Administrative and Office Specialist III

Fairfax, VA, VA
Jul 19, 2018
Sep 14, 2018
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Resource Management Assistant

The George Mason University, School of Business is looking for an energetic, organized and detail oriented Resource Management Assistant to support the Procurement and Administration team in the Dean’s Office. This is a full-time classified staff position with full benefits. 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 Resource Management Assistant position has responsibilities in the following areas:

  • Administrative Support which includes:
  • Supporting the administration of the financial Control System which requires the integration and utilization of data using appropriate systems such as eVA, Sodexho or generation of hard copy documentation for goods and services required and as assigned;
  • Processing travel authorizations and requests through the Travel Request system;
  • Generating vouchers for payment of authorized expenditures from the University Foundation;
  • Processing credit card purchases when authorized;
  • Serving as customer service representative in the dean’s office for all procurement and related inquiries from school personnel; and
  • Serving as initial point of contact in the dean’s office for eVA, Purchasing, and Travel Offices.
  • General office administration which includes:
  • Working in conjunction with Dean’s Office colleagues to support the human resources, reporting, accreditation and general office administration functions for the school as needed.
  • Special Project Work:
  • Execute special projects and assignments in accordance with directions and time frames as established by the Associate Director of Procurement and Administration.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Excellent computer skills with working knowledge of all applications in Microsoft Office, database expertise, and e-mail and network applications;
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work with others to achieve results; and
  • Good citizenship and the ability to work well with colleagues. Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in a higher education environment;
  • Experience with the Commonwealth of Virginia’s procurement system (eVA);
  • Experience purchasing goods and services for an organization;
  • Experience processing travel authorizations and reimbursements for an organization;
  • Excellent communication, analytical, strategic thinking and organizational skills; and
  • Proactive problem solving skills, attention to detail, ability to motivate, and ability to learn new tasks quickly.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02831z at by August 2, 2018; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and list of professional references. We will contact you directly if we require additional materials. Review of applications will begin on August 2, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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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 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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