Administrative and Office Specialist III

Arlington, VA, VA
Jul 18, 2018
Sep 26, 2018
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

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Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Program Assistant

The Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) is dedicated to the scholarly analysis of intellectual property rights and the technological, commercial, and creative innovation they facilitate. CPIP explores how stable and effective property rights in innovation and creativity can foster successful and flourishing individual lives and national economies.

Through a wide array of academic and public policy programming, CPIP brings together scholars, industry leaders, inventors, creators, and policymakers to examine foundational questions and current controversies concerning patents, copyrights, and other intellectual property rights. Ultimately, CPIP seeks to promote a healthy academic discussion, grounded in rigorous scholarship, and a well-informed public policy debate about the importance of intellectual property.

CPIP is looking for a Program Assistant to join our team. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Programs Assistant will support CPIP’s programs and administrative operations. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the CPIP team, working closely with the center’s staff in a dynamic, rewarding environment. 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: * Assisting with CPIP’s administrative operations, including answering phones, responding to emails and directing inquiries to the correct resources, maintaining databases/files, updating and organizing contacts information and email lists, ordering office supplies, and other projects as assigned. * Providing administrative support for CPIP’s events and programs, including calendar management, assisting with attendee travel questions/requests, making arrangements with graphic design/printing and AV vendors, and formatting and distributing meeting materials. * Supporting CPIP staff with scheduling, communications, and organizational needs, including planning and booking travel arrangements and assisting with expense reimbursement. Required Qualifications: * A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience Preferred Qualifications: * A strong interest in promoting innovation and creativity through CPIP’s academic and policy mission * Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills * Excellent computer skills and willingness to learn new software * Highly self-motivated and detail-oriented with an ability to advance projects in a self-directed way * Flexibility in responding to new projects and assignments as they arise

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a one-page cover letter, a one-page 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.

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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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