Administrative & Office Specialist III

Fairfax, VA, VA
Aug 16, 2018
Nov 13, 2018
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Office Manager - Honors College

The George Mason University Honors College invites applications for a highly-organized Office Manager. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. The University and the Honors College strongly encourage applications from candidates who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

The Honors College brings both university and general public attention to the increasing excellence of Mason’s student body and to the full spectrum of opportunities for academic achievement, professional development, and public service that Mason offers our most highly-motivated undergraduates. The Honors College provides academically talented students in all majors with an enriched academic and social environment that enhances their college experience. Through participation in unique, innovative, and challenging programs, students develop their full potential to lead and be active members of their local, national, and global communities.

Responsibilities: The Office Manager is responsible for coordinating a broad range of activities and facilitating communication among members of the Honors College office faculty and staff, as well as between the Honors College office and other units on campus. A primary responsibility is reconciling and keeping the budgets on track for the programs within the Honors College. Other administrative duties include hiring, training and supervising the office assistants (both classified staff and student office workers) as well as the study lounge monitor student workers; processing new hires; purchasing equipment and supplies; provide support for Honors College staff; and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of office procedures and current technology, including MS Office, email and web-based applications necessary to carry out the duties of this position.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Excellent customer service, organizational and communication skills.
  • Proven experience in budgeting.
  • Management skills to include making independent judgments and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities. Preferred Qualifications:
  • College degree preferred.
  • Experience performing a wide variety of complex duties in a higher education setting is 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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