Administrative and Office Specialist III

Fairfax, VA, VA
Aug 07, 2018
Oct 01, 2018
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

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Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Administrative & Office Specialist III

The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) is seeking an experienced, Fairfax-based administrative support professional for the College’s Division of Sport, Recreation and Tourism (SRT) and its Director. The Division, which offers a diverse array of undergraduate and graduate programs, is in the process of transitioning to the Fairfax campus after being based at the Science and Technology campus for the past two decades. 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: This position is designed to be the primary administrative point of contact for the SRT Division. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate the hiring and contract generation processes for the division’s adjunct faculty
  • Coordinate the generation of academic course schedules
  • Coordinate SRT space and equipment needs (key control, telephones, common areas)
  • Assist SRT Academic Advisors (e.g., coordinate processing of student forms)
  • Serve as the division liaison with College support personnel focused on fiscal services, alumni relations, and technology support (including monitoring of SRT’s web presence)
  • Provide administrative support for book orders, course evaluations, travel authorizations and reimbursements, curriculum change protocols, and accreditation-related processes
  • Manage SRT and academic program listservs
  • Attend Division and Program meetings as needed
  • Oversee student workers and workflow Required Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) and experience coordinating administrative tasks in an office setting are required. Candidates must have effective communication and organizational skills and experience with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint). Candidates must also have the ability to work with a team and to take proactive responsibility for coordinating the administrative aspects of the team’s academic activities.

Preferred Qualifications: A Master’s degree is preferred. Experience with systems specific to Mason, such as Banner, Blackboard, E-VA, CIM, and EPAF, would also be an asset.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 10255z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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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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