Mason Talent Temporary Position - Executive Assistant

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Oct 21, 2019
Oct 22, 2019
Full Time
Mason Talent Temporary Position - Administrative Specialist

George Mason University would like to invite you to apply for a temporary Executive Assistant position at the university. This is a temporary full-time position that will last for 6 weeks, with the responsibility of supporting a senior level university administrator or senior executive.

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 * Provide daily administrative support and routine project management for a Department Senior Executive.

Required Qualifications * Extensive experience providing executive support to a senior university administrator or senior executive; * Extensive experience with calendar management; * Exceptional computer and technical skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint; * Ability to learn GMU systems and establish working relationships across campus; * Strong ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and ensure deadlines are met; * Ability to prioritize projects and deadlines; * Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills, with the ability to work effectively with a diverse audience; * Exceptional organizational and time management skills; * Demonstrated service-oriented approach; * Must be collaborative and embrace a team-oriented environment; * Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment; * Ability to work independently and take direction from others to resolve problems, with limited supervision.

Preferred Qualifications * Previous experience working in a state agency or in higher education.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number TEMP13 at, complete and submit the online application, and upload a resume.

"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!

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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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