Administrative and Office Specialist III

Fairfax, VA, VA
May 17, 2018
Jun 27, 2018
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

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Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Administrative Assistant to the Director

The Division of Special Education and Disability Research in George Mason University’s College of Education and Human Development seeks applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant to the Director. 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: The division is seeking an experienced administrative assistant who will support the Director of the division by providing assistance to various projects and programs within the division, including academic and outreach program management, accreditation, admissions, reporting, and curriculum development. Responsibilities include scheduling internal and external meetings, following up on pending actions, making travel arrangements, preparing travel authorizations and reimbursements, editing and drafting documents, developing specific databases, collecting data, and ad hoc support to various initiatives as assigned by the Director.

Additionally, this position will serve as liaison between the division faculty and the director and as human resources (HR) liaison to the Dean’s Office, working closely with the Director and the college central administration to prepare and track HR paperwork related to hiring, resignations, and employment visa sponsorships. Responsibilities also include working with the Director on annual program and personnel evaluations, and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: Candidates must be exceptionally organized and detail-oriented; have the ability to interpret and apply policies, procedures and guidelines with a high-level of fidelity and reliability; be capable of prioritizing multiple tasks; and be able to take initiative and work independently. Demonstrated experience in an administrative position, excellent communication skills, and proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite are required.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in higher education.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 10023z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experiences that directly relate to this position.

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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 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.

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