Administrative and Office Specialist III

Fairfax, VA
Feb 28, 2017
May 03, 2017
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

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Salary : Commensurate with education and experience

Web Announcement :
Employee Relations Assistant

The George Mason University Office of Human Resources and Payroll invite applications for the position of Employee Relations Assistant position. 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: The Employee Relations Assistant is a growth opportunity to gain experience in, and exposure to, the field of employee relations. This position will: * Provide a broad range of administrative and technical support to the Employee Relations team; * Ensure the confidentiality, efficiency and accuracy of employee and departmental information; * Serve as the initial point of contact, performing case intakes with all levels of employees in a diverse academic environment; * Compose and prepare correspondence; * Maintain calendars for the Assistant Vice President of Human Resources and two Employee Relations Consultants, coordinate meetings, maintain files/records, and follow up on inquiries; and * Create and maintain spreadsheets, databases and reports.

While the focus of this position is primarily administrative, depending on experience, the incumbent may prepare and deliver various types of presentations and may be involved with the delivery of conflict resolution and coaching efforts; as well as consulting on disciplinary, performance evaluation and grievance processes.

Required Qualifications: * Must be an independent, assertive self-starter; * Must have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and a commitment to quality customer service; * Must be able to independently manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate excellent written and interpersonal communication skills; * Must be able to remain calm even in an emotionally charged environment, and handle sensitive information in a professional and confidential manner; and * Experience with Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications: * Strong writing skills; * Bachelors degree; and * Prior experience working in human resources and/or employee relations.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02480z at; 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!

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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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