrangements, cost estimates, and information on support services;Work closely with security, parking, catering, and other support services to ensure scheduled events are supported;Work with an incredible team, including the Senior Event Manager and Audio-Visual Manager to ensure event Audio-Visual needs are understood and communicated to support staff; andRespond with appropriate urgency, flexibility, courtesy, and good judgment to meet customer needs and resolves issues.Required Qualifications:Must be a high school graduate;Possess outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively and efficiently with a diverse audience, including current university faculty and staff, alumni, donors, students, and the community;Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends;Must be able to safely and independently move items up to 50 pounds;Must have excellent verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; andPossess strong customer service, time management and organizational skills with high attention to detail.Preferred Qualifications:Experience with Resource25 or other event management scheduling programs;Knowledge of campus and event venues; andExperience working in higher education.You'll be busy. Now, fast forward a few months. You have made a noticeable contribution to the educational facilities of a major university. We know, it's a great gig. That's why we are looking for the best and want you to join us. Go Patriots!

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.


George Mason University is a university with three campuses, each with a distinctive academic focus that plays a critical role in the economy of its region. At each campus, students, faculty, and staff have full access to all the university's resources, while duplication of programs and support services is minimized through the use of technology. In addition to the main campus in Fairfax, the university has campuses in Arlington and Prince William Counties.

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