Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Fairfax, VA
Aug 10, 2017
Sep 28, 2017
Full Time

Job Category : Student Wage / Non-Student Wage

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Part-Time Administrative Assistant

George Mason University’s Division of Special Education and disAbility Research, within the College of Education and Human Development, seeks a part-time administrative assistant for the Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities (KIHd). 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 position will provide administrative support and reporting for special education faculty working on a variety of grant proposals and externally funded projects. Duties include:

General Administrative Support: * Track deadlines for proposal submissions and required reporting on funded projects; * Monitor schedule of the Director, and coordinate meetings and some selected events; * Provide supporting materials for all meetings, proposals, and reports; and * Assist faculty with proposal preparation, including collecting data and maintaining university, college, and departmental scholar outcomes database.

Grant and Projects Support: * Provide administrative and programmatic support to KIHd faculty and other faculty as directed in the implementation of academic and nonacademic grants and research projects; * Assist with the distribution and retrieval of federal, state, or other sponsor data collection and reporting (e.g., annual VDOE/OSEP/IES/NSF federal grant student survey, OSEP/NCSO service obligation tracking system); * Gather data as instructed by faculty and enter into sponsor databases, such as the OSEP online database for processing and reporting purposes; * Import data from the Qualtrics server and assist with data reports as needed; * Maintain templates used for specific sections of grant proposal submissions; and * Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: * Must be exceptionally detail-oriented and organized; * Have excellent written and verbal communications skills as well as analytical and synthesis skills; * Possess the ability to interact with principal investigators, sponsors, contractors, and customers; and be able to take initiative and work independently; and * At least one year of experience in an administrative position, including extensive background in the use of word processing and Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software as well as proficiency in database systems.

Preferred Qualifications: * Experience in higher education.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG6236 at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter (addressing your specific interest in the position, and skills and experiences that directly relate to this position), resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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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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