Human Resources Assistant (Part-Time)

Fairfax, VA
Mar 29, 2017
May 05, 2017
Human Resources
Full Time

Job Category : Student Wage / Non-Student Wage

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Salary : Anticipated salary is $18-$20 per hour; commensurate with education and experience.

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Human Resources Assistant (Part-Time)

The George Mason University College of Science invites candidates to apply for a part-time Human Resources 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: Working approximately 15 to 20 hours per week, the incumbent will support the human resources function in the College of Science. In addition to providing general administrative support such as copying, filing, and delivering documents to other offices on campus, the incumbent will perform a wide array of HR duties including drafting and processing employment contracts and appointment memos, HR transaction forms, work authorization paperwork (visas), and other correspondences. The HR Assistant may also be asked to support the college’s recruitment processes, initiate electronic appointments, and work on ad hoc projects to support increasing the efficiency of daily operations. The most immediate anticipated projects include developing tools and resources to support recruitment, onboarding, and retention efforts.

Please note that this is a part-time position and the work schedule will not exceed an average of 29 hours per week.

Required Qualifications: * A solid foundation of knowledge in the practical application of human resources best practices; * Strong organization skills and attention to detail; * Intermediate to expert skill levels in Microsoft Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint; * Strong written and verbal communication skills; * Ability to work independently; * Process-oriented mindset; and * Experience maintaining confidential documentation.

Preferred Qualifications: * Experience working in an academic unit within a higher education environment and exposure to performing similar work; * Experience using flow chart and/or org chart software is a plus; * Experience analyzing data and creating pivot tables is highly desired; and * Experience using HRIS software such as Ellucian Banner or PeopleSoft is highly desired.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG7289 at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. All applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, and the advertisement will remain open until the position is filled.

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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.

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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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