Communications Assistant

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Sep 14, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Full Time
Communications Assistant, The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State

The George Mason University C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State, within the Antonin Scalia Law School, invites applications for a Communications Assistant. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and it strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the Position:

Reporting to the Gray Center's Communications Director, and working closely with the Center's other team members, this position will help to design, edit, and publish the Center's communications across all platforms.


  • Operating the Center's social media and other content channels;
  • Editing and publishing the Center's working papers and policy briefs;
  • Editing and publishing the Center's web site, social media, newsletter, announcements, annual report, and special reports;
  • Improving the Center's content channels overall;
  • Building the Center's audience among journalists and other key groups.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the proven ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities effectively;
  • Self-starter, highly motivated and detail-oriented;
  • Clear and confident communicator;
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including occasional evenings and weekends when events are scheduled;
  • Ability to work with multiple internal and external stakeholders;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (including Teams), and common publishing and social-media tools.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at ; complete and submit the online application; and upload a one-page cover letter, a 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!

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

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