Receptionist and Office Assistant - Office of the Dean

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Oct 21, 2019
Oct 22, 2019
Full Time
Receptionist and Office Assistant - Office of the Dean:

The George Mason University Office of the Dean, within the Volgenau School of Engineering, is looking for a part-time hourly (25 hours per week) non-student wage Receptionist and Office Assistant. 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: * Act as primary greeter for the Office of the Dean; * Manage conference room reservations and key distribution; * Maintain internal office documents, including internal phone lists; * Oversee setup and breakdown of the Lloyd Griffiths Conference Room; * Receive and distribute office mail; * Act as point of contact for weekly Faculty & Staff Coffees, send out reminder emails, setup conference room as needed; * Maintain the office's parking passes and order additional as needed; * Open and close kitchen and copy room, including but not limited to stocking copier and kitchen; * Monitor breakroom supplies and place orders as needed; * Monitor office supplies and provide list of needed items; * General office support activities, including but not limited to filing and answering phones.

Required Qualifications: * An associate degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience, and demonstrated relevant professional experience; and * Extensive knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, electronic calendaring, and e-mail

Preferred Qualifications and Skills: * Exceptional customer service skills; * Excellent verbal and written communication skills; * Experience in administrative services; * Experience with university applications/systems such as eVA and the Travel Request System; * Experience working in higher education or with the state of Virginia; * Ability to work with senior management personnel; * Ability to work independently and to complete multiple tasks within tight deadlines; * Ability to work effectively as a key member of an administrative support team in a dynamic, fast-paced, demanding environment with frequently changing priorities; and * Ability to handle matters with discretion and maintain absolute confidentiality in a highly visible office.

For full consideration, applicants must complete the online application at for position WG087z; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"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 Mason's 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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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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