Advancement Assistant

Fairfax, VA, VA
Dec 06, 2018
Dec 24, 2018
Analyst, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Student Wage / Non-Student Wage

Working hours :

Salary : $15.00 per hour

Web Announcement :
Advancement Assistant

The George Mason University, University Life Advancement is seeking a part-time Advancement Assistant to support the strategic, active management of philanthropic efforts within the division of University Life. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellent and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

The Advancement Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative support through meeting management, fiscal reporting and tracking, event logistics, database management, donor stewardship and office management tasks.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; Strong organization and time-management skills, with a proven track record of executive administrative work; Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously; Strong written and oral communication skills; Demonstrated ability to work independently, take initiative, and meet deadlines; Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism; proficiency in Microsoft Office suite; Ability to interact with stakeholders from a wide range of professional and cultural backgrounds; Must be available and accessible for up to 20 hours per week; Occasional weekend or night work will be expected as it relates to events.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with advancement software and/or databases; Experience working in higher education or non-profit setting.

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!

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.

Job Close Date : 2018-12-20

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