Temporary Administrative Assistant

Arlington, VA, VA
Oct 25, 2018
Apr 03, 2019
Full Time

Job Category : Student Wage / Non-Student Wage

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Salary : $16.00/hour

Web Announcement :
Temporary Administrative Assistant

George Mason University, University Life seeks a professional to fill a temporary part-time (24 hours/week) non-student wage Administrative Assistant position on the Arlington campus. 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.

Incumbent will be responsible for purchasing and billing, managing day-to-day office operations (i.e., phone and equipment coordination, event scheduling). This position will also serve as the primary point of contact for walk-in traffic and phone calls; will provide information and materials to students, faculty and staff; and will greet students for scheduled appointments and assist students with use of office and virtual resources. Candidate will also assist with planning, set-up, and execution of student events and initiatives. Additional administrative and programmatic support duties will be assigned as needed.

Applicants should desire working in a fun, student-focused team environment where priorities change rapidly and customer service, as well as effective communication, is considered essential. The selected candidate must have superior communication and customer service skills, excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize work, and ability to multitask and to be detail-oriented. Priority will be given to applicants with a bachelors degree or greater, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; prior experience working in a higher education environment; and/or prior experience with event planning and scheduling.

For confidentiality purposes, the incumbent may not be a current student at George Mason University. For consideration, applicants must be available to work a minimum of 20 hours a week, but preference will be given to candidates available 24 hours a week. Preferred hours are Monday-Thursday 1:00pm-7:00 pm, with occasional need for extended evening hours to support events.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, please apply to position WG7770 at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete the staff application; and attach cover letter, resume, and a list of professional references with contact information.

MasonAd : George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. Enrollment is over 32,000, with students studying in over 185 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William. George Mason University, Where Innovation Is Tradition!

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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