Training Assistant, Organizational Development and Learning

Fairfax, VA
$14/hr; Commensurate with education and experience.
Jun 18, 2021
Jun 19, 2021
Full Time
Training Assistant, Organizational Development and Learning

The George Mason University, Organizational Development and Learning team is looking for an organized, detail oriented administrative assistant to support their team of trainers in the areas of customer service, logistics, scheduling support and materials preparation, as well as scheduling support for the Assistant Vice President for HR Strategy and Talent Management. 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.

Position Summary: The Training Assistant position will require general office experience including experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and managing multiple busy e-mail accounts. The incumbent must be able to multitask and prioritize daily activities and events and must demonstrate follow-up and attention to detail. Customer service and organizational skills as well as the ability to conduct self in a professional manner are a must. Someone who has had previous work experience in a human resources/payroll environment and/or university setting would be highly preferred for this role.

This will be a temporary position that will last until Nov/Dec 2021.

Responsibilities: * Scheduling and logistics, including managing multiple calendars, for trainings, events, and meetings; * Managing a high volume of incoming scheduling requests and prioritizing time sensitive scheduling with other responsibilities; * Working with administrative assistants and stakeholders from multiple departments; * Event/meeting set up via virtual meeting platforms such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams; * Preparation of training materials; * Updating content in learning management system; * Responding to multiple e-mail inboxes.

Required Qualifications: * Experience with Microsoft Office and scheduling via Outlook/Office 365; * Knowledge and experience working with virtual meeting platforms such as Microsoft Teams and Zoom; * Ability to demonstrate follow up and attention to detail; * Superior organizational, prioritizing and customer service skills; * Strong and clear communication skills; * Ability to work with a team and independently.

Preferred Qualifications: * Experience working with a learning management system; * Experience moderating virtual meetings/trainings, including managing back-end functions while someone else facilitates; * Administrative experience at an executive assistant level and/or scheduling/logistics for a group of people/events.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG139z at; complete and submit the online application; 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 from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in 198 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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