Event Assistant

Arlington, VA, VA
Apr 10, 2018
Apr 26, 2018
Analyst, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Student Wage / Non-Student Wage

Working hours :

Salary : $11/hour

Web Announcement :
Arlington Campus Event Assistant Position

The Arlington Office of Events Management is seeking part-time event assistants to work between 10-20 hours per week, including evenings and weekends, starting at $11/hour. The emphasis of this position is to coordinate event set-ups; provide A/V support for conferences, meetings and celebrations; and, to provide quality service to all clients during their event. 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.

Required Qualifications: The successful candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively and efficiently, individually and on a team, serving a diverse audience, including current university faculty and staff, alumni, donors, students and external clients. The candidate must be able to exercise sound and independent judgment and be able to prioritize multiple tasks. This individual must function within well-defined guidelines and procedures to resolve routine issues. The position involves the set-up and breakdown of event equipment and furniture. Applicants must have the ability to lift up to 50lbs independently. A high school diploma, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications: The candidate should be able to make independent and logical decisions and be proactive to resolve problems. Experience in an event support role is a plus.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; 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 : 2018-04-24

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