Administrative and Office Specialist III

Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Oct 03, 2017
Closes
Oct 18, 2017
Function
Administrative
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Up to 24,000; commensurate with education and experience

Web Announcement :
Administrative Assistant (Part-Time)

The George Mason University Office of Communications and Marketing is seeking a highly organized and experienced part-time Administrative Assistant. 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: * Provide general administrative support to the Executive Assistant, Vice President, and directors within Communications and Marketing; * Serves as a backup for managing the calendar of the vice president and as the backup receptionist; * Coordinates meeting and conference room scheduling; provides support for standing and ad hoc committees; and * Provides project management support for special projects or tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience; * Demonstrated experience providing senior level administrative support with responsibility for calendar management, office management, and fiscal functions, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; * Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills, with the ability to work effectively with a diverse audience; * Exceptional computer and technical skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint; * Strong ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment, and ensure deadlines are met; * Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, with close attention to detail; * Demonstrated service-oriented approach; * Proven ability to work cooperatively with all levels including executives, faculty, staff, students, and the public; * Ability to adjust immediately to new priorities and demands, and respond well to rapidly changing initiatives; * Ability to work independently and take direction from others, resolve problems with limited supervision, and prioritize tasks; and * Ability to exercise confidentiality.

Preferred Qualifications: * Previous experience working a state agency highly desired; * Previous experience in higher education preferred; and * Experience working with eVA (Commonwealth of Virginia procurement system) and Ellucian Banner.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 09570z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by October 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.

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/!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

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 : 2017-10-16