Administrative and Office Specialist III

Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Jan 27, 2017
Closes
Apr 03, 2017
Function
Administrative
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Mid- till high-$30,000s; commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Administrative Assistant - Disability Services

George Mason University Disability Services (DS) seeks an Administrative Assistant to perform a wide variety of administrative support functions for the department. 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: * Greet students and Mason community at the front desk; * Explain DS services and registration process and procedures; * Make referrals after assessing needs or concerns; * Answer phones and make appointments for office staff; * Work on special projects and perform general office administrative duties; * Document and monitor new files; * Manage note-taking services and smartpens; * Assist with the testing center duties and explain the testing center policies and procedures to students; and * Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: * Flexible with daily tasks and requests; * Detailed-oriented; * Effective communication and written skills; * Experience in Microsoft Office applications, database maintenance and data entry; * Ability and willingness to work as part of a team; * Proficient knowledge and editing capabilities of written English; and * Ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree; * Direct office experience; * Experience in Microsoft Publisher/Adobe software; * Knowledge of testing center policies; * Experience working with people with disabilities; and * Knowledge of the needs of students in higher educations.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 01810z at http://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.

MasonAd : 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 Masons 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/!

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Equity Statement : 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, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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