Administrative Office Specialist III

Fairfax, VA
Aug 03, 2017
Aug 18, 2017
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Project Coordinator, Department of Nutrition and Food Studies

The George Mason University Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, within the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS), is seeking to fill a Project Coordinator 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: This grant-funded, part-time (32 hour per week) position will provide support to the Project Director of a newly funded Potomac Health Foundation grant. This is a restricted position and cannot be guaranteed beyond this award. Responsibilities include providing administrative support to the Project Director and Co-Directors, as well as coordinating day-to-day operations and project management tasks. Other duties include, but are not limited to: staff/student training, planning activities, assisting with participant recruitment and scheduling, completing data entry and analysis reports, serving as liaison with community partners, organizing monthly Vidas Activas, famaLias saludablEs (VALÉ) team and Community Advisory Board meetings, and preparation of meeting agenda and minutes.

Required Qualifications: * B.Sc. degree or equivalent; * Bilingual, fluent in written and spoken Spanish; * Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment in accomplishing a variety of tasks under deadlines; * Experience in using Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.); and * Access to reliable transportation.

Preferred Qualifications: * M.Sc. degree; * Candidate must be detail-oriented; * Possess commendable organizational and correspondence skills; * Experience with statistical software (SPSS, SAS); * Ability to manage a team of staff and students; and * Comfortable working with children.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 10529z at by August 16, 2017; 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.

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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.

Job Close Date : 2017-08-16

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