Administrative Assistant, Student Success (Part-Time)

Fairfax, VA, VA
Nov 01, 2018
Nov 19, 2018
Full Time

Job Category : Student Wage / Non-Student Wage

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Administrative Assistant, Student Success (Part-Time) College of Education and Human Development

The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) Office of Student and Academic Affairs (SAA) invites applications for a part-time, non-student/student wage Administrative Assistant, Student Success who will provide administrative support to the CEHD Student Success Team and assist with front desk operations, student success initiatives, and events. Located just a short distance from Washington, D.C., CEHD is a dynamic academic unit committed to innovation and excellence in its research and teaching activities. The College offers a wide-range of academic programs through its Graduate School of Education and its School of Recreation, Health and Tourism. For a full description of the College’s diverse program offerings see 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.

The Administrative Assistant, Student Success, reporting to the Director of Student Success, will be responsible for performing the following functions:

  • Provide general administrative support to the CEHD Student Success Team, including the Student Success Coordinator, Student Retention Coordinator, Student Communications Coordinator, Student Enrichment Coordinator, and Office Manager;
  • Offer planning, logistical, and staffing support for events, workshops, campaigns, and activities powered by CEHD SAA; and
  • Assist with front desk operations including greeting and assisting visitors to CEHD SAA; delivering quality customer service; assessing visitor needs; making appropriate referrals; scheduling appointments; and answering incoming calls.

Required Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience * Demonstrated experience providing administrative support to professional staff * Demonstrated experience organizing, or assisting with, events, workshops, and/or activities * Demonstrated experience performing office functions such as answering multiline phones, scheduling appointments, and greeting and assisting visitors * Excellent skills with Microsoft Office suite, namely Word, PowerPoint, and Excel * Strong database experience * Strong attention to detail * Ability to adapt to changes in a fast-paced, interactive work environment * Excellent customer service skills * Strong ability to multitask and prioritize * Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills * Strong work ethic and passion for student success Preferred Qualifications: * Experience working in a higher education environment with diverse student populations * Experience proofreading and editing * Experience with photography/videography and/or photo/video editing and archiving * Experience using desktop publishing software * Experience using Ellucian Banner, Student Success Collaborative, and/or customer relationship management (CRM), such as Salesforce

Special Instructions :

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

Job Close Date : 2018-11-15

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