Mason Talent Temporary Position Pool - Senior Executive Assistant/Scheduler

Fairfax, VA, VA
Apr 24, 2018
Mar 21, 2019
Full Time

Job Category : Student Wage / Non-Student Wage

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Mason Talent Temporary Position Pool - Senior Executive Assistant/Scheduler

The George Mason University Mason Talent Program is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic individual to serve as a part-time, temporary, Senior Executive Assistant/Scheduler. 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.


  • Acknowledge and prioritize requests, and schedule and manage the calendar for a high-level, high-demand individual;
  • Intercept and interpret requests for appointments, and prioritize and recognize what needs the executive’s personal attention;
  • Make travel arrangements, accommodation reservations, and outside appointments as necessary;
  • Take on special interest projects on an as needed basis;
  • Prepare and edit correspondence;
  • Act as a confidential assistant to the executive in all personnel matters and maintain the highest degree of discretion, sensitivity and objectivity at all times;
  • Act as a conduit of information, data and feedback between different offices across the university;
  • Proactively anticipate how events and initiatives will coincide and impact the office;
  • Assist with special projects; and
  • Will provide senior-level administrative support for special initiatives for the office.

Required Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated significant experience working in a high-volume, fast-paced office;
  • Demonstrated significant experience with executive calendar management;
  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks accurately under pressure;
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently;
  • Ability to handle highly confidential information with discretion and professionalism;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communications skills including the ability to work effectively with, and relate well to, staff and external constituents at all levels of the university;
  • Extensive experience in executive administrative support; and
  • Experience with collaboration and communication with diverse individuals with differing needs.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Higher education experience or public workforce;
  • Proficient experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint; and
  • Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience highly preferred.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply at; 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!

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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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